Ranil Jayawardena

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade)

Conservative MP for North East Hampshire

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Ranil Jayawardena’s voting in Parliament

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

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Ranil Jayawardena has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Conservative MP for North East Hampshire

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

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Topics of interest

Ranil Jayawardena campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Education
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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  • Married People: Tax Allowances
  • Travellers: Caravan Sites
  • Broadband
  • Non-surgical Cosmetic Procedures: Children

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade) (since 6 May 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (23 Mar 2020 to 11 May 2020)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, International Trade Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, International Trade Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2022.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Serco UK (Serco Group plc)
Address of donor: Serco House, 16 Bartley Way, Hook, Hampshire RG27 9UY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Additional office space provided by a local business for my constituency staff with a value of £1,583.33 per month; total annual value £18,999.96

Date received: 1 August 2021 – 31 July 2022

Date accepted: 1 August 2021

Donor status: company, registration 02048608

(Registered 26 August 2021)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Ringshall Ltd; an investment company. (Registered 05 June 2015; updated 11 December 2017, 15 January 2019 and 03 June 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
From 16 October 2018, unremunerated Trustee (Director) of Owl and Bear Education; a not-for-profit company set up with the intention of running a free school. (Registered 31 October 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Alison Jayawardena, as part-time Senior Researcher. (Registered 14 June 2016)

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