James Heappey

Conservative MP for Wells

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Your MP (James Heappey) represents you, and all of the people who live in Wells, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Conservative MP for Wells

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

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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 International Development
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Electricity Generation
  • Aircraft Carriers: Procurement
  • Zika Virus: Research
  • Franchises
  • Energy: Meters

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces) ( 6 Sep 2022 to 26 Mar 2024)
  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence ( 7 Jul 2022 to 6 Sep 2022)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (16 Dec 2019 to 7 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Recent appearances

  • Afghan Refugees: Deportation from Pakistan 17 Apr 2024

    Gosh, Madam Deputy Speaker! It is five years since my last question, and it is the first time that I have ever been called first. It seems curious that we are dealing with a question about the sovereign decision of another Government. While the hon. Member for North East Fife (Wendy Chamberlain) wants to challenge Ministers on our representations to that Government, I thought it important to...
  • Flood Recovery Framework — [Clive Efford in the Chair] 17 Apr 2024

    It is a pleasure to speak on something other than defence for the first time in five years in either Chamber. Flooding is a great subject on which to reopen my account, given how important it is to my low-lying Somerset constituency. Somerset is no stranger to water, so I hope the Minister understands that when Somerset MPs grumble about flooding, it is never unreasonable or alarmist. We are...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Defence: Finance 17 Apr 2024

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what (a) fiscal and (b) economic conditions have to be met for defence spending to be raised to 2.5% of Gross Domestic Product.

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Last updated: 15 Apr 2024.

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: £2,500
Date received: 20 December 2022
Date accepted: 20 December 2022
Donor status: company, registration 4987694
(Registered 8 March 2023)
Name of donor: Lord Michael Hintze
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Date received: 24 October 2023
Date accepted: 24 October 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 28 November 2023)
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 (value provided is that in 2017), value £1,050
Date received: 14 July 2016
Date accepted: 14 July 2016
Donor status: company, registration 02868040
(Registered 14 July 2016; updated 2 August 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Town Board for Mendip District Council. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 6 March 2020
(Registered 18 March 2020)

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