James Wharton

MP, Stockton South

Stockton South Conservative

James Wharton campaigned to leave the European Union

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James Wharton’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of James Wharton’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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James Wharton has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 17 Jan 2017

    Environmental Audit: Sustainable Development Goals in the UK. 10:20 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: James Wharton MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for International Development Gwen Hines, Director, International Relations Division, DFID Chris Skidmore MP, Parliamentary Secretary, Minister for the Constitution, Cabinet Office
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Tuberculosis 13 Jan 2017

    Tackling the spread of infectious diseases like tuberculosis (TB) is a priority across the recently published bilateral and multilateral development reviews and the research review. The United Nations General Assembly recently agreed to hold the first ever High Level Meeting on TB in 2018 and ahead of this, we will work with international partners to galvanise increased commitments.
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Central African Republic: International Assistance 13 Jan 2017

    DFID welcomes the outcome of the Brussels donor conference for the Central African Republic which raised approximately $2 billion against an overall target of $3.1 billion over five years. This will fund a joint recovery and peacebuilding plan supported by the government, the EU, the UN and the World Bank. DFID remains concerned about the humanitarian situation. An estimated 50% of the...

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Conservative MP for Stockton South

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Insolvency Service: Stockton On Tees
  • Renewable Energy
  • Asylum: Finance
  • Traffic Penalty Tribunal
  • Business: Government Assistance

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Northern Powerhouse) (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 12 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all James Wharton’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 91.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 124 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Wharton’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 197 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £11,000

Date received: 10 February 2016

Date accepted: 10 February 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 March 2016)
Name of donor: Anthony Howard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Date received: 18 February 2016

Date accepted: 18 February 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 March 2016)
Name of donor: Sukhraj Singh
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 18 February 2016

Date accepted: 18 February 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 March 2016)
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 24 February 2016

Date accepted: 24 February 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 March 2016)
Name of donor: David Soley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,000

Date received: 4 March 2016

Date accepted: 4 March 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 March 2016)
Name of donor: Dominic Johnson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: sponsorship of a fundraising dinner with a value of £5,845.90

Date received: 26 February 2016

Date accepted: 26 February 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 March 2016)
Name of donor: Anthony Howard
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 27 August 2016

Date accepted: 27 August 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 31 August 2016)

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