Julian Smith

Conservative MP for Skipton and Ripon

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Julian Smith’s voting in Parliament

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

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Last updated: 8 Dec 2021. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Energy Prices: Support for Business 22 Sep 2022

    I welcome my right hon. Friend’s package, which is already having an effect in North Yorkshire—Angus Fire, in the small town of Bentham, emailed this morning to thank him for this rapid intervention—but may I ask how quickly businesses in rural areas such as North Yorkshire will hear of the Government’s intervention for off-grid customers?
  • Northern Ireland: Cost of Living Increases 7 Sep 2022

    I welcome the new Secretary of State. I hope he has had time to savour those moments of ecstatic relief upon realising, as a former Chief Whip, that he no longer has responsibility for the Tory parliamentary party. Northern Ireland has unique energy needs: a reliance on heating oil, different regulation, a preponderance of small businesses and very low disposable incomes. Will the Minister...
  • Northern Ireland Protocol Bill: Clause 1 - Overview of main provisions 13 Jul 2022

    Will the Minister give way?

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Conservative MP for Skipton and Ripon

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

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Topics of interest

Julian Smith campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Procurement
  • Conditions of Employment
  • EU Law
  • Departmental Food

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (24 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Chief Whip (2 Nov 2017 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 14 Nov 2017)
  • The Treasurer of HM Household (13 Jun 2017 to 2 Nov 2017)
  • The Vice-Chamberlain of HM Household (17 Jul 2016 to 13 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Hygen Energy Ltd (previously known as Ryse Hydrogen Ltd; affordable hydrogen distribution and dispensing assets) of Union House, 12-16 St Michael's Street, Oxford OX1 2DU, for work as an external adviser advising on business development. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 04 August 2020; updated 18 November 2021)
From 1 August 2021 until 16 November 2021, I received fees of £60,000 plus VAT a year, paid monthly, for a commitment of 20 hrs a year. (Registered 04 August 2020; updated 26 July 2021 and 18 November 2021)
From 1 January 2021 until 16 November 2021, external adviser to Simply Blue Management (UK) Ltd of Chi An Lorell Sector 2, Aerohub Business Park, St Mawgan, Newquay TR8 4R7, part of the Simply Blue Group (marine project developer). I received fees of £2,000 per month plus VAT for advising on business development. Hours: 1-2 hours per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 14 January 2021; updated 18 November 2021)
From 17 March 2021 until 16 November 2021, external adviser to MJM Marine Ltd (marine refurbishment and fitting, property and renewables), of Carnbane Business Park, Newry, Co Down BT35 6QH. I received fees of £60,000 plus VAT a year, paid monthly, for advising on business development. Hours: 30-40 hrs a year. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 17 March 2021; updated 18 November 2021)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
I have accepted honorary membership for life of the Carlton Club. (Registered 19 January 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Three residential properties in London, the third being acquired in July 2016: (i) and (ii). (Updated 23 April 2013 and 04 August 2016)

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