David Warburton

MP, Somerton and Frome

Somerton and Frome Conservative

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.

However, David Warburton sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Warburton consistently 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: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children 2 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the most recent consultation with local authorities took place on their capacity to receive vulnerable children under Section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016; and what steps her Department is taking to consult local authorities on whether they can make more places available.
  • Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill: Bus Services Bill [Lords] 1 Mar 2017

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Manchester, Withington (Jeff Smith). I feel I should apologise for not talking more about Manchester. Fabulous place though it is, I think that it has been well-represented in the Chamber today so, instead, I will talk briefly about the importance of buses to rural communities, which has been mentioned by my hon. Friends the Members for North...
  • Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill: Bus Services Bill [Lords] 1 Mar 2017

    Absolutely. I thank my hon. Friend for making that point, and he must be reading my mind, because that leads on very neatly to my third point, which is about increasing choices in the chain of provision—passenger choice and supplier choice. I am conscious that the franchising measure will ensure, as the Government have made clear, that “only authorities with the ability, powers...

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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 Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • British Overseas Territories: Marine Conservation Zones
  • Schools: Somerton and Frome
  • Asylum: Children
  • Trade Promotion: South West
  • Pension Protection Fund

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 7 Nov 2016)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Mar 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: UK Music
Address of donor: 4th Floor, 49 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2BX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for Glastonbury Festival, total value £790 plus vat (£948)

Date received: 6 June 2016

Date accepted: 10 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration no 3245288

(Registered 26 July 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
MyHigh Ltd, an online retailer which ceased trading in July 2016. (Registered 05 June 2015; updated 14 November 2016)
Oflang Limited, a property development company, wound up in September 2016. (Registered 05 June 2016; updated 14 November 2016)
Oflang Partners LLP, a property development company. (Registered 05 June 2015)
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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