Tom Pursglove

Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

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Corby Conservative

Tom Pursglove’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Tom Pursglove sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Reducing Reoffending Rates 13 Nov 2018

    The work of Care after Combat with veterans on rehabilitation is making a real difference and meets the needs of the Department of Health and Social Care, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Defence. Will the Minister congratulate Jim Davidson and his team on the remarkable work they are doing on this agenda, and help to take a lead across government to ensure that that wonderful...
  • Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions 5 Nov 2018

    As the Minister will know, we are taking thousands of new homes in Corby and east Northamptonshire, and it is imperative that the infrastructure keep pace. Last week, the Chancellor very welcomely announced a new generation of enterprise zones. May I make an early pitch for Corby, because I would argue that we qualify given the housing growth we are taking?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Business Promotion 31 Oct 2018

    What recent steps she has taken to promote Northern Ireland businesses throughout the world.

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Conservative MP for Corby

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

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Topics of interest

Tom Pursglove campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • Magistrates' Courts: Northamptonshire
  • Taxis: Guide Dogs
  • Hepatitis
  • Energy: Industry
  • Iron and Steel: Scotland

Currently held offices

  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (since 27 Jul 2018)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 152 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Tom Pursglove’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 96.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 115 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
Payment of £200 expected for a survey completed on 18 December 2017. Hours: 1 hr. Fee to be paid directly to local charity. (Registered 19 December 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: William Hill Plc
Address of donor: Greenside House, 50 Station Road, Wood Green, London N22 7TP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets and associated hospitality to the William Hill World Darts Championship, with a total value of £524 (£262 each).

Date received: 21 December 2017

Date accepted: 21 December 2017

Donor status: company, registration 04212563

(Registered 22 January 2018)
Name of donor: Heineken UK
Address of donor: Elsley Court, 20-22 Great Titchfield St, London W1W 8BE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket for the Grand Prix with a value of £320

Date received: 8 July 2018

Date accepted: 8 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration SC065527

(Registered 12 July 2018)
Name of donor: England Hockey
Address of donor: Bisham Abbey NSC, Bisham, Marlow, SL7 1RR

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets, with hospitality, for the Hockey World Cup; value £320

Date received: 31 July 2018

Date accepted: 31 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 04623333

(Registered 02 August 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Lords and Commons Cricket Club; (2) Liberty OneSteel
Address of donor: (1) House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA; (2) 205 Pacific Hwy, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £668.50 towards in-country accommodation costs; (2) Hospitality at a reception on the 31 December 2017, estimated value £200

Destination of visit: Melbourne and Sydney, Australia

Date of visit: 27 December 2017 – 6 January 2018

Purpose of visit: To participate in an inter-parliamentary cricket tournament and to raise funds for two local charities.

(Registered 30 January 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
From 16 December 2015, Director of Grassroots Out Ltd, Venture Court, 2 Debdale Road, Wellingborough NN8 5AA; a not for profit company campaigning to get the United Kingdom out of the European Union. This role has been unpaid since April 2016. All previous fees and payments donated (net of tax) to Grassroots Out Ltd. (Registered 11 January 2016; updated 18 February 2016, 15 April 2016, 29 April 2016 and 02 May 2017)

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