Scott Benton

Conservative MP for Blackpool South

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Scott Benton’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 29 Oct 2021

    Education (16 to 19 Academies) (Religious Character) Bill: Second Reading – Scott Benton. Private Members' Bills
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling 28 Jul 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment the Gambling Commission has made of the accuracy of the estimated number of problem gamblers.
  • Review of the Gambling Act 2005 22 Jul 2021

    It is a pleasure to lead this Adjournment debate on the review of the Gambling Act 2005. I refer Members to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests and to my position as chair of the all-party parliamentary group on betting and gaming. I thank the Minister for Media and Data, my right hon. Friend the Member for Maldon (Mr Whittingdale), for his engagement with the industry...

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Conservative MP for Blackpool South

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Treasury
  • Abortion: Drugs
  • Abortion
  • Coronavirus: Casinos
  • Eating Disorders: Children and Young People
  • Gambling: Coronavirus

Currently held offices

  • Member, Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill Committee (since 23 Jun 2021)
  • Member, Compensation (London Capital & Finance plc and Fraud Compensation Fund) Bill Committee (since 8 Jun 2021)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
13 December 2019, received £1,935.75 from Calderdale Council, Town Hall, Crossley Street, Halifax HX1 1UJ, for my roles as Councillor and Conservative Group Leader. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 06 January 2020; updated 24 September 2020)
27 December 2019, received £311.41 from West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Authority, Oakroyd Hall, Bradford Road, Birkenshaw BD11 2DY, for my role as Local Councillor Representative. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 06 January 2020; updated 24 September 2020)
27 December 2019, received payment of £915.82 from IPSA, 2nd floor, 85 Strand, London WC2R 0DW, for work done as a MP’s research assistant. Hours: no hours since my election to Parliament. (Registered 28 February 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
I received the following allowances from Calderdale Council, Town Hall, Crossley Street, Halifax HX1 1UJ, for my role as Councillor, to which I committed approx. 8 hrs a month. I ceased to be Councillor on 19 March 2021. (Updated 26 March 2021)
15 January 2020, received £1,550.74. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
15 February 2020, received £547.12. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
15 March 2020, received £879.92. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
15 April 2020, received £879.92. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
15 May 2020, received £879.92. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
From 15 June 2020 until 19 March 2021 I received £879.92 a month. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020 and 26 March 2021)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
9 September 2020, received £250 for a survey completed on 21 July 2020. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 09 September 2020)
15 December 2020, received £200 for a survey completed in November 2020. Hours: 1 hr 10 mins. (Registered 16 December 2020)
10 December 2020, received £80 for a survey completed in November 2020. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 December 2020)
8 July 2021, received £275 for a survey completed in June 2021. Hours: 1 hr 10 mins. (Registered 19 July 2021)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys:
9 February 2021, received £140 for a survey completed in January 2021. Hours: 30 mins.
(Registered 09 February 2021)
9 February 2021, received £40 for a survey completed in January 2021. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 May 2021)
19 April 2021, received £60 for a survey completed in March 2021. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 May 2021)
30 April 2021, received £100 for a survey completed in April 2021. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 11 May 2021)
30 April 2021, received £100 for a survey completed in April 2021. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 11 May 2021)
27 May 2021, received £120 for a survey completed in May 2021. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 15 June 2021)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Gamesys Group
Address of donor: 10 Piccadilly, London W1J 0DD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality for myself at England v Czech Republic football game, value £1,537.60

Date received: 22 June 2021

Date accepted: 22 June 2021

Donor status: company, registration 10303804

(Registered 02 July 2021)
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at Royal Ascot, valued at £1,400

Date received: 17 June 2021

Date accepted: 17 June 2021

Donor status: company, registration 12213577

(Registered 07 July 2021)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Entain Operations Ltd
Address of donor: Suite 6, Atlantic Suites, Europort, Gibraltar

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality for me at Wimbledon, value £1,100

Date received: 1 July 2021

Date accepted: 1 July 2021

Donor status: company, registration number 112454

(Registered 12 July 2021)
Name of donor: Entain Operations Ltd
Address of donor: Suite 6, Atlantic Suites, Europort, Gibraltar

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality for me at England v Denmark football match, value £3,457

Date received: 7 July 2021

Date accepted: 7 July 2021

Donor status: company, registration 112454

(Registered 12 July 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 February 2020, member of Blackpool Town Funds Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 24 January 2020)

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