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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 generally voted against culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Bob Blackman has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Holocaust Memorial Day 23 Jan 2020

    I am grateful, Mr Deputy Speaker, for the opportunity to speak in this deeply emotional debate. I congratulate the hon. Member for Warrington North (Charlotte Nichols) on her speech—on a personal level, but also in understanding the Jewish people and what they actually went through. Antisemitism is not new. It has been prevalent in society for centuries, and it is still prevalent with us...
  • Holocaust Memorial Day 23 Jan 2020

    I thank my hon. Friend for his intervention. It was clear that this was going on for a long time before the second world war broke out. Hermann and his brother had to walk to and from school, because German culture at that time prevented Jewish people from travelling on trams. Jewish people were not allowed to mix with other people on trams—this was the dehumanisation of Jewish people. Of...
  • Holocaust Memorial Day 23 Jan 2020

    I have not visited, but I will make it a priority to do so when it is convenient, because I believe that it is something we should go and witness for ourselves. Hermann and his brother had a long journey to get to the United Kingdom. They were then taken to a refugee hostel in Margate, where they remained for about a year, during which time Hermann had his bar mitzvah. They regularly wrote to...

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Profile

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
  • Health
  • International Development
  • Tobacco
  • Smoking
  • Palestinians
  • Iran
  • Hezbollah

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
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)
18 January 2019, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 August 2019)
29 March 2019, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 August 2019)
16 May 2019, received £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 August 2019)
26 July 2019, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 August 2019)
27 August 2019, received £150 for surveys in May and June 2019. Hours: approx. 1 hr in total. (Registered 10 September 2019)
25 October 2019, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 31 October 2019)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC17 8RT, for opinion surveys:
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)
15 January 2019, received £70. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 24 July 2019)
7 February 2019, received £30. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 24 July 2019)
2 April 2019, received £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 24 July 2019)
13 May 2019, received £60. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 24 July 2019)
24 June 2019, received £80. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 24 July 2019)
22 July 2019, received £80. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 24 July 2019)
16 August 2019, received £40. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 August 2019)
23 October 2019, received £60. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 24 October 2019)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for opinion surveys:
16 January 2019, received £200. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 18 January 2019)
8 August 2019, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 August 2019)
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: Ticket to the 2019 London Football Awards, value £291.60

Date received: 28 February 2019

Date accepted: 28 February 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00077797

(Registered 18 April 2019)
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: Eleven tickets to England v Czech Republic, value £770

Date received: 22 March 2019

Date accepted: 22 March 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00077797

(Registered 18 April 2019)
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 the FA Cup Final at Wembley, value £250

Date received: 18 May 2019

Date accepted: 18 May 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00077797

(Registered 20 May 2019)
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 (£75 each) with hospitality (£135 per person) to watch England versus Bulgaria at Wembley Stadium, total value £420

Date received: 7 September 2019

Date accepted: 7 September 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00077797

(Registered 11 September 2019)
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Bangladesh
Address of donor: 104 High St, London Colney AL2 1QL

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): International flights £600, domestic flights £80, accommodation £400; total £1,080

Destination of visit: Bangladesh

Dates of visit: 13-20 September 2019

Purpose of visit: Social Action Project arranged by Conservative Friends of Bangladesh.

(Registered 31 October 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: John Pius Kunnachery
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation for my wife and myself, value £6,500

Destination of visit: Kerala, India

Dates of visit: 15 - 22 February 2019

Purpose of visit: To further the Member's understanding of Indian traditional medicines and promoting UK-India relations.

(Registered 14 March 2019)
Name of donor: International Siddhashram Shakti Centre
Address of donor: 22 Palmerston Road, Harrow HA3 7RR

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Transport and accommodation for my wife and myself, value £1,800

Destination of visit: Mumbai, India

Dates of visit: 22 - 24 February 2019

Purpose of visit: Meetings with community figures and promoting UK-India relations.

(Registered 21 March 2019)
Name of donor: Hadi Saidi
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Transport and accommodation for my wife and myself, total value £1,647

Destination of visit: Tirana/Ashraf, Albania

Dates of visit: 12-14 July 2019

Purpose of visit: Attending a conference on Iran.

(Registered 26 July 2019)
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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