Scott Benton

Former Independent MP for Blackpool South

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Scott Benton is a former MP for Blackpool South.

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Former Independent MP for Blackpool South

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

Left the House of Commons on 25 March 2024 — Resigned

Party was Conservative until 4 Apr 2023

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Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Home Office
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Treasury
  • Abortion
  • Abortion: Drugs
  • Abortion: Telemedicine
  • Undocumented Migrants: English Channel
  • Gambling: Mental Health

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill Committee ( 1 Mar 2023 to 8 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform Bill) Committee ( 2 Nov 2022 to 2 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill Committee (12 Jul 2022 to 11 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Petitions Committee (21 Jun 2022 to 25 Mar 2024)
  • Member, Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill Committee ( 1 Dec 2021 to 14 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Subsidy Control Bill Committee (20 Oct 2021 to 18 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill Committee (23 Jun 2021 to 6 Jul 2021)
  • Member, Compensation (London Capital & Finance plc and Fraud Compensation Fund) Bill Committee ( 8 Jun 2021 to 15 Jun 2021)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 25 Oct 2022)

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Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council (BGC)
Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets with hospitality for Tottenham vs Nottingham Forest, Premier League football, total value £576
Date received: 11 March 2023
Date accepted: 11 March 2023
Donor status: company, registration 12213577
(Registered 11 April 2023)
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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