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Matthew Offord’s voting in Parliament
Matthew Offord is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Matthew Offord’s votes.
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
20 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
14 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 abstention, 3 absences, between 2012–2018
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019
Almost always voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
8 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
50 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2012–2016
Last updated: 25 Feb 2020.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what support is provided for looked after children after their 18th birthday.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure retailers do not unnecessarily raise prices of (a) hand sanitiser, (b) hand soap, (c) disposable masks, (d) antibacterial wipes and (e) other anti-bacterial products.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will undertake a review of looked after children which includes the views of children in the care system.
More of Matthew Offord’s recent appearances
Conservative MP for Hendon
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Matthew Offord campaigned to leave the European Union
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Office
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Middle East
- Marine Conservation Zones
- Iran: Nuclear Power
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014 Committee (11 Jun 2014 to 30 Oct 2014)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (3 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2020.
1. Employment and earnings
27 August 2019, received £150 from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for two surveys. Hours: 2 hrs in total. (Registered 17 September 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Dukehill Services Ltd
Address of donor: 4 Birchley Estate, Birchfield Lane, Oldbury B69 1DT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Date received: 9 December 2019
Date accepted: 6 January 2020
Donor status: company, registration 06317947
(Registered 06 February 2020)
Name of donor: United & Cecil Club
Address of donor: c/o Nathan Steinberg, Kreston Reeves, 3rd Floor, 24 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4YX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Date received: 14 November 2019
Date accepted: 14 November 2019
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 11 February 2020)
Name of donor: Somaliland Mission UK
Address of donor: 234 Whitechapel Rd, Whitechapel, London E1 1BJ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): SAFE
+ briefing with a value of £269.74, the cost of which was paid on 3 April 2019. All other costs met by a non-registrable source.
Destination of visit: Somaliland
Dates of visit: 3 – 7 April 2018
Purpose of visit: APPG
on Somaliland visit to meet with Somaliland Government officials to discuss developments in the area.
(Registered 16 April 2019)
Name of donor: Hadi Saidi
Address of donor: private
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For myself and a member of staff, flights £580; accommodation £300; total value £880
Destination of visit: Albania
Dates of visit: 12 - 15 July 2019
Purpose of visit: To attend the Free Iran Grand Gathering.
(Registered 09 August 2019)
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