Nicola Richards

Conservative MP for West Bromwich East

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Nicola Richards’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Nicola Richards sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Nicola Richards voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Conservative MP for West Bromwich East

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Ministry of Justice
  • NHS: Negligence
  • Internet: West Bromwich
  • British National Socialist Movement
  • Exports: VAT
  • Hezbollah: Fundraising

Currently held offices

  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (since 2 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Nov 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Dudley Metropolitan Borough, 1 Priory Road, Dudley DY1 1HF, for my role as a Councillor:
19 December 2019, received £1,174.42. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 09 January 2020)
30 January 2020, received £782.92. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2020)
27 February 2020, received £782.92. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 28 February 2020)
31 March 2020, received £782.92. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 29 April 2020)
From April 2020 until further notice, I receive £782.92 a month. Hours: 20 hrs a month. (Registered 04 May 2020)
20 December 2019, received £641.80 from Conservative Campaign Headquarters, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London SW1H 9HQ, for work as a content creator. Hours: 27 hrs since my election. (Registered 09 January 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: Lawrence Tomlinson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 during the election campaign

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2020)
Name of donor: Stalbury Trustees
Address of donor: 31 Hill Street, London W1J 5LS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 during the election campaign

Donor status: company, registration 01430799

(Registered 09 January 2020)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Carlton Club Political Committee
Address of donor: 69 St James's Street, London SW1A 1PJ

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

Date received: 31 July 2020

Date accepted: 31 July 2020

Donor status: company, registration 00573221

(Registered 08 September 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
From 7 February 2020, member of Sandwell Towns Super Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 04 February 2020)
From 20 July 2020, a trustee of the Albion Foundation, the charitable arm of West Bromwich Albion Football Club, which assists in the social and physical training of children attending schools in West Bromwich and the surrounding area. (Registered 10 August 2020)

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