Robert Courts

Conservative MP for Witney

@robertcourts

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 voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit Negotiations 3 Oct 2019

    I, too, welcome the reasonable compromise proposals that we have heard today. Will the Prime Minister please confirm that when we speak of customs checks, we must be careful not to conflate administrative customs procedures that can take place in a warehouse with physical customs checks at a border and that the latter are not required, not proposed in his proposals and not needed even for the...
  • Business of the House 3 Oct 2019

    RAF Brize Norton is to be thanked for and congratulated on having created a science, technology, engineering and maths inspiration programme with Carterton Community College, as mentioned in the Chief of the Air Staff’s report to Her Majesty the Queen. The school has now taken on that programme and created a group that is working with local businesses to further that inspiration. That is a...
  • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions 3 Oct 2019

    It has been another brilliant year for National Citizen Service schemes in Witney, through which young people learn vital life skills and have great fun at the same time. Will the Minister please confirm that the scheme continues, and will continue, to have the Government’s full support?

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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

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for International Trade
  • Military Aircraft: Sales
  • Air Space
  • Planning Permission: Fines
  • Antidepressants
  • Business: Government Assistance

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee (since 21 Jan 2019)
  • Member, Transport Committee (since 5 Nov 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (16 Oct 2017 to 19 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (30 Jan 2017 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received for my work at the bar of England and Wales, all done before my election:
26 March 2018, received £800 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 02 October 2018)
1 October 2018, received £104.17 plus VAT from William Graham Law Ltd, 24 Neptune Court, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJ. (Registered 03 October 2018)
23 November 2018, received £1,218.82 plus VAT from William Graham Law Ltd, 24 Neptune Court, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJ. (Registered 26 November 2018)
3 December 2018, received £337.50 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 04 December 2018)
7 December 2018, received £1,350 plus VAT from Co-Operative Legal Services, Aztec 650, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol BS32 4TD. (Registered 10 December 2018)
5 December 2018, received £700 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 17 December 2018)
17 December 2018, received £1,312.50 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 27 December 2018)
4 February 2019, received £200 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 07 February 2019)
19 February 2019, received £200 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 19 February 2019)
19 February 2019, received £416.67 plus VAT from William Graham Law Ltd, 24 Neptune Court, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJ. (Registered 19 February 2019)
25 April 2019, received £3,000 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP, 44/46 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 25 April 2019)
25 April 2019, received £700 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 25 April 2019)
16 May 2019, £1,700 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 24 May 2019)
4 July 2019, received £2,400 plus VAT from Devonshires Solicitors, 30 Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7DT. (Registered 04 July 2019)
26 July 2019, received £1,200 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 29 July 2019)
26 July 2019, received £1,200 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 31 July 2019)
27 August 2019, received £1,250 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 23 September 2019)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: International Churchill Society
Address of donor: PO Box 58279, Washington DC, 20037, USA

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

Date received: 1 November 2018

Date accepted: 1 November 2018

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 10 December 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Bar of England and Wales, not currently practising. (Registered 18 November 2016)
I received two VIP passes from the sponsors of the Royal Navy International Air Day 2019 on 13 July 2019, total value £340 (£170 per person). The sponsors were BAE Systems, MBDA, Lockheed Martin, Leonardo, Babcock, Chemring and General Dynamics. (Registered 15 July 2019)

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