Mark Spencer

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Conservative MP for Sherwood


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Mark Spencer’s voting in Parliament

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

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Last updated: 18 May 2022. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Conservative MP for Sherwood

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

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Topics of interest

Mark Spencer campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Ministerial Visits: Nottinghamshire
  • Green Deal
  • Tobacco: Smuggling
  • Bees: Insecticides
  • Local Government Finance

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (since 7 Sep 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (8 Feb 2022 to 7 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (8 Feb 2022 to 8 Sep 2022)
  • Member, House of Commons Commission (8 Feb 2022 to 6 Sep 2022)
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (8 Feb 2022 to 6 Sep 2022)
  • Chief Whip (24 Jul 2019 to 8 Feb 2022)
  • Comptroller (HM Household) (Whip, House of Commons) (26 Jul 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • The Vice-Chamberlain of HM Household (9 Jan 2018 to 26 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (14 Nov 2017 to 4 Sep 2019)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (15 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jun 2016 to 15 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 10 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Jan 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
Partner in CH Spencer and Son (farmers). Address: Spring Lane Farm, Mapperley Plains, Notts. I receive benefit in kind from the farm of £5-10,000 per annum in the form of payment of telephone, heating and council tax of my family home. I perform a maximum of 80-100 hours per year of otherwise unremunerated work on the farm. (Registered 31 May 2010; updated 01 November 2018)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Gary Digva
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,900 to the Sherwood Parliamentary Conservative Association's Fighting Fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 May 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
On 2 November 2021, I accepted honorary membership of the Carlton Club for the duration of my tenure as Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, and Government Chief Whip. On 12 May 2022, I received confirmation that this membership will continue for the duration of my tenure as Leader of the House of Commons. (Registered 29 November 2021; updated 13 May 2022)
Name of donor: Hestview Ltd
Address of donor: 4 Wellington Place, Leeds LS1 4AP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two hospitality tickets for the Championship Playoff at Wembley, total value £700

Date received: 29 May 2022

Date accepted: 29 May 2022

Donor status: company, registration 01100741

(Registered 09 June 2022)
Name of donor: Nottingham Forest Football Club
Address of donor: The City Ground, Pavilion Road, Nottingham NG2 5FJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three hospitality tickets for the Championship Play Off Final at Wembley, total value £1,050

Date received: 29 May 2022

Date accepted: 29 May 2022

Donor status: company, registration 1630402

(Registered 09 June 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A farm (see category 1) in Sherwood: (i) and (ii).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Spring Lane Farm Ltd (formerly Floralands Ltd); a farm shop of which I am an unremunerated director. (Updated 26 May 2016)
Partner in CH Spencer and Son (farmers). (Registered 07 June 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
As part of its holdings, Spring Lane Farm Ltd owns a garden centre in Sherwood. (Updated 26 May 2016 and 07 June 2016)

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