Giles Watling

MP, Clacton

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Clacton Conservative

Giles Watling’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

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Conservative MP for Clacton

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Transport
  • Women and Equalities
  • Treasury
  • Apprentices: Low Incomes
  • Child Benefit: Apprentices
  • Candidates: Females
  • Cancer
  • Aviation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
From 6 April 2017, councillor and cabinet member, Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton CO15 1SE. I received the following allowances:
20 June 2017, received £431.08 plus special responsibility allowance of £744.92; £1,176 in total. Hours: approx. 12 hrs a week. (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 and 20 December 2017)
20 July 2017, received £431.08 plus special responsibility allowance of £744.92; £1,176 in total. Hours: approx. 12 hrs a week. (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 and 20 December 2017)
20 August 2017, received £431.08 plus special responsibility allowance of £216.27; £647.35 in total. Hours: approx. 8 hrs a week. (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 and 20 December 2017)
From 20 September 2017 until further notice, I receive a monthly allowance of £431.08. Hours: approx. 8 hrs a week. (Registered 04 July 2017; updated 12 and 20 December 2017)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW:
16 January 2018, payment of £200 for completing Winter 2017 Survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 02 February 2018)
3 August 2018, payment of £200 for a survey on 1 August 2018. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 24 September 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: eight dinners, value: £40 each; total £320

Date received: 1 January 2018 to 31 July 2018

Date accepted: 1 January 2018 to 31 July 2018

Donor status: other

(Registered 16 August 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, Arup, and EDF Energy)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of benefit in kind (or estimate of the probable value): Flights valued at £908.56; accommodation valued at £540.62; food and drink valued at £67.12; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) valued at £110.84; £1,627.14 in total.

Destination of visit: China (Guangdong and Guangxi)

Date of visit: 6 – 10 November 2017

Purpose of visit: To strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; to support British businesses operating in China; and to deepen the understanding of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 20 December 2017)
Name of donor: (1) Clarion Defence (UK) Ltd (2) CAE Aircrew Training Services plc, both via the APPG on the Armed Forces
Address of donor: (1) Bedford House, 69 - 79 Fulham High Street, London SW6 3JW (2) MSHATF RAF Benson, Wallingford OX10 6AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) £250; (2) £250. The APPG for the Armed Forces used these sums to meet the costs of travel, food, accommodation and museum entry fees, which together had a total value of approx. £250 per person, £500 in total, after personal contributions of £100 each.

Destination of visit: The Netherlands

Dates of visit: 25–27 July 2018

Purpose of visit: Operation Market Garden Battlefield Tour by the APPG for the Armed Forces. This included visits to the sites of World War II battles and Commonwealth cemeteries.

(Registered 16 August 2018; updated 30 August 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Half share in shop with flat above, in Epping: (i) and, until 14 November 2017, (ii). (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 December 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee of the Patricia Watling Trust; a trust which benefits members of my family. (Registered 04 July 2017)

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