Bob Blackman

Conservative MP for Harrow East

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Bob Blackman’s voting in Parliament

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

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

  • Bob Blackman almost always voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Bob Blackman generally voted against culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Tower Blocks: Dangerous Cladding 22 Jan 2019

    In evidence to the Select Committee, Rockwool has claimed that there are more than 1,600 high-rise buildings with unsafe cladding, rather than the 397—I think—that the Department claims. That is a clear, massive disparity. Will my hon. Friend make sure before he comes before the Select Committee next Monday that we are given a clear explanation of why there is this wide disparity and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel and Palestine 22 Jan 2019

    Further to the question of my hon. Friend the Member for Morley and Outwood (Andrea Jenkyns) on materials that are sent to Gaza for building homes, but are being diverted to build terror tunnels, what action is my right hon. Friend taking to ensure that our aid is used to build homes for people in Gaza rather than terror tunnels?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 22 Jan 2019

    There is widespread concern among the Muslim, Hindu, Tamil and Christian communities in Sri Lanka about the appointment of alleged war criminals to very senior positions. What representations has my right hon. Friend made to the Sri Lankan Government to prevent this from happening?

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Conservative MP for Harrow East

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

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Topics of interest

Bob Blackman campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department of Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Health
  • Tobacco
  • Smoking
  • Palestinians
  • Iran
  • Hezbollah

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (13 Jun 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (30 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (10 Jun 2013 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (12 Jun 2012 to 25 Apr 2013)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
5 January 2018, received £100. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 07 June 2018)
19 March 2018, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 07 June 2018)
16 April 2018, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 07 June 2018)
29 May 2018, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 07 June 2018)
25 June 2018, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 05 November 2018)
9 August 2018, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 05 November 2018)
27 August 2018, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 05 November 2018)
25 October 2018, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 05 November 2018)
17 December 2018, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 20 December 2018)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC17 8RT, for opinion surveys:
20 December 2017, received £60. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 January 2018)
10 January 2018, received £30. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 06 August 2018)
9 March 2018, received £60. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 06 August 2018)
22 March 2018, received £80. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 06 August 2018)
18 June 2018, received £80. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 06 August 2018)
2 August 2018, received £100. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 06 August 2018)
1 October 2018, payment of £60. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 11 December 2018)
18 October 2018, payment of £70. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 11 December 2018)
22 November 2018, payment of £100. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 11 December 2018)
7 December 2018, payment of £100. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 11 December 2018)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for opinion surveys:
16 January 2018, payment of £200. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 19 January 2018)
9 July 2019, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 09 July 2018)
Payments from Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for opinion surveys:
16 January 2018, payment of £10. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 10 December 2018)
6 February 2018, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 10 December 2018)
16 February 2018, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 10 December 2018)
22 March 2018, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 10 December 2018)
4 September 2018, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 10 December 2018)
4 September 2018, another payment of £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 10 December 2018)
5 December 2018, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 10 December 2018)
12 December 2018, received £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 December 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Football Association
Address of donor: PO Box 1966, London SW1P 9EQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for Cup Final, with associated hospitality, estimated value £380

Date received: 19 May 2018

Date accepted: 19 May 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00077797

(Registered 08 June 2018)
Name of donor: Football Association
Address of donor: PO Box 1966, London SW1P 9EQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for Community Shield at Wembley, with associated hospitality, estimated value £520; and a further four tickets for a staff member, value £280; £800 in total

Date received: 5 August 2018

Date accepted: 5 August 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00077797

(Registered 06 August 2018)
Name of donor: Football Association
Address of donor: PO Box 1966, London SW1P 9EQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for England vs Spain at Wembley, total value £800

Date received: 8 September 2018

Date accepted: 8 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00077797

(Registered 25 September 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The International Siddhashram Shakti Centre (ISSC) India
Address of donor: Vaghaldhara, Ta and Dist: Valsad, Gujarat, 396375, India

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): International and domestic transport, food and accommodation, for myself and one member of staff, with a total value of £11,300

Destination of visit: Ahmedabad and Delhi, India

Dates of visit: 11-19 February 2018

Purpose of visit: To meet with political figures in India and attend a Delhi World Peace and Harmony Event with youth leaders.

(Registered 28 February 2018)
Name of donor: Welle Association for Human Rights and Freedom
Address of donor: Postfach 1764, 8048 Zurich

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For me and a member of staff, rail tickets and accommodation with a total value of £412

Destination of visit: Paris

Dates of visit: 29 June - 2 July 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend the Free Iran Rally.

(Registered 16 July 2018)
Name of donor: Embassy of Azerbaijan, London
Address of donor: 4 Kensington Court, London W8 5DL

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For me and a member of staff, flights £3,640 and hotel £273.98, total value £3,913.98

Destination of visit: Baku, Azerbaijan

Dates of visit: 18-21 September 2018

Purpose of visit: As Chair of the APPG on Azerbaijan, to attend the 100th anniversary of the Parliament of Azerbaijan.

(Registered 01 October 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Six buy-to-let properties in Welwyn Garden City owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Nicola Blackman, as Office Manager.

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