Bob Seely

MP, Isle of Wight

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Isle of Wight Conservative

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Salisbury Incident 12 Sep 2018

    I thank the hon. Gentleman for his generosity on that point. He says that the Opposition now accept that, but—this goes back to a point made by the shadow Home Secretary—they did not at the time. The Opposition were specifically putting out lines that were very similar to those being put out by the Russian state at the time.
  • Salisbury Incident 12 Sep 2018

    Is the Minister aware that the Danish Government recently announced an 11-point plan to deal with malign Russian influence? Many of those points were among the 10 items that I have discussed with him and that I wrote to him about last week. I do not pretend to be a font of all knowledge on this—absolutely not—but I am merely trying to present good ideas to the Minister to use....
  • Salisbury Incident 12 Sep 2018

    It is just a minor point, but when it comes to all the lawyers facilitating the work of these oligarchs who are testing and playing the system—they are very aggressive in the United States, as well as in London and elsewhere—should we not be gently highlighting the fact that these companies that are taking on significant Russian players are being used to test the law? They have a...

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Conservative MP for Isle of Wight

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

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for International Development
  • Railways: Ryde
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control
  • Aviation
  • BBC World Service: Departmental Responsibilities
  • South Western Rail Franchise: Standards

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 3 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 20 Feb 2018)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Bob Seely’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 87.50% 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 17–18 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") 46 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 11 December 2017, Councillor, Isle of Wight Council, County Hall, High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1UD. After deductions, all fees donated to community organisations. (Updated 11 January 2018)
30 June 2017, received £561.46. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 06 July 2017; updated 19 October 2017)
31 July 2017, payment of £700.47. Hours: approx. 20 hrs. (Registered 06 July 2017; updated 23 October 2017)
30 August 2017, payment of £641.66. Hours: approx. 20 hrs. (Registered 06 July 2017; updated 23 October 2017)
29 September 2017, payment of £641.66. Hours: approx. 20 hrs. (Registered 06 July 2017; updated 23 October 2017)
31 October 2017, payment of £641.66. Hours: approx. 20 hrs (Registered 21 December 2017)
30 November 2017, payment of £641.66. Hours: approx. 20 hrs (Registered 21 December 2017)
24 December 2017, payment of £255.78. Hours: approx. 7 hrs. (Registered 09 January 2018)
Payments from the Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
22 June 2018, received £270 for an article published on 16 April 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 September 2018)
5 September 2018, received £270 for an article published on 22 August 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 September 2018)
31 July 2018, received £150 from Wireless Group, News UK & Ireland Ltd, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for appearing on Julia Hartley Brewer Talk Radio Live. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 13 September 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Medical Aid for Palestinians (2) Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd
Address of donor: (1) 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB (2) PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights, accommodation, food and transport £960 (2) accommodation, airport transfer and hospitality £500

Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

Dates of visit: 11 – 18 February 2018

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding, Medical Aid for Palestinians and Conservative Friends of Israel.

(Registered 01 March 2018)
Name of donor: Bahrain Embassy
Address of donor: 2 Upper Brook St, London W1K 6PA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £2,950

Destination of visit: Kingdom of Bahrain

Dates of visit: 5-8 April 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend the opening of the UK/Bahrain Naval base, meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures, in order to build on the bilateral relationship.

(Registered 04 May 2018)
Name of donor: Syria Relief
Address of donor: Advocates House, 4 Market Street, Denton M34 2XW

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £655; hotel in Anatakya £37; hotel in Gaziantep £37; total value £729

Destination of visit: Antakya and Gaziantep, Turkey

Dates of visit: 18 – 20 July 2018

Purpose of visit: To visit health facilities and hospitals provided by Syria Relief and the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM) and visit a surgical skills training course provided by the David Nott Foundation together with Syria relief and UOSSM.

(Registered 13 September 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in West London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 06 July 2017)
Shared ownership of a property in North London: (i). (Registered 06 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Army Reserves. (Registered 06 July 2017)

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