Bob Blackman

Former MP, Harrow East

Harrow East Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Topical Questions 27 Apr 2017

    London is the pre-eminent economic force in the country. What assistance and co-operation has my right hon. Friend received from the Mayor of London and, indeed, local authorities in London, to ensure that we have a smooth, clean Brexit that benefits the capital and the country as a whole?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Reoffending 25 Apr 2017

    What steps she is taking to reduce reoffending rates.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Reoffending 25 Apr 2017

    Hopefully, my private Member’s Bill will become the Homelessness Reduction Act on Thursday. Under the Act, prison governors will have a duty to provide prisoners with homes and prepare them for life outside prison so that they do not reoffend. What communication and training have been given to prison governors in preparation for that Act becoming law?

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Former Conservative MP for Harrow East

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for 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
  • Palestinians
  • Iran
  • Hezbollah
  • Smoking
  • Israel: Palestinians

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, 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, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 109 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Bob Blackman’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 40 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.22% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 27 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 85 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 368 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
21 January 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)
9 March 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)
11 March 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)
24 March 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)
16 May 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)
18 July 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 22 July 2016)
12 October 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 04 November 2016)
25 October 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 04 November 2016)
9 December 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 21 December 2016)
21 December 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 January 2017)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC17 8RT, for opinion surveys:
8 January 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)
18 February 2016, payment of £30. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)
30 March 2016, payment of £20. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)
12 May 2016, payment of £80. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)
23 June 2016, payment of £40. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)
28 June 2016, payment of £10. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)
22 August 2016, payment of £80. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)
25 November 2016, received £60. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 December 2016)
14 December 2016, payment of £60. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 December 2016)
28 December 2016, payment of £25. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2017)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for opinion surveys:
15 January 2016, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 September 2016)
1 September 2016, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 September 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Golden Tours
Address of donor: 156 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4ES

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 15 June 2016

Date accepted: 15 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration 02608886

(Registered 27 June 2016)
Name of donor: Shore Capital Group Ltd
Address of donor: Bond Street House, 14 Clifford Street, London W1S 4JU

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

Date received: 21 June 2016

Date accepted: 21 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration 03841076

(Registered 27 June 2016)
Name of donor: Golden Tours
Address of donor: 156 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4ES

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

Date received: 20 October 2016

Date accepted: 20 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 02608886

(Registered 24 October 2016)
Name of donor: Golden Tours
Address of donor: 156 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4ES

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

Date received: 19 January 2017

Date accepted: 19 January 2017

Donor status: company, registration 02608886

(Registered 02 February 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 15 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9BU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend the Special Royal Windsor Horse Show and Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations, total value £620 (£310 per ticket)

Date received: 13 May 2016

Date accepted: 13 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 06635743

(Registered 27 June 2016; updated 29 June 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Sewa UK Ltd (2) Vikram Bansal
Address of donor: (1) 1100 Stratford Road, Hall Green, Birmingham B28 8AD (2) private

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) accommodation for one member of staff and myself £491; food/drink for two members of staff and myself £161; transport for myself only £1,222.50; total £1,874.50 (2) transport for one member of staff £470

Destination of visit: India

Date of visit: 4-9 April 2016

Purpose of visit: To support Sewa International India and Sewa UK projects, including a residential school for children with disabilities, and meet with trustees, volunteers and political figures.

(Registered 11 May 2016)
Name of donor: Joseph Nick Sear
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Eurostar costs for myself and one member of staff, and joint accommodation, with a total approx. value of £605

Destination of visit: Paris, France

Date of visit: 8-10 July 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend the annual Free Iran Rally organized by the National Council of Resistance of Iran, in my role as a supportive British MP.

(Registered 13 July 2016)
Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 15 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): for myself and one member of staff, flights, accommodation with a total value of £4,110 (£2,055pp)

Destination of visit: Baku, Azerbaijan

Date of visit: 26 July - 31 July 2016

Purpose of visit: to meet with political and parliamentary figures, HM Ambassador, business representatives and IDP/Refugee camp of displaced people from the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.

(Registered 02 September 2016)
Name of donor: Indian High Commission
Address of donor: India House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £2,500; accommodation and hospitality valued at £1,500; £4,000 in total

Destination of visit: New Delhi

Dates of visit: 12-18 February 2017

Purpose of visit: Indo-British APPG familiarisation visit to India. To develop understanding of Indian policy aims and meet key decision makers in the Indian government and business.

(Registered 03 March 2017)
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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