Tom Hunt

Conservative MP for Ipswich

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Tom Hunt’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Fairness at Work and Power in Communities 12 May 2022

    On the topic of Labour Mayors, I wonder if the hon. Lady shares my concern that the Labour Mayor for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is currently under investigation for bullying a huge number of staff at that authority?
  • Fairness at Work and Power in Communities 12 May 2022

    It is a pleasure to speak in this debate. I think it was correct for the Prime Minister to make the cost of living so central to the Queen’s Speech. I appreciate that some steps have been taken by the Government already, and I appreciate the fiscal position that the Government face is challenging, but I am of the view that more needs to be done, and I am glad that the Prime Minister and the...
  • Fairness at Work and Power in Communities 12 May 2022

    I will not be taking an intervention on this topic from the SNP. [Interruption.] I am so terrified of their illogical arguments that I could not possibly counter them. The movement away from the Human Rights Act is also very welcome. A British Bill of Rights is a step in the right direction. Frankly, if we are subscribed to an international treaty that prevents us from being able to control...

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Conservative MP for Ipswich

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Pets: Theft
  • Undocumented Migrants: English Channel
  • *No heading*
  • Ipswich Hospital: Surgery

Currently held offices

  • Member, Skills and Post-16 Education [HL] Bill Committee (since 24 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Judicial Review and Courts Bill (since 27 Oct 2021)
  • Member, Education Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Petitions Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 May 2022.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: ZI Foundation
Address of donor: 77 Lincoln Road, Peterborough PE1 2SH

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, in-country transport, accommodation and meals with a total value of £4,500

Destination of visit: Bangladesh

Dates of visit: 20-24 January 2022

Purpose of visit: To understand the political and economic situation in Bangladesh, meet members of parliament and government, visit Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazaar, and see new schools and facilities in Nogridpur and Sylhet province.

(Registered 09 February 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in East Cambridgeshire: (i). (Registered 10 January 2020)

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