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A selection of Antoinette Sandbach’s votes
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Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
23 votes for, 47 votes against, 9 absences, between 2016–2019.
Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016.
Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2016.
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2016.
Consistently voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2015–2016.
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2016–2019.
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I would be grateful if the hon. Lady could confirm that she welcomes the ambition in the Bill to be the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than it inherited, but does she also agree that that means that the Bill should reflect a non-regression principle—in other words, that our environmental standards should not fall below what we currently have?
To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will publish a list of the stakeholders consulted in advance of the publication of the European Union Withdrawal Agreement Bill on 21 October 2019.
I have always set out wanting to agree a deal with the EU that delivers the outcome of the referendum within the terms of the 2017 manifesto that I stood on. I have fought against an undemocratic no deal and always voted for a deal. In fact, I have voted for a deal more times than the Prime Minister. I have even voted for a deal more times than the Home Secretary, the Foreign Secretary, the...
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Former Independent MP for Eddisbury
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019
Topics of interest
Antoinette Sandbach campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Transport
- Department for International Trade
- Department for Exiting the European Union
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department of Health
- High Speed 2 Railway Line
- Trade Agreements: Mexico
- High Speed 2 Railway Line: Eddisbury
- Trade Agreements: Caribbean
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (28 Jan 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (13 Mar 2017 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 25 Apr 2016)
- Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
Name of donor: (1) Stiftung Mercator (2) King Baudouin Foundation
Address of donor: (1) Huyssenallee 40, 45128 Essen (2) Brederodestraat/Rue Brederode 21, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, travel, accommodation and hospitality, value (1) £484.76 (2) £484.76
Destination of visit: Rome
Dates of visit: 1-3 February 2019
Purpose of visit: Participation in Mercator Sixth European Dialogue Conference.
(Registered 12 February 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Agricultural land, houses and forestry in Conwy, managed by Hafodunos Farms Ltd (see category 7 below): (i) and (ii). (Registered 04 June 2015)
House in London: (i). (Registered 04 June 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Hafodunos Farms Ltd; agriculture forestry property management. (Registered 04 June 2015)
Hatsch Trading; investment. (Registered 04 June 2015)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
9 Bedford Row Holdings; shares in property, chambers building. (Registered 04 June 2015)
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