Royston Smith

Conservative MP for Southampton, Itchen

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Royston Smith’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Royston Smith sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Royston Smith voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Royston Smith 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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Conservative MP for Southampton, Itchen

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

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Topics of interest

Royston Smith campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • General Practitioners
  • UK Membership of EU: Referendums
  • Palliative Care
  • General Practitioners: Southampton
  • Eating Disorders

Currently held offices

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Oct 2017 to 3 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (19 Dec 2016 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Barker Mill Estates, Longdown, Marchwood SO40 4UH, for consultancy services:
16 October 2018, £6,000 received for the period 1 May 2018 – 31 July 2018. Hours: 30 hrs (10 hrs per month). (Registered 16 October 2018)
28 June 2018, £6,000 received for the period 1 February 2018 – 30 April 2018. Hours: 30hrs (10hrs per month). (Registered 24 October 2018)
18 December 2018, £6,000 received for the period 1 August 2018 – 31 October 2018. Hours: 30 hrs (10 hrs per month). (Registered 09 January 2019)
1 March 2019, £6,000 received for the period 1 November 2018 – 31 January 2019. Hours: 30 hrs (10 hrs per month). (Registered 20 March 2019)
18 July 2019, £6,000 received for the period 1 February 2019 – 1 May 2019. Hours: 30 hrs (10 hrs per month). (Registered 18 July 2019)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion surveys:
27 August 2018, payment of £75 for July 2018 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 09 November 2018)
26 October 2018, payment of £75 for September 2018 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 09 November 2018)
14 December 2018, payment of £75 for October 2018 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 January 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Three flats in Southampton: (i) and (ii). (Registered 04 June 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Vigilo Ltd trading as RMJ Public Relations; Political Consultancy. (Registered 4 June 2015; updated 15 December 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
I am a Director of 3sfire Ltd (wholly owned commercial trading arm of Hampshire fire and rescue authority), unremunerated. (Registered 04 June 2015)
Since before my election, a Director of the Blue Lamp Trust; a charity which raises money, through driver training, to help vulnerable people who have been victims of crime. (Registered 16 December 2015; updated 26 January 2016)

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