James Heappey

MP, Wells

Wells Conservative

James Heappey’s voting in Parliament

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

However, James Heappey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • James Heappey consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • James Heappey 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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Last updated: 21 Nov 2017

Recent appearances

  • Shepton Mallet Community Hospital 21 Nov 2017

    There is some concern locally about what the consultations look like. The Minister, briefed by local health authorities, has relayed that a “consultation” was conducted in the last few weeks of November ahead of the temporary closure. The reality is that that, including the agreement of Somerset County Council, was done after the solution was presented as a fait accompli. Can the...
  • Shepton Mallet Community Hospital 21 Nov 2017

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the temporary closure of in-patient beds at Shepton Mallet community hospital. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gray. I thank the Minister and her team not only for coming to respond today but because they, like me, have been speaking to local health authorities in Somerset in preparation for the debate. There are two parts to...

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Conservative MP for Wells

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

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Topics of interest

James Heappey campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Electricity Generation
  • Aircraft Carriers: Procurement
  • Minimum Wage: Prosecutions
  • Franchises
  • Armed Forces: Training

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)

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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all James Heappey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 97.92% 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 18–19 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") 84 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: The Cayzer Trust Company Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6NN

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

Date received: 27 April 2017

Date accepted: 27 April 2017

Donor status: company, registration 4987694

(Registered 09 June 2017)
Name of donor: The Dunchurch Lodge Stud Company
Address of donor: 2nd Floor Stratton House, 5 Stratton Street, London W1J 8LA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,750

Date received: 27 April 2017

Date accepted: 27 April 2017

Donor status: company, registration 185609

(Registered 09 June 2017)
Name of donor: International Motors Ltd
Address of donor: IM House, South Drive, Coleshill, Birmingham B46 1DF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Date received: 15 May 2017

Date accepted: 15 May 2017

Donor status: company, registration 1269717

(Registered 20 June 2017)
Name of donor: Neil P. Record
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Date received: 24 May 2017

Date accepted: 24 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 June 2017)
Name of donor: Brick Peers Ltd
Address of donor: Wells Cold Store, Rowdens Road, Wells BA5 1UA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 2 June 2017

Date accepted: 2 June 2017

Donor status: company, registration 3727226

(Registered 20 June 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Burnham & Berrow Golf Club Ltd
Address of donor: St Christopher’s Way, Burnham on Sea TA8 2PE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary golf club membership for the duration of my time as an MP, annual value £1,050 in 2017

Date received: 14 July 2016

Date accepted: 14 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 02868040

(Registered 14 July 2016; updated 02 August 2017)
Name of donor: The Events Industry Forum Ltd
Address of donor: Severn Lodge, Alvington GL15 6BQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for the NOEA Awards Evening with a value of £372, plus hotel stay worth £180, total value £552

Date accepted: 24 November 2016

Date received: 24 November 2016

Donor status: company, registration 08903969

(Registered 16 December 2016)
Name of donor: Davies Tanner
Address of donor: Longford House, 19 Mount Ephraim Rd, Tunbridge Wells TN1 1EN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for the Meetings and Incentive Travel Awards, value £510

Date received: 3 March 2017

Date accepted: 3 March 2017

Donor status: company, registration 6135583

(Registered 20 March 2017)
Name of donor: ICC Wales
Address of donor: Coldra Woods, Newport, South Wales NP18 1HQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality and overnight stay at the Celtic Manor totalling £330

Date received: 23 June 2017

Date accepted: 23 June 2017

Donor status: company, registration 08829779

(Registered 14 July 2017)
Name of donor: Boeing Defence UK
Address of donor: Building 530 Bristol Business Park, The Crescent, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1EJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the Royal International Air Tattoo with a total value of £340 (£170 each)

Date received: 15 July 2017

Date accepted: 15 July 2017

Donor status: company, registration 01290439

(Registered 03 August 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): travel and accommodation with a total value of £3,500

Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates

Dates of visit: 1-7 April 2017

Purpose of visit: to meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures to build on the bilateral relationship and promote trade and investment ties.

(Registered 11 April 2017)
Name of donor: PCMA
Address of donor: 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60601, USA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): hotel £193.70; flights; £497.88; transport 176.12; hospitality £396.21; total value £1,263.91

Destination of visit: Monaco

Date of visit: 25-27 June 2017

Purpose of visit: To visit the PCMA European Influencers Summit in my capacity as Chair of the Events Industry APPG.

(Registered 14 July 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until 21 June 2017, one house in Kingston-Upon-Thames: (i) and (ii). (Registered 04 June 2015; updated 20 June 2017)

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