Giles Watling

MP, Clacton

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Clacton Conservative

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  • Taylor Review: Working Practices 11 Jul 2017

    I spent 45 years in the gig economy, and what I liked about it was that it was very flexible. In order to build a career, I found myself delivering bacon across north London from Smithfield market. I also became a removal man, among many other things. Does my hon. Friend agree that it is welcome that the report supports a flexible labour market, and is not in favour of restricting that...
  • Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing Bill 3 Jul 2017

    It is a great honour to follow the hon. Member for Weaver Vale (Mike Amesbury), who made an impassioned speech. It is also a great honour to follow my hon. Friend the Member for North East Derbyshire (Lee Rowley), who spoke without notes. I intend to do no such thing. ATOL equals peace of mind. It is safe to go on holiday if the holiday is protected by ATOL. That makes sense. Peace of mind...
  • Energy Price Cap 3 Jul 2017

    Will my right hon. Friend join me in welcoming Ofgem’s acknowledgment regarding the ability to put a cap in place? Should we not urge it to use the power fully?

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Conservative MP for Clacton

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

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates since joining Parliament — well below average amongst MPs. See all Giles Watling’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 77.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1 time in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
From 6 April 2017 until further notice I receive £1,149.25 a month from Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton CO15 1SE, for my role as a councillor and cabinet member. Hours: approx. 10 hrs a week. (Registered 04 July 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Stalbury Trustees
Address of donor: 31 Hill St, London W1J 4LS

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration 01430799

(Registered 04 July 2017)
Name of donor: The Tandridge Club
Address of donor: c/o East Surrey Conservatives, 83 Bell St, Reigate RH2 7AN

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: friendly society

(Registered 04 July 2017)
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 (ii). (Registered 04 July 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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