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.

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

  • James Wharton consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Islamic State: Genocide 20 Sep 2016

    Since June 2014, DFID has committed 129.5 million in humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable internally displaced people in Iraq, including Yezidis and those living in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. To date, the UK has pledged over 2.3 billion in response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria and the region. Our support is reaching vulnerable and displaced Syrians, including...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Palestinian Authority 19 Sep 2016

    The UK deplores incitement to violence on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and takes the issue of incitement extremely seriously. When incidents of incitement to violence do occur, we do not hesitate to raise and condemn these with the Palestinian Authority. The UK raises the issue of incitement as part of the FCO-led UK-Palestinian strategic dialogue, most recently in February...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Palestinian Authority 19 Sep 2016

    The last formal assessment of the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) commitment to the Partnership Principles, including the PA’s commitment to respecting human rights, was carried out in May 2016. Our assessment is that the PA continues to deliver on the Partnership Principles, even under increasingly fragile and volatile conditions.

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Profile

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 22 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 91.67% 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.
  • 128 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Wharton’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 184 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Sir John Hall
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 16 December 2015

Date accepted: 16 December 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 December 2015)
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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