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- 10th June 2020 onwards
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Peter Gibson’s voting in Parliament
Peter Gibson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Peter Gibson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of Peter Gibson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Peter Gibson’s full vote analysis page for more.
Peter Gibson has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
We have another Opposition day debate that presents a fantastic opportunity to highlight all that has been done by this Government. There has been incredible support for people and businesses in Darlington. The coronavirus job retention scheme has supported over 12,300 people. The self-employed income scheme has been accessed by over 3,200 people. Put together, that is more than 15,000...
Today’s debate is a great opportunity to shine a spotlight on how it is only through the Conservatives’ careful stewarding of our public finances that we have been in a position to deliver phenomenal levels of support to people during the pandemic. As a former business owner and an employer, I know only too well the need for economic certainty, economic stability and the right level of...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of classifying taxi drivers as key workers.
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Conservative MP for Darlington
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Ministry of Defence
- Ministry of Housing
- Communities and Local Government
- Department for Education
- Department for Transport
- Liberal Democrats: Criminal Investigation
- Driving Tests: Coronavirus
- Hospitality Industry: Social Distancing
- Foetal Alcohol Syndrome
- Bereavement Leave
Currently held offices
- Member, Joint Committee on the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act (since 10 Nov 2020)
- Member, Women and Equalities Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 15 Feb 2021.
1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice, contracted to Kingly Solicitors, Standard Way, Northallerton, DL6 2XQ, to provide advice on law firm management and services as executor, trustee deputy or attorney for clients. Services will be provided and payments received on an ad hoc basis. (Registered 10 January 2020)
13 February 2020, received £250 for consultancy services. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 24 February 2020)
Contracted to Clark Willis LLP
Law Firm, 105 Bondgate, Darlington DL3 7LB, to provide advice and consultancy services. Services will be provided and payments received on an ad hoc basis. (Registered 09 July 2020)
21 December 2020, received £250. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2021)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in North Yorkshire
owned jointly with my civil partner: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 January 2020)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Wedgwood Alexander Properties Ltd; owning and letting of property. (Registered 10 January 2020)
Trustee of Thormanby United Charities, which supports residents of Thormanby who face personal hardship. (Registered 10 January 2020)
Trustee and Director of two hospices: Harrogate and District Hospice and Herriot Hospice Homecare. (Registered 10 January 2020)
Practising solicitor registered on the roll. (Registered 10 January 2020)
Trustee Deputy, Attorney and Executor of many trusts, estates and individuals' affairs accumulated through my professional role as a solicitor. (Registered 10 January 2020)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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