Simon Clarke

Conservative MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland

@SimonClarkeMP https://facebook.com/simon4MSEC

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Simon Clarke’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Russia: Unmanned Air Vehicles 30 Jan 2023

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ involvement in the (a) production and (b) provision of armed drones used by Russia in Ukraine.
  • Cancer Outcomes: Tees Valley 16 Jan 2023

    I would like to open my remarks tonight by paying tribute to the late Professor Stephen Bonner, whose obituary features in The Times today. Professor Bonner delivered marvellous service to the people of Teesside in his various roles delivering critical care at James Cook University Hospital, including the major expansion in the number of our intensive care and high dependency beds and his...
  • Cancer Outcomes: Tees Valley 16 Jan 2023

    The hon. Gentleman is absolutely right: this is a subject that crosses party boundaries and constituency boundaries. The contribution of everyone who has fought to ensure that we deliver the best possible cancer care across Teesside is undoubtedly to be applauded. I look forward to hearing the Minister’s remarks about what the Government’s pioneering work to deliver community diagnostic...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland

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

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Topics of interest

  • Home Office
  • Department for Education
  • Treasury
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Sentencing: Foreign Nationals
  • NHS: Finance
  • General Election 2017
  • Shared Ownership: Insulation
  • Apprentices: Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 6 Dec 2022)
  • Member, Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (7 Sep 2022 to 25 Oct 2022)
  • Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (6 Sep 2022 to 25 Oct 2022)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (16 Sep 2021 to 6 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (18 May 2020 to 22 Sep 2020)
  • Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (13 Feb 2020 to 8 Sep 2020)
  • The Exchequer Secretary (27 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (20 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (20 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (18 Dec 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Jan 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
16 December 2022, received £700 from The Critic Magazine, 11 Tufton Street, Westminster SW1P 3QB, for an article. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2022)
13 January 2023, received £200 from The Spectator (1828) Ltd, 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP, for a podcast appearance. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 January 2023)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Marc Pennick
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 6 July 2021

Date accepted: 6 July 2021

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2022)
Name of donor: Zac Goldsmith
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 5 August 2022

Date accepted: 5 August 2022

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 August 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: LTA Operations Ltd
Address of donor: The National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Tickets and hospitality for myself and my partner at Wimbledon, total value £1,250

Date received: 10 July 2022

Date accepted: 10 July 2022

Donor status: company, registration 07475460

(Registered 27 July 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 February 2020, a member of the Middlesbrough Town Deal Fund Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 24 February 2020)

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