Giles Watling

Conservative MP for Clacton


Giles Watling’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion 1 Oct 2019

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce tax (a) avoidance and (b) evasion.
  • Priorities for Government 25 Jul 2019

    I thank my right hon. Friend for bringing some sunshine into this place. I invite him to come to the sunshine coast of Clacton, if he can put up with the 1 hour and 40 minute journey that it takes to cross the 69 miles. Will his Government please focus on infrastructure to places such as ours, which are so often overlooked?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions 25 Jul 2019

    Yesterday, I was planning to record a video with then Secretary of State to commend the campaign I have run with the World Dog Alliance to outlaw the consumption of dogmeat in the UK. Sadly, events got in the way. I congratulate the new Secretary of State on her appointment. Will she join me and many colleagues in this place in supporting the campaign? Will she meet me and discuss it further?

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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

  • Treasury
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Apprentices: Low Incomes
  • Candidates: Females
  • Supported Housing: Older People
  • Electricity Generation: Private Sector
  • *No heading*

Currently held offices

  • Member, DCMS Sub-Committee on Disinformation (since 12 Mar 2019)
  • 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: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From 6 April 2017 to 2 May 2019, councillor and cabinet member, Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton CO15 1SE. From 20 September 2017, I received a monthly allowance of £431.08. Hours: approx. 8 hrs a week. (Registered 04 July 2017; updated 12 and 20 December 2017 and 20 May 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd (CFI Ltd)
Address of donor: Blick Rothenberg, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel, accommodation and hospitality with a value of £2,500

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Dates of visit: 28 July – 2 August 2019

Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation.

(Registered 24 September 2019)
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). (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)
I received two tickets for the FA Cup Final on 18 May 2019, total value £250, from the Football Association, Wembley Stadium, PO Box 1966, London HA9 0WS. (Registered 21 May 2019)

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