Guy Opperman

MP, Hexham

Hexham Conservative

Guy Opperman campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Guy Opperman’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Guy Opperman sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Guy Opperman consistently voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Guy Opperman consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Profile

Conservative MP for Hexham

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Education
  • Fuel Poverty
  • Vocational Education: Hexham
  • Biofuels
  • Identity Cards
  • Prisons: Smoking

Currently held offices

  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Guy Opperman’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.26% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 154 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Guy Opperman’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 256 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Barrister in private practice until 5 May 2010; non-practising thereafter. Fees received since 6 May 2010 for legal services provided. Work done before 6 May 2010; no hourly rate agreed, but all between £100 and £250 per hour save where specified. All payments exclusive of VAT, all gross (Updated 20 August 2013):
Solicitors: Macleod. Address: 32 Widmore Road, Bromley BR1 1RY:
Received £400 on 13 August 2015, for work carried out on 10 September 1997; no specific hourly rate. (Registered 02 September 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Calor Gas Ltd
Address of donor: Athena House, Athena Drive, Tachbrook Park, Warwick, CV34 6RL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing 16,000 copies of booklet on how to save on energy bills, value £2,800; distribution in my constituency, value £540, and postage to outlying areas, value £160; £3,500 in total

Date of receipt: 24-30 November 2015

Date of acceptance: 24-30 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 00303703

(Registered 01 December 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Atom Bank
Address of donor: Northumbria House, Aykley Heads, Durham DH1 5TS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: a place at the Global Leadership Foundation's charity dinner at the Connaught Rooms, London; value £750

Date received: 22 October 2015

Date accepted: 22 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 08632552

(Registered 11 November 2015)
Name of donor: Sunil Mehra
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: a ticket to the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham; value £715

Date received: 31 October 2015

Date accepted: 31 October 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 November 2015)
Name of donor: The Jockey Club
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6LS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality whilst attending Liverpool races with a value of £399

Date received: 7 April 2016

Date accepted: 7 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 2909409

(Registered 29 April 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Falkland Islands Government
Address of donor: The Secretariat, Stanley, Falkland Islands FIQQ 1ZZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation with a value of £3,366.08

Destination of visit: Falkland Islands

Date of visit: 10-17 February 2016

Purpose of visit: cross party familiarisation visit to meet the Falkland Island Government, visit the Mount Pleasant military base, assess what UK taxpayers are contributing, and understand how public services are provided in the islands.

(Registered 15 March 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 28 January 2016, a director of Tynedale Community Ventures Ltd; a company supporting social enterprise. (Registered 22 March 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Investment of start up capital in Atom Bank, currently registered as Crossco 1337 plc. (Registered 13 May 2014)
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
Until 24 March 2016, my partner, Flora Coleman, was employed as a corporate affairs consultant by MHP Communications. (Registered 27 July 2015; updated 31 March 2016)

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