Michelle Donelan

MP, Chippenham

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Chippenham Conservative

Michelle Donelan’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Michelle Donelan sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Michelle Donelan voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Michelle Donelan voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill: Independent investigation of deaths 15 Jun 2018

    Does my hon. Friend agree that this Bill is vital and it is a testament to the work of Seni Lewis’s family? Is she as concerned as I am about jeopardising this Bill, because it is so important, not least to my constituents, that we tackle this important area?
  • Parking Charges: Chippenham 13 Jun 2018

    I beg to move, That this House has considered Chippenham parking charges. This week in Parliament, we are discussing the two issues that I would argue are the most important to Chippenham residents: Brexit and, believe it or not, parking. I should say that those are the two issues on which I receive the most correspondence. Parking is an issue across the constituency, but today I shall focus...

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Conservative MP for Chippenham

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Michelle Donelan campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Fracking
  • Refugees: Children
  • Electric Vehicles
  • HIV Infection: Drugs
  • Colorectal Cancer

Currently held offices

  • Member, Education Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Petitions Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (25 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Education Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 98 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Michelle Donelan’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 44 written questions in the last year — 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 97.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 132 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Michelle Donelan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 105 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Jun 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing opinion surveys:
16 January 2018, received £200. Hours: 1 hr 30 mins. (Registered 26 January 2018)
Payments from ComRes, Coveham House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham KT11 3EP, for completing opinion surveys:
2 February 2018, received £100. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 29 May 2018)
14 March 2018, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 May 2018)
16 April 2018, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 May 2018)
22 May 2018, received £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 29 May 2018)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Richard Needham
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: James Fuller
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,600

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Kenneth Carther
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Jamie Cayzer-Colvin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: J Andrew Fenwick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Anthony Best Dynamics Ltd
Address of donor: Middleton Drive, Bradford on Avon BA15 1GB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,750 towards my Wiltshire Festival of Engineering and Manufacturing

Date received: 27 October 2017

Date accepted: 27 October 2017

Donor status: company, registration 1658222

(Registered 09 January 2018)
Name of donor: James Dyson Foundation
Address of donor: Tetbury Hill, Malmesbury SN16 0RP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,450 towards my Wiltshire Festival of Engineering and Manufacturing

Date received: 3 November 2017

Date accepted: 3 November 2017

Donor status: other

(Registered 09 January 2018)
Name of donor: Tulip Ltd
Address of donor: Seton House, Warwick Technology Park, Gallows Hills, Warwick CV34 6DA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,250 towards my Wiltshire Festival of Engineering and Manufacturing

Date received: 5 December 2017

Date accepted: 5 December 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00608077

(Registered 09 January 2018)
Name of donor: Siemens Rail Automation
Address of donor: Faraday House, Sir William Siemens Sq, Frimley GU16 8QD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,555 towards my Wiltshire Festival of Engineering and Manufacturing

Date received: 10 December 2017

Date accepted: 10 December 2017

Donor status: company, registration 01641421

(Registered 09 January 2018)
Name of donor: Airbus Operations Ltd
Address of donor: Pegasus House, Aerospace Avenue, Filton BS34 7PA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 towards my Wiltshire Festival of Engineering and Manufacturing

Date received: 8 January 2018

Date accepted: 8 January 2018

Donor status: company, registration 3468788

(Registered 09 January 2018)
Name of donor: EDF Nuclear Generation LTD
Address of donor: GSO Business Park, East Kilbride, Glasgow G74 5PG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,555 towards my Wiltshire Festival of Engineering and Manufacturing

Date received: 20 October 2017

Date accepted: 26 October 2017

Donor status: company, registration 3076445

(Registered 22 January 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Grahame Berkeley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: healthcare with a value of £3,402

Date received: 12 January 2017

Date accepted: 12 January 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka
Address of donor: Republic Building, Colombo 1, Sri Lanka

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, meals and accommodation with an approx. value of £7,750

Destination of visit: Sri Lanka (Colombo, Jaffna, Kandy)

Dates of visit: 2-8 January 2018

Purpose of visit: Participation in a study tour (Anglo-Sri Lankan relations, international trade, port city reconstruction, endangered species).

(Registered 30 January 2018)

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