James Wharton

MP, Stockton South

Stockton South Conservative

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.

However, James Wharton sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • James Wharton consistently voted against an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • DFID’s Programme in Nigeria — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] 23 Mar 2017

    I thank hon. Members for their contributions and the very broad range of issues that they raised. In particular, I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Mid Derbyshire (Pauline Latham), whose tour de force opening comments covered a broad range of subjects—I hope I have been able to note them down sufficiently to answer her questions. In line with her gentle suggestion, if I fail to...
  • DFID’s Programme in Nigeria — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] 23 Mar 2017

    My hon. Friend makes a relevant and important observation. The long-term sustainability of education in countries such as Nigeria must be founded on Government support and investment. We want to see and encourage more of that. We can offer direct support, as we do now, for those who need to benefit from it. We can offer technical assistance and support in training teachers and establishing...
  • Syrian Refugee Crisis — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] 23 Mar 2017

    First, I join the shadow Minister, the hon. Member for Bradford East (Imran Hussain), in offering my condolences and those of all of us here today to those who have been so terribly affected by events yesterday, including Keith Palmer, who gave his life in protecting this place and the democracy that we are continuing the work of in this debate and in the House and across the estate and...

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Conservative MP for Stockton South

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

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Topics of interest

James Wharton campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well 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 89.69% 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.
  • 120 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Wharton’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 203 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 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)
Name of donor: Anthony Howard
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 10 February 2017

Date accepted: 10 February 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 February 2017)
Name of donor: IPGL Ltd
Address of donor: Park House, 16 Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7EB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 24 February 2017

Date accepted: 24 February 2017

Donor status: company, registration 02011009

(Registered 02 March 2017)

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