Sarah Atherton

Conservative MP for Wrexham

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Sarah Atherton’s voting in Parliament

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

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Internet 15 Jul 2020

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reason there is not a direct debit option on the HMRC online account website to help employers (a) logging and (b) paying employee contributions that remain constant throughout the year.
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 15 Jul 2020

    My constituent, Eva Slapa, is a beautiful and brave nine-year-old girl with an inoperable brain tumour. Wrexham has rallied round with the Unbeatable Eva campaign, but with the only suitable treatment option being offered abroad, the family are struggling to make travel arrangements. Will the Prime Minister offer reassurance that he will work with the family to look at ways in which Eva can...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Electric Scooters 9 Jul 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what criteria his Department will use to assess the electric scooter pilot projects; and if the pilot is successful whether privately owned electric scooters will be legally allowed on UK roads.

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Conservative MP for Wrexham

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

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Treasury
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Transport
  • Revenue and Customs: Internet
  • Airbus UK: Redundancy
  • Brexit
  • Electric Scooters
  • *No heading*

Currently held offices

  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 5 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Defence Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
12 February 2020 received £110 from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for an online survey in January 2020. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 27 April 2020)
17 February 2020, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for Winter 2020 Survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 27 April 2020)
From 11 June 2020 to 3 July 2020, employed by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Penrhosgarnedd, Bangor LL57 2PW, as a part time nurse at Wrexham Maelor Hospital. Pay rate to be confirmed. (Registered 15 June 2020)
23 July 2020, received £876.86. Hours: 61 hrs. Payment, net of tax, donated to charity. (Registered 28 July 2020; updated 05 August 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: c/o Nathan Steinberg, Kreston Reeves, 24 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4YX.

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)

(Registered 08 January 2020)
Name of donor: Schroder & Co
Address of donor: 1 London Wall Place, London EC2Y 5AU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company registration 02280926

(Registered 08 January 2020)
Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
Address of donor:18 Thorney Lane North, Iver SL0 9JY

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)

(Registered 08 January 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Wrexham: (i) and (ii). (Registered 08 January 2020)
House in Cheshire: (i) and (ii). (Registered 08 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Registered social worker, Social Care Wales. (Registered 08 January 2020)
Until 23 December 2019, elected member of Gresford Community Council. (Registered 08 January 2020)
Registered as a specialist district nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Registration currently dormant. (Registered 08 January 2020)
Trustee, Gresford Memorial Trust, an umbrella organisation which provides indoor/outdoor facilities run for and by the community. (Registered 08 January 2020)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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