Paul Bristow

Conservative MP for Peterborough

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Paul Bristow’s voting in Parliament

Paul Bristow is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Paul Bristow sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

We have lots more plain English analysis of Paul Bristow’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Paul Bristow’s full vote analysis page for more.

Paul Bristow has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health: Screening 22 Jul 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to extend preventative health care testing after the covid-19 outbreak.
  • NHS Update 21 Jul 2021

    I hugely welcome the Minister’s statement today, particularly the news about the autism strategy, but as we look beyond the pandemic, there is real concern from charities and patient groups that many patients have missed being diagnosed with some very serious conditions due to lockdown and covid restrictions. GPs have a crucial role in dealing with this issue. Will the Minister set out the...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Services 21 Jul 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the Government's long-term policy on a new UK health diagnostics sector and preventative health strategy following the covid-19 outbreak.

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Jul 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Invest in Education, 85 Great Portland Street, First Floor, London W1W 7LT, for speaking and participating in workshops on politics:
4 November 2020, received £500. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2020)
24 November 2020, received £500. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 30 November 2020)
22 December 2020, received £500. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 30 December 2020)
7 April 2021, received £600. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 19 April 2021)
29 June 2021, received £500. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 30 June 2021)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two flats and a house in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 09 January 2020)
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My spouse, Sara Bristow, is a Director of Healthcomms Consulting Ltd (previously PB Political Consulting Ltd); a public relations consultancy. (Registered 09 January 2020; updated 30 November 2020)
My sister-in-law, Emma Petela, is a director at GK Strategy Ltd; a public relations consultancy. (Registered 20 March 2020)
My spouse, Sara Bristow, is a Director of Politicomms Consulting Ltd; a public relations consultancy. (Registered 30 November 2020)

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