Peter Gibson

Conservative MP for Darlington

About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Peter Gibson) represents you, and all of the people who live in Darlington, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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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
  • Home Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Education
  • Treasury
  • Conversion Therapy
  • Travellers: Caravan Sites
  • Spiking
  • Liver Diseases: Screening
  • Palliative Care

Currently held offices

  • Member, Licensing Hours Extensions Bill Committee (since 7 Feb 2024)
  • Member, Pet Abduction Bill Committee (since 24 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Joint Committee on the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act (since 10 Nov 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance (No. 2) Bill Committee (10 May 2023 to 18 May 2023)
  • Member, Firearms Bill Committee ( 8 Mar 2023 to 15 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Powers of Attorney Bill Committee (22 Feb 2023 to 1 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Procurement Bill [HL] Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 21 Feb 2023)
  • Member, Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill Committee (23 Jan 2023 to 25 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Co-operatives, Mutuals and Friendly Societies Bill Committee (23 Nov 2022 to 30 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Trade (Australia and New Zealand) Bill Committee ( 7 Sep 2022 to 18 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill Committee ( 5 Jan 2022 to 12 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Bill Committee ( 8 Dec 2021 to 15 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Bill (England and Wales) Committee (27 Oct 2021 to 3 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Education (Careers Guidance in Schools) Bill Committee (22 Sep 2021 to 27 Oct 2021)
  • Member, Elections Bill Committee (15 Sep 2021 to 26 Oct 2021)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 8 Jun 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 1 Jan 1970

    Debate on a Motion on Hospice Funding – Sally-Ann Hart – Peter Gibson. Debate
  • Off-Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill 19 Apr 2024

    May I extend my condolences to the family of David Gow? I congratulate the hon. Member for Glasgow North East (Anne McLaughlin) on securing the Bill on an issue of deep concern in Darlington. I prepared a fantastic speech that is so long I will not have time to get through it, but I will try to put some points on the record. I warmly welcome the engagement that I have had with the Minister...
  • Off-Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill 19 Apr 2024

    I am grateful for that intervention from the Minister, who was the first Minister to come and visit me in Darlington after I was elected. He has made repeated visits in his various roles, and he is always welcome as he treks up past my constituency. I would warmly welcome him meeting Darlington Borough Council’s civic enforcement team as well as the operation endurance team from Darlington,...

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Register of Members’ Interests

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View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
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)
3 March 2023, received £227.50. Hours: 3 hrs 15 mins. (Registered 03 May 2023)
4 April 2023, received £325. Hours: 4 hrs 39 mins. (Registered 03 May 2023)
5 May 2023, received £105. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 18 May 2023)
14 July 2023, received £406. Hours: 5 hrs 48 mins. (Registered 24 July 2023)
16 August 2023, received £206.50. Hours: 2 hrs 57 mins. (Registered 04 September 2023)
3 November 2023, received £430.50. Hours: 6 hrs 15 mins. (Registered 08 November 2023)
1 December 2023, received £143.50. Hours: 2 hrs 3 mins. (Registered 20 December 2023)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Morgan Crest Ltd
Address of donor: The Old Grange Warren Estate, Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelmsford CM1 3WT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Donor status: company, registration 07701126
(Registered 03 May 2023)
Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: Abbatt Group, New Penderel House, 283-287 High Holborn, London WC1V 7HF
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 23 June 2023)
Name of donor: Andrew J Dawber
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 22 January 2024)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Prestige Care Group
Address of donor: Head Office, Roseville Court, Blair Avenue, Ingleby Barwick, Stockton-On-Tees TS17 5BL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A ticket for the Conservative Party’s Winter Party, value £1,500
Date received: 29 February 2024
Date accepted: 29 February 2024
Donor status: company, registration 11044712
(Registered 08 March 2024)
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)
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee of Thormanby United Charities, which supports residents of Thormanby who face personal hardship. (Registered 10 January 2020)
Trustee and Director of two hospices: North Yorkshire Hospice Care and Herriot Hospice Homecare. (Registered 10 January 2020; updated 27 July 2023)
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)
From 20 June 2021, unpaid Director of the Northern Research Group Ltd, a shared services company for northern MPs, which became active on 16 June 2021. (Registered 28 September 2021)
From 18 July 2023, Trustee and Director of Just B Bereavement and Mental Health Support. (Registered 27 July 2023)

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