Robert Jenrick

Former Conservative MP for Newark


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Robert Jenrick is a former MP for Newark.

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Former Conservative MP for Newark

Entered the House of Commons on 6 June 2014 — Byelection

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Robert Jenrick campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Transport
  • Southwell Minster School
  • Visas: National Security
  • Freezing of Assets: Iran
  • Wind Power: Nottinghamshire
  • Refugees: Afghanistan

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister for Immigration (25 Oct 2022 to 6 Dec 2023)
  • Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) ( 7 Sep 2022 to 25 Oct 2022)
  • The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (24 Jul 2019 to 15 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee ( 5 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • The Exchequer Secretary ( 9 Jan 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee ( 7 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • UK Armed Forces in Middle East 29 Apr 2024

    Hamas are a terrorist organisation that hate the United Kingdom and everything that we stand for. It would therefore be deeply unwise for the UK to commit British servicemen and women, whether on the ground or on the pier in Gaza. It is for precisely that reason that the White House has categorically ruled this out. Will the Minister take the opportunity to do the same, so that we can...
  • Backbench Business: Large-scale Solar Farms — [Gordan Henderson in the Chair] 18 Apr 2024

    My hon. Friend knows that I am the last person to be a nimby, and Nottinghamshire’s heritage is among the richest for industry and energy production—it dates back centuries—but the point that our right hon. Friend the Member for Ludlow (Philip Dunne) made could equally be applied to the situation in Nottinghamshire. We are not opposed to solar farms. The issue is the scale of the...
  • Backbench Business: Large-scale Solar Farms — [Gordan Henderson in the Chair] 18 Apr 2024

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend for giving way again. I want to re-emphasise the point she just made about the height of the solar panels. I wonder whether the proponents of the schemes and those considering the applications in Government actually understand the scale of what is being proposed. For the application that my hon. Friend and I face, the panels are as high as a house, and some of...

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