Thomas Tugendhat

MP, Tonbridge and Malling

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Tonbridge and Malling Conservative

Thomas Tugendhat’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Thomas Tugendhat sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Thomas Tugendhat consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Thomas Tugendhat 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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Thomas Tugendhat has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 18 Jul 2017

    My right hon. Friend the Chancellor will know from his time in the Foreign Office that one of the great strengths of our great kingdom is the perception of fairness we enjoy around the world. Will he talk a little about fairness in financial transactions, as the hidden taxes imposed by many companies on investment are grossly unfair on those who are saving in pensions for the future?
  • Saudi Arabia: Anticipated Executions 17 Jul 2017

    Thank you very much, Mr Speaker. We have heard—over the years, indeed—Her Majesty’s Government talk about the influence they have had over the actions of the Saudi Government in terms of capital offences. I would be very grateful if the Minister could from his place today give some examples of how that has paid off, because, on days like this, it does leave some questions to...
  • The Secretary of State Was Asked: Illegal Wildlife Trade 11 Jul 2017

    Will my right hon. Friend talk a little about his strategy on this issue, because the link between the illegal wildlife trade, smuggling, people trafficking, and lawlessness and violence in many countries is extremely real? Addressing the illegal wildlife trade may seem esoteric, but it is not: it is about the stability of many nations that are firm partners of the United Kingdom.

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Conservative MP for Tonbridge and Malling

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

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Topics of interest

Thomas Tugendhat campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Transport
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Ministry of Defence: Empty Property
  • Flood Control: Finance
  • Pensions: Fees and Charges
  • Non-domestic Rates: Appeals
  • Foreign Exchange

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (5 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 30 September 2016, Leadership Mentor for Pool Reinsurance Company Ltd, 5 Lloyds Avenue, London EC3N 3AE, for which I was paid £5,000 per month. Hours: 8 hrs per month. (Registered 4 June 2015; updated 6 January 2016 and 18 October 2016)
Payments from the Daily Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
Payment of £270 expected for an article written on 18 September 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 October 2016)
21 October 2016, received £250 for an article written on 4 October 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 26 October 2016)
22 December 2016, payment of £270 for an article published on 3 December 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 22 December 2016)
13 January 2017, received £700 for two articles published on 27 December 2016 and 3 January 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2017)
10 March 2017, received £270 for an article published on 22 February 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 March 2017)
21 March 2017, received £250 for an article published on 10 March 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 March 2017)
31 January 2017, payment of £415 received from the Wall Street Journal, 10 Fleet Place, London EC4M 7QN, for an article published on 26 September 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 February 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: David J Coldman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
Address of donor: 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: an educational allowance of £5,330 and accommodation provided for an intern in my parliamentary office for 6 months: 10 October 2016 – 16 March 2017

Date received: 10 October 2016

Date accepted: 10 October 2016

Donor status: registered charity

(Registered 14 October 2016; updated 19 April 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Australian High Commission in London
Address of donor: Australia House, Strand, London WC2B 4LA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £5,440; accommodation £979; ground transport £1,833; cultural activities £208; hospitality £797; gift of a belt £53; total £9,310

Destination of visit: Australia

Date of visit: 21–29 July 2016

Purpose of visit: meetings with State and Federal Government officials and Ministers, policy advisers, think tank representatives, and private individuals.

(Registered 09 August 2016)
Name of donor: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland)
Address of donor: 63D Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PH

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and internal transport £600; accommodation and hospitality £385; taxi to and from airport in UK £180; total £1,165

Destination of visit: Berlin

Dates of visit: 20-21 September 2016

Purpose of visit: to meet Members of the German Parliament and discuss matters of mutual interest.

(Registered 14 October 2016)
Name of donor: European Leadership Network
Address of donor: Suite 407, Southbank House, Black Prince Road, London SE1 7SJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): transport £267; accommodation £215; ground transport £115; hospitality £100; total £697

Destination of visit: Brussels, Belgium

Date of visit: 22 March 2017

Purpose of visit: meetings with members of the European Leadership Network.

(Registered 18 April 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
One property of four flats in Essonne, France, owned jointly with three family members: (i). (Registered 04 June 2015)
Agricultural land and forestry in Essonne, France, owned jointly with eleven family members: (i). (Registered 04 June 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Lashkar and Co Ltd; strategic advice and leadership mentoring. (Registered 04 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Holding below registrable threshold in Beauhurst Ltd (corporate data) and Juliand Digital Ltd (productivity software). (Registered 04 June 2015)
Commissioned officer in British Army Reserve. (Registered 04 June 2015)
From 6 March 2017, holding below registrable threshold in AccuRx Ltd, a data analytics company improving the accuracy of antibiotic prescribing. (Registered 10 March 2017)

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