Simon Baynes

Conservative MP for Clwyd South

About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Simon Baynes) represents you, and all of the people who live in Clwyd South, 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 Clwyd South

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Plants: Imports
  • Dementia: Music
  • Question
  • Coronavirus: Scotland
  • Schools: Coronavirus

Currently held offices

  • Member, Zoological Society of London (Leases) Bill Committee (since 21 Feb 2024)
  • Member, Media Bill Committee (since 29 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 20 May 2020)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (since 9 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 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, Animals (Low-Welfare Activities Abroad) Bill Committee ( 1 Mar 2023 to 8 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Offenders (Day of Release from Detention) Bill Committee ( 1 Feb 2023 to 8 Feb 2023)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Ministry of Justice and Home Office) ( 8 Jul 2022 to 8 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill Committee ( 2 Mar 2022 to 22 Mar 2022)
  • Member, Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Bill Committee ( 2 Feb 2022 to 9 Feb 2022)
  • Member, Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] Committee (12 Jan 2022 to 18 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill Committee ( 9 Nov 2021 to 14 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Subsidy Control Bill Committee (20 Oct 2021 to 18 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Education (Careers Guidance in Schools) Bill Committee (22 Sep 2021 to 27 Oct 2021)
  • Member, Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill Committee (30 Jun 2021 to 8 Jul 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Treasury: Business Investment 19 Mar 2024

    What fiscal steps his Department is taking to help increase the level of business investment.
  • Treasury: Business Investment 19 Mar 2024

    Like my hon. Friend the Member for St Ives (Derek Thomas), I was delighted to see the increase in the VAT threshold from £85,000 to £90,000 in the Budget. That will help small businesses invest for the future, such as the Two Doves café and gift shop in Overton, which is popular with people from both Clwyd South and North Shropshire. However, given the vital importance to small...
  • Business of the House 14 Mar 2024

    Would my right hon. Friend make time for an additional debate on farming? Does she agree with me that the Prime Minister’s recent announcement of £220 million to deploy new technology to boost productivity in the farming sector in North Shropshire and the rest of England compares very favourably with Welsh Labour’s policy, which would force farmers in Clwyd South and the rest of Wales to...

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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.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Land in Spain: (i). (Registered 09 January 2020)
From 17 April 2021 until 31 July 2023, cottage in Sussex: (i). (Registered 19 April 2021; updated 11 September 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
Director of the Cazenove Association (alumni organisation). (Registered 09 January 2020)
Trustee and unpaid administrator of the Concertina Charitable Trust. (Registered 09 January 2020)
Trustee and unpaid administrator of the Bodfach Trust. (Registered 09 January 2020)
From 25 January 2020, Joint Chair of Women2Win Wales; an organisation which aims to ensure the fair representation of women at all levels of politics. (Registered 04 February 2020)

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