James Heappey

Conservative MP for Wells

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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 voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • James Heappey 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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James Heappey has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 5 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Sustainable Development 13 Feb 2019

    What steps her Department is taking to encourage people to contribute to the Voluntary National Review of the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Cairncross Review 12 Feb 2019

    Our local papers have an essential role in chronicling all that happens in our local communities. Their archives are therefore an important local resource, so the Secretary of State will be alarmed to hear that, when Trinity Mirror took over the Mid Somerset newspapers in 2016, it removed from Wells all of those archives, and despite many promises of their return it has failed to deliver thus...
  • Leaving the EU 12 Feb 2019

    The Prime Minister has taken many questions encouraging her to end uncertainty by taking no deal off the table, but many others encouraging her to create more uncertainty by extending article 50 and calling for a second referendum. The Liberal Democrats managed to advocate both in the same question. Does she share my confusion over the uncertainty among those who oppose Brexit over whether...

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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 International Development
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Electricity Generation
  • Aircraft Carriers: Procurement
  • Minimum Wage: Prosecutions
  • Pacific Ocean Islands and Papua New Guinea: Fisheries
  • Franchises

Other offices held in the past

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Feb 2019.

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: 2 May 2018

Date accepted: 1 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration 4987694

(Registered 05 July 2018)
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: Belfast International Airport
Address of donor: Belfast, BT29 4AB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket including hospitality to cricket at The Oval with a value of £985

Date received: 13 June 2018

Date accepted: 13 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration NI027630

(Registered 13 June 2018)
Name of donor: GL Events UK Ltd
Address of donor: Station Road, Castle Donnington, Derby DE74 2NL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two hospitality tickets for the Ryder Cup with a total value of £2,381.94

Date accepted: 28 September 2018

Date received: 28 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00392279

(Registered 24 October 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Professional Convention Management Association
Address of donor: PCMA Headquarters, 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60601, USA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation for my wife and me to the value of: £7,166.41

Destination of visit: Nashville, USA

Date of visit: 6 - 11 January 2018

Purpose of visit: To represent the APPG for the Events Industry at the PCMA Convening Leaders conference.

(Registered 05 February 2018)
Name of donor: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PO Box 55937, Riyadh 11544

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, transport, food and accommodation with a value of £7,802

Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia

Dates of visit: 11-15 February 2018

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding in order to gain a deeper understanding of the strategic links between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UK.

(Registered 28 February 2018)

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