Scott Benton

Conservative MP for Blackpool South

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 3 Feb 2023

    Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill: Second Reading – Scott Benton. Private Members' Bills
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gambling: Suicide 2 Aug 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the report by Public Health England entitled Gambling-related harms evidence review: the economic and social cost of harms, published in September 2021, if he will publish the full numerical mathematical calculation that was the basis for stating that there were 409 deaths by suicide associated with problem gambling only.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gambling: Suicide 2 Aug 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the report by Public Health England entitled Gambling-related harms evidence review: the economic and social cost of harms, published in September 2021, if he will publish the full numerical mathematical calculation that was the basis for the estimate of the £619.2m annual cost of suicides associated with problem...

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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
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Abortion
  • Abortion: Drugs
  • Undocumented Migrants: English Channel
  • Coronavirus: Casinos
  • Gambling: Coronavirus

Currently held offices

  • Member, Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill Committee (since 12 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Petitions Committee (since 21 Jun 2022)
  • Member, Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill Committee (since 1 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Subsidy Control Bill Committee (since 20 Oct 2021)
  • 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: 8 Aug 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
12 January 2022, received £225 for a survey completed in December 2021. Hours: 1 hr 10 mins. (Registered 12 January 2022)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys:
9 December 2021, received £100 for a survey completed in November 2021. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 05 January 2022)
13 January 2022, received £150 for a survey completed in January 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 January 2022)
10 March 2022, received £100 for a survey completed in February 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 June 2022)
24 June 2022, received £100 for a survey completed in May 2022. Hours: 50 mins. (Registered 28 June 2022)
24 June 2022, received £70 for a survey completed in June 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 June 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: McDonalds Restaurant Ltd
Address of donor: 11/59 High Road, East Finchley, London N2 8AW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at the FA Community Shield Football Game for two people, total value £700

Date received: 7 August 2021

Date accepted: 7 August 2021

Donor status: company, registration 01002769

(Registered 26 August 2021)
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: Entrance to and hospitality at the Brit Awards, O2 Centre, London, total value £1,164

Date received: 8 February 2022

Date accepted: 8 February 2022

Donor status: company, registration 12213577

(Registered 28 February 2022)
Name of donor: English Football League
Address of donor: EFL House, 10-12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality for the Championship Play Off Final, with a guest, value £700

Date received: 29 May 2022

Date accepted: 29 May 2022

Donor status: company, registration 00080612

(Registered 15 June 2022)
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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