David Warburton

Conservative MP for Somerton and Frome

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David Warburton’s voting in Parliament

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

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Conservative MP for Somerton and Frome

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

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Topics of interest

David Warburton campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Roads: South West
  • Phosphates: Pollution Control
  • Phosphates: Pollution
  • Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation
  • Seasonal Agricultural Workers' Scheme

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (7 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Nov 2021.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: UK Music
Address of donor: Savoy Hill House, 7-10 Savoy Hill, London WC2R 0BU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A ticket to the Brit Awards, value £900

Date received: 11 May 2021

Date accepted: 11 May 2021

Donor status: company, registration 3245288

(Registered 20 July 2021)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Oflang Limited, a property development company. (Registered 05 June 2016; updated 14 November 2016 and 4 December 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Harriet Warburton, as a Communications Officer and Personal Assistant. (Registered 05 June 2015)

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