Thomas Tugendhat

Conservative MP for Tonbridge and Malling

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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 voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Thomas Tugendhat 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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Recent appearances

  • Speaker’S Statement: Britain's Place in the World 15 Oct 2019

    My hon. Friend is speaking powerfully about freedom of religion or belief. As he knows, my Committee is looking to take evidence in an inquiry on this subject in the coming weeks. Will he speak for a moment about the importance of the Foreign Office in supporting freedom of religion or belief? For example, his own work defending Asia Bibi in Pakistan and speaking up for Coptic Christians in...
  • Speaker’S Statement: Britain's Place in the World 15 Oct 2019

    My hon. Friend is speaking powerfully about freedom of religion or belief. As he knows, my Committee is looking to take evidence in an inquiry on this subject in the coming weeks. Will he speak for a moment about the importance of the Foreign Office in supporting freedom of religion or belief? For example, his own work defending Asia Bibi in Pakistan and speaking up for Coptic Christians in...
  • Turkish Incursion into Northern Syria 15 Oct 2019

    I pay tribute to my right hon. Friend the Member for Bournemouth East (Mr Ellwood). Does my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State know of any other policy decision by any ally that has so exposed our troops in combat, weakened our alliances in the region, undermined our essential security partnership in NATO and empowered our enemies in Russia and Iran? Will he perhaps also tell me what...

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

  • Treasury
  • Department for Transport
  • HM Treasury
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Children: Day Care
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Ministry of Defence: Empty Property
  • Pensions: Fees and Charges
  • Aung San Suu Kyi

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (since 13 Feb 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 12 Dec 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Oct 2017)
  • 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: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the Daily Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
1 May 2019, received £270 for an article published on 25 April 2019. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 13 May 2019)
12 June 2019, payment of £250 for an article published on 27 May 2019. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 June 2019)
2 August 2018, received from Business Funding Research Ltd, trading as Beauhurst Ltd, of 45a Station Road, Willington, MK44 3QL, options (backdated to 3 July 2018) worth an estimated £4,700 in return for strategic guidance provided over the past 2 years. Hours: approx. 50 hrs. (Registered 02 August 2018; updated 12 November 2018)
Payments received by Lashkar & Co Ltd (private address) for strategic advice and leadership mentoring:
7 February 2019, £100,000 paid by Charles M Songhurst (investor), [private address], for team management advice given since 10 August 2018. Hours: 120 hrs. (Registered 27 February 2019)
23 August 2019, £135,000 paid by Charles M Songhurst (investor), [private address], for team management advice given in August 2019. Hours: 150 hrs. (Registered 17 September 2019)
12 March 2019, donation of £500 paid direct to charity by BlueBay Asset Management LLP, 77 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 3JR, as payment in advance of a speech on 20 March 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 March 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: David John Coldman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £17,500

Date received: 5 October 2018

Date accepted: 2 November 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 December 2018)
Name of donor: Jeremy Isaacs
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,500

Date received: 10 December 2018

Date accepted: 10 December 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 December 2018)
Name of donor: Christoph Vedral
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 14 February 2019

Date accepted: 14 February 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 February 2019)
Name of donor: David John Coldman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Date received: 4 June 2019

Date accepted: 4 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 June 2019)
Name of donor: Aamer Safraz
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,000 in instalments of £1,000 per month from 17 June 2019 until May 2020

Date received: 17 June to May 2020

Date accepted: 17 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 June 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Institute for Human Sciences
Address of donor: Spittelauer Lande 3, 1090 Vienna, Austria

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights £349; ground transport in London £105; hotel £170; ground transport in Vienna £71; meals £30; total £725

Destination of visit: Vienna

Dates of visit: 23-24 March 2019

Purpose of visit: To attend a debate.

(Registered 03 April 2019; updated 12 April 2019)
Name of donor: Hertie School of Governance
Address of donor: Friedrichstrasse 180, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flight £553; hotel for one night £156; meals £42; ground transport £131; total value £882

Destination of visit: Berlin

Dates of visit: 9-10 May 2019

Purpose of visit: To participate in the Dahrendorf Forum.

(Registered 16 May 2019)
Name of donor: Bilderberg Association
Address of donor: 2 St. James's Place, London, SW1A 1NP

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flight costing £129 and hotel accommodation costing £1,560; £1,689 in total

Destination of visit: Montreux, Switzerland

Dates of visit: 30 May to 2 June 2019

Purpose of visit: Attendance at the Bilderberg Meeting 2019.

(Registered 10 June 2019)
Name of donor: French Defence Ministry's Legal Department
Address of donor: 60 boulevard du Général Martial ValinCS 21623, 75509 Paris Cedex 15

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return train ticket, value £513

Destination of visit: Paris

Date of visit: 7 June 2019

Purpose of visit: To give a speech.

(Registered 25 June 2019)
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)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
From 5 April 2019, AccuRx Ltd, a data analytics company improving the accuracy of antibiotic prescribing. I have held these shares since 6 March 2017, and they achieved registrable value in April 2019. (Registered 08 April 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
Holding below registrable threshold in Business Funding Research Ltd, trading as Beauhurst Ltd (corporate data) and Juliand Digital Ltd (productivity software). (Registered 04 June 2015; updated 19 November 2018)
Commissioned officer in British Army Reserve. (Registered 04 June 2015)
From 15 June 2017, holding below registrable threshold in Crypto Quantique Ltd, a quantum encryption company. (Registered 30 August 2017)
From 20 November 2017, an unpaid director of New City Agenda Ltd, a not-for-profit think tank aiming to develop ideas and research on financial services policy. (Registered 29 November 2017)
On 1 October 2018 I received one night's hotel accommodation, value £160, at the Conservative Party Conference, from the Policy Exchange, a think tank, of 8-10 Great George Street, London SW1P 3AE. (Registered 23 October 2018)
From 25 March 2019, Chairman of the Conservative Friends of Afghanistan. (Registered 01 April 2019)

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