Robert Courts

Former MP, Witney

Witney Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Aerospace Industry 27 Apr 2017

    What recent discussions his Department has had with the aerospace industry on the negotiations for the UK leaving the EU.
  • Exiting the European Union: Aerospace Industry 27 Apr 2017

    I am grateful to the Minister for mentioning Airbus, which has a very large component at RAF Brize Norton in my constituency. Will the Minister please tell me what discussions he has had with such companies to reassure them that in a post-Brexit Britain, not only will their supply chains be secure, but they will be well placed to make the most of a global, outward-facing Britain?
  • Animal Welfare 30 Mar 2017

    I declare my interest as someone who not only cares about the welfare of animals, but has prosecuted cases in the courts under animal cruelty legislation. Does my hon. Friend agree that the matter goes a little further than simply sentencing, however? A number of Members have referred to deterrents. Although the offences of those who have been convicted are recorded on the police national...

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Former Conservative MP for Witney

Entered the House of Commons on 20 October 2016 — Byelection

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for International Trade
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • India: Foreign Relations
  • Small Businesses: Digital Technology
  • EU Defence Policy
  • Urban Areas
  • Non-domestic Rates

Other offices held in the past

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

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates since joining Parliament — average amongst MPs. See all Robert Courts’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 85.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 11 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received for my work at the bar of England and Wales, all done before my election:
24 October 2016, received £1,070 plus VAT from Slater Gordon Solutions Legal, Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool L3 4UU. (Registered 18 November 2016)
7 November 2016, received £3,600 plus VAT from Oxford County Council, County Hall, Oxford. (Registered 18 November 2016)
24 November 2016, received £750 plus VAT from Blake Morgan LLP, New Kings Court, Tollgate, Chandler's Ford SO53 3LG. (Registered 15 December 2016)
25 November 2016, received £480 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill B46 3AD. (Registered 15 December 2016)
30 November 2016, received £750 plus VAT from Oxford County Council, County Hall, Oxford. (Registered 15 December 2016)
30 November 2016, received £975 plus VAT from Oxford County Council, County Hall, Oxford. (Registered 15 December 2016)
6 December 2016, received £6,200 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP,44/46 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 15 December 2016)
21 December 2016, received £1,625 plus VAT from Blackburns Solicitors, Wessex Chambers, 33 Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1TT. (Registered 20 January 2017)
5 January 2017, received £250 plus VAT from Dalgarno Solicitors, 59 Wilson Patten Street, Warrington WA1 1NF. (Registered 20 January 2017)
11 January 2017, received £1,250 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, 9a Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 20 January 2017)
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)
Allowance received from West Oxfordshire District Council, Elmfield, New Yatt Road, Witney OX28 1PB for my role as a district councillor:
20 October 2016, received £794.84 for duties carried out before my election. (Registered 18 November 2016)
Until further notice my allowance of £375 a month will be paid direct to charity. Hours: expected to be up to 8 hours a month. (Registered 18 November 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Bar of England and Wales, not currently practising. (Registered 18 November 2016)

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