Alok Sharma

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Conservative MP for Reading West

@AlokSharma_RDG https://facebook.com/AlokSharmaRDG

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Alok Sharma’s voting in Parliament

Alok Sharma is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Alok Sharma sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Alok Sharma voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Alok Sharma generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Alok Sharma generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Alok Sharma’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Alok Sharma’s full vote analysis page for more.

Alok Sharma has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Climate Change 21 Jul 2020

    The UK has demonstrated that clean, green growth is absolutely possible. Between 1990 and 2018 we grew our economy by 75 per cent, whilst cutting emissions by 43%. In his Summer Statement, my Rt hon Friend, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer set out £3 billion pounds to improve the energy efficiency of homes and public buildings which will also support around 140,000 green jobs.
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Covid-19: Support for Business 21 Jul 2020

    Since the start of the covid-19 outbreak, the Government have provided £160 billion of support through a range of schemes to protect jobs and help businesses keep going. We have also provided support to businesses through measures in the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 and the Business and Planning Bill. Working with business and trade unions, my Department has published...
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Covid-19: Support for Business 21 Jul 2020

    My hon. Friend will know that we have supported over 9 million jobs through the job retention scheme, 2.7 million people have benefited from the self- employment support scheme and around 870,000 small businesses have benefited from grants. The Chancellor set out his plan for jobs a few days ago. The key now is to get the economy up and running, so that businesses can trade.

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Conservative MP for Reading West

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

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Topics of interest

Alok Sharma campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Departmental Communication
  • Industrial Health and Safety
  • Departmental Public Consultation
  • Berkshire
  • BRIC Countries

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (since 13 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for International Development (24 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (9 Jan 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Minister of State (Communities and Local Government) (13 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (17 Jul 2016 to 13 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Feb 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Memo Fashions Ltd
Address of donor: Memo House, Kendal Avenue, Acton, London W3 0XA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 01810877

(Registered 20 August 2019)
Name of donor: Brera Life Sciences Consultancy Ltd
Address of donor: 31 Chertsey Street, Guildford GU1 4HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 09096692

(Registered 09 October 2019)
Name of donor: Bansols Beta Ltd
Address of donor: The Courtyard, Chapel Lane, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4DB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 02878404

(Registered 05 November 2019)
Name of donor: Aquind Ltd
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 06681477

(Registered 03 January 2020)
Name of donor: Mr Ravi and Mrs Manju Mehrotra
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individuals

(Registered 03 January 2020)

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