Bob Stewart

MP, Beckenham

Beckenham Conservative

Bob Stewart campaigned to leave the European Union

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Bob Stewart’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Bob Stewart sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Bob Stewart consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Aleppo 28 Nov 2016

    I have organised airdrops in a benign environment. That is the ideal situation, because airdrops are not high but low, and aircraft carrying them out are very vulnerable. If the House wants airdrops to be carried out in a non-benign environment, it must expect our aircraft to be brought down. If that is the risk that this Parliament wishes to take, let it please, in future, vote for...
  • Awards for Valour (Protection) Bill 25 Nov 2016

    I hope that the Minister will indulge me, because I wish to make a short comment. Tomorrow I shall have the extreme honour of presenting the order of the Légion d’Honneur to Canon William Clements in Coloma Court home in my constituency. The priest was offshore in a royal naval vessel on D-day, and I am going to his bedside to give it to him. That is a singular honour for me. I...
  • Awards for Valour (Protection) Bill 25 Nov 2016

    My hon. Friend the Minister has hit the nail on the head with her comment that the London Gazette could keep such a database. Every gallantry award goes through the London Gazette, even those awarded to people who have done something for the security services. I am sure that some kind of system could be made available through the London Gazette that would enable the information to be accessed...

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Conservative MP for Beckenham

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Syria
  • Iran: Tanks
  • Exports
  • Academies
  • Germany

Currently held offices

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 21 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 8 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Defence Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 3 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 90 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Bob Stewart’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Bob Stewart’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 281 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 February 2016 to 31 January 2017, consultant providing leadership and mentoring services to LBC Wise Counsel, Cheltenham Film and Photographic Studios, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6PN. LBC Wise Counsel provides leadership and management training for lawyers. I will receive £500 a month for an expected monthly commitment of 5 hours. (Registered 03 February 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Bahrain Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs P.O. Box 547, Government Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; £4,753

Destination of visit: Bahrain

Date of visit: 21-25 January 2016

Purpose of visit: Conservative Middle East Council delegation to Bahrain

(Registered 02 February 2016)
Name of donor: Government of Taiwan
Address of donor: Taiwan Representative Office, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and transport with a value of £1,750

Destination of visit: Taipei

Dates of visit: 25 September – 2 October 2016

Purpose of visit: Briefings on Taiwan by Taiwanese Government.

(Registered 14 October 2016)
Name of donor: Government of Kazakhstan
Address of donor: Kazakhstan Embassy, 125 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5EA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flight £2,000, accommodation £1,500 and transport/hospitality £350, total value £3,850

Destination of visit: Astana

Dates of visit: 4–8 October 2016

Purpose of visit: As part of the APPG on Kazakhstan, meetings with Senate, Parliament, Prime Minister, Education Minister, Human Rights Commissioner and Sovereign Wealth Fund managers to discuss bilateral relationships.

(Registered 14 October 2016)
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: 150 Strand, London WC2E 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): for myself and my wife, travel and accommodation with a total value of £1,116

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 8-11 September 2016

Purpose of visit: Gibraltar APPG delegation.

(Registered 17 October 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Claire Podbielski-Stewart, as part-time Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Registered 15 May 2015)

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