Robert Courts

MP, Witney

Witney Conservative

Robert Courts’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Robert Courts sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Robert Courts consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Robert Courts consistently voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • NHS Staff: Oxfordshire 20 Feb 2018

    I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing this important debate. She may be about to address this point—I apologise if I am foreshadowing her speech—but she mentioned the cost of living, and of course the cost of housing is a big issue for all of us in Oxfordshire, no matter where we live. Does she agree that one of the most helpful things we can do is to follow the example of...
  • Petition - Closure of Lloyds Bank Branch in Woolston: Autism: Educational Outcomes 6 Feb 2018

    I declare my interest at the outset. My wife is a music therapist, and much of her work is with children who have autism, which gives me an insight into many of the challenges that families face. I am listening to my hon. Friend with great interest. Does she agree that children with special educational needs have just as much right to be educated as every other child, and that that education...

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Conservative MP for Witney

Entered the House of Commons on 20 October 2016 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for International Trade
  • Antidepressants
  • Seas and Oceans: Conservation
  • Turkey: Religious Freedom
  • India: Foreign Relations
  • Small Businesses: Digital Technology

Currently held offices

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (since 16 Oct 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (30 Jan 2017 to 3 May 2017)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received for my work at the bar of England and Wales, all done before my election:
7 February 2017, £2,750 plus VAT from Collins Solicitors, 20 Station Rd, Watford WD1 1AP. (Registered 09 February 2017)
27 January 2017, received £1,577.20 plus VAT from Dorset County Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester DT1 1XJ. (Registered 14 February 2017)
29 March 2017, received £6,187.50 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP, 44/46 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 30 March 2017)
6 April 2017, received £2,119.17 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill B46 3AD. (Registered 11 April 2017)
21 April 2017, received £1,000 plus VAT from Henmans Freeth, 5000 Oxford Business Pk South, Oxford OX4 2BH. (Registered 25 April 2017)
28 April 2017, received £600 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, 9a Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 02 May 2017)
10 May 2017, received £675 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 20 June 2017)
23 May 2017, received £7,362.50 plus VAT from Mills & Bann, 8 Cheap Street, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5DD. (Registered 20 June 2017)
26 May 2017, received £1,600 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, 9a Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 20 June 2017)
2 June 2017, received £1,662.50 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 20 June 2017)
14 June 2017, received £472.50 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, 9a Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 20 June 2017)
13 July 2017, received £2,450 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill B46 3AD. (Registered 24 July 2017)
24 July 2017, received £1,500 plus VAT from Dalgarno Solicitors, 59 Wilson Patten Street, Warrington WA1 1NF. (Registered 24 July 2017)
24 July 2017, received £710 plus VAT from Slater Gordon Solutions Legal, Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool L3 4UU. (Registered 24 July 2017)
1 August 2017, received £1,650 plus VAT from True Personal Injury Solicitors, Percy Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4PW. (Registered 02 August 2017)
3 August 2017, received £400 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 46 Chelmsley Circle, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham B37 5UH. (Registered 03 August 2017)
8 August 2017, received £200 plus VAT from True Personal Injury Solicitors LLP, Percy House, Percy Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4PW. (Registered 09 August 2017)
9 August 2017, received £1,625 plus VAT from Blackburn & Co,Wessex Chambers, 33 Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1TT. (Registered 09 August 2017)
17 August 2017, received £5,000 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP - Poole, 44/6 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 17 August 2017)
22 August 2017, received £2,200 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill B46 3AD. (Registered 04 September 2017)
2 October 2017, received £1,500 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP, 44/46 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 03 October 2017)
4 October 2017, received £1,968.75 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill B46 3AD. (Registered 05 October 2017)
11 October 2017, received £4,000 plus VAT from Boyes Turner, Abbots House, Abbey Street, Reading RG1 3BD. (Registered 11 October 2017)
17 October 2017, received £2,083.33 plus VAT from Collins, 20 Station Road, Watford WD1 1AP. (Registered 27 November 2017)
16 November 2017, received £600 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 27 December 2017)
29 November 2017, received £3,100 plus VAT from Boyes Turner, Abbots House, Abbey Street, Reading RG1 3BD. (Registered 27 December 2017)
17 January 2018, received £656.25 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 22 January 2018)
31 January 2018, received £1,400 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 46 Chelmsley Circle, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham B37 5UH. (Registered 19 February 2018)
Until March 2017, allowance of £375 a month received from West Oxfordshire District Council, Elmfield, New Yatt Road, Witney OX28 1PB, for my role as a district councillor. Hours: up to 8 hours a month. This allowance was paid direct to charity. (Registered 18 November 2016; updated 04 August 2017)
24 November 2017, payment of £1,800 made to my local Association by SP Broadway Consultants, 50 Broadway London SW1H 0RG in return for a speech which I gave on 16 November 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Boeing Defence UK
Address of donor: Building 630, Bristol Business Park, The Crescent, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1EJ?

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: For myself and a staff member, tickets for hospitality area and refreshments at the Royal International Air Tattoo with a total value of £340 plus VAT (£170 plus VAT each)

Date received: 14 July 2017

Date accepted: 14 July 2017

Donor status: company, registration no 01290439

(Registered 16 August 2017)
Name of donor: APPG for the Armed Forces
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: eleven dinners value £40 each; four breakfasts value £14.25 each; total £497.00

Date received: 1 January 2017 to 31 July 2017

Date accepted: 1 January 2017 to 31 July 2017

Donor status: other

(Registered 16 August 2017)
Name of donor: International Churchill Society (UK)
Address of donor: Churchill College, Cambridge CB3 0DS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket for the Sir Winston Churchill Awards dinner, value £500

Date received: 7 November 2017

Date accepted: 7 November 2017

Donor status: other

(Registered 20 December 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Bar of England and Wales, not currently practising. (Registered 18 November 2016)
I received passes for myself and a staff member to enter the hospitality area at the Royal International Air Tattoo on 14 July 2017. These are not available to buy but I estimate that their total value, for two people, was £110 (two entry passes from Royal Airforce Charitable Enterprises; Douglas Bader House; Horcott Hill, Fairford GL7 4RB) and £136 (two entry passes, and incidental refreshments, from Airbus, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage SG1 2AS.). I also received passes from Boeing which are registered under Category 3. (Registered 16 August 2017)

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