Robert Courts

Conservative MP for Witney

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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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Robert Courts has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the EU: European Union (Withdrawal) Act 14 Jan 2019

    It is an honour to speak for a brief few minutes in this historic debate, and an honour to follow the passionate speech of the hon. Member for Ellesmere Port and Neston (Justin Madders). As someone who has travelled throughout the glorious continent of Europe and can be described as a member of the easyJet generation, I believe deeply in the values of international co-operation. I have long...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions 14 Jan 2019

    Redevelopment of the REEMA sites in Carterton is an urgent priority for west Oxfordshire, not only for RAF personnel who depend on the housing, but because of its effect on west Oxfordshire’s housing stock. Will the Minister meet me again to discuss how we can progress this urgent matter?
  • Points of Order: Oxford to Cambridge Expressway 11 Jan 2019

    The hon. Lady mentions environmental factors, which I agree are important. Does she agree that the impact on the environment could be minimised and mitigated if we use existing roads, and upgrade and utilise existing sections, rather than routes that involve virgin grassland?

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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
  • Department for Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for International Trade
  • Business: Government Assistance
  • Air Space
  • Planning Permission: Fines
  • Antidepressants
  • Pensions: Tax Allowances

Currently held offices

  • 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: 7 Jan 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received for my work at the bar of England and Wales, all done before my election:
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)
5 March 2018, received £1,250 plus VAT from Dalgarno Solicitors, 11 Suez Street, Warrington WA1 1EF. (Registered 12 March 2018)
15 March 2018, received £3,862.50 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 19 March 2018)
5 April 2016, received £6,600 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP, 44/46 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 06 April 2018)
24 April 2018, received £249.50 plus VAT from William Graham Law Ltd, 24 Neptune Court, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJ. (Registered 26 April 2018)
22 May 2018, received £104.17 plus VAT from William Graham Law Ltd, 24 Neptune Court, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJ. (Registered 24 May 2018)
31 May 2018, received £3,150 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP, 44/46 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 04 June 2018)
31 May 2018, received £750 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP, 44/46 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 18 June 2018)
18 June 2018, received £3,583.33 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 18 June 2018)
20 June 2018, received £600 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 25 June 2018)
16 July 2018, received £2,250 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 16 July 2018)
16 July 2018, received £2,250 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 46 Chelmsley Circle, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham B37 5UH. (Registered 27 July 2018)
24 September 2018, received £2,850 plus VAT from Thorneycrofts, Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 24 September 2018)
20 September 2018, received £500 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 46 Chelmsley Circle, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham B37 5UH. (Registered 25 September 2018)
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)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
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: seventeen dinners value £40 each; seven breakfasts value £14.25 each; total £779.75

Date received: 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017

Date accepted: 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017

Donor status: other

(Registered 16 August 2017; updated 03 July 2018)
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: eight dinners value £40 each; four breakfasts value £14.25 each; total £377

Date received: 1 January 2018 to 3 July 2018

Date accepted: 1 January 2018 to 3 July 2018

Donor status: other

(Registered 04 July 2018)
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: 13 August 2018

Date accepted: 13 August 2018

Donor status: company, registration 01290439

(Registered 02 August 2018)
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 passes for myself and a staff member to enter the hospitality area at the Royal International Air Tattoo on 13 August 2018. These are not available to buy but I estimate that their total value, for two people, was £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 02 August 2018)

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