Margot James

Former Independent MP for Stourbridge

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Recent appearances

  • Valedictory Debate 5 Nov 2019

    The Information Commissioner’s Office is empowered under the Data Protection Act 2018 to produce a code of practice for political campaigning and it has produced a code. Does he agree that the next Government should put that code of practice into statute?
  • Leaving the EU: Workers’ Rights 29 Oct 2019

    I welcome my right hon. Friend’s commitment to the UK becoming the best place in the world in which to work and grow a business. Does she agree that we need to consider the way in which employment protection and the tribunals system impact on those in low paid and insecure employment in particular?
  • Health and Social Care: Bedrolite 29 Oct 2019

    What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Bedrolite in treating (a) multiple sclerosis and (b) other neurological conditions.

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Former Independent MP for Stourbridge

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019

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Topics of interest

Margot James campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Obesity
  • Human Trafficking
  • Drugs: Rehabilitation
  • NHS: Drugs
  • NHS: Redundancy Pay

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (9 Jan 2018 to 18 Jul 2019)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (17 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 8 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Margot James’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 79.17% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 90 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 345 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Cottage in Worcestershire: (i) and (ii).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Violet Productions; film production
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Childcare Corp VCT

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