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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 for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Thomas Tugendhat voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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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

  • Department for Transport
  • Treasury
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Children: Day Care
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Ministry of Defence: Empty Property
  • Flood Control: Finance
  • Working Tax Credit

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 20 May 2020)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 11 May 2020)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 29 Jan 2020)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 29 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (29 Jan 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (29 Jan 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (12 Dec 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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: 11 May 2020.

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)
Payments received by Lashkar & Co Ltd (private address) for strategic advice and leadership mentoring:
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)
Payments from Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5TT:
9 April 2020, received £225 for an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 April 2020)
7 May 2020, received £1,500 for two articles. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 May 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Alan Massie
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to Tonbridge and Malling Conservative Association

Donor status: individual

(Registered 14 February 2020)
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: £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)
Name of donor: Jeremy Isaacs
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 17 September 2019

Date accepted: 17 September 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 02 October 2019)
Name of donor: David J Coldman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 to pay for an extra member of staff to support my work as the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee

Date received: 21 January 2020

Date accepted: 28 January 2020

Donor status: individual

(Registered 14 February 2020)
4. Visits outside the UK
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, US real estate. (Registered 04 June 2015; updated 10 January 2020)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
From December 2019, Business Funding Research Ltd, trading as Beauhurst Ltd (corporate data). I have held these shares since before 2015, and they achieved registrable value in December 2019. (Registered 04 June 2015; updated 19 November 2018 and 10 January 2020)
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 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)
From 25 March 2019, Chairman of the Conservative Friends of Afghanistan. (Registered 01 April 2019)

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