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Robert Courts

Conservative MP for Witney

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Robert Courts’s voting in Parliament

Robert Courts 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

  • Covid-19: Housing Market 13 May 2020

    I thank my right hon. Friend for his statement. In order to provide the reassurance and clarity that my constituents in West Oxfordshire would like, will he confirm that although people can move whenever they like and removal firms are able to help, the Government do still ask and require that such activity is carried out safely?
  • Covid-19: Strategy 11 May 2020

    I thank the Prime Minister for his update on progress in testing and tracing this invisible killer, but can he confirm for the people of West Oxfordshire that the new systems we are putting in place will, in the fullness of time, be able to detect local flare-ups?
  • Business of the House 6 May 2020

    The House authorities are indeed to be warmly congratulated on working at speed to get the hybrid system that we are using now up and running. I believe that, this morning, Mr Speaker authorised electronic voting, which is a welcome way to ensure that business can continue to be conducted. We must, though, emphasise the temporary nature of these measures and the unshakeable primacy of...

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Conservative MP for Witney

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Broadband: Rural Areas

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Trade Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (21 Jan 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Transport Committee (5 Nov 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (16 Oct 2017 to 19 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (30 Jan 2017 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 May 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received for my work at the bar of England and Wales, all done before my election. All earnings in this capacity were received subject to deductions for the costs of my chambers:
16 May 2019, £1,700 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 24 May 2019)
4 July 2019, received £2,400 plus VAT from Devonshires Solicitors, 30 Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7DT. (Registered 04 July 2019)
26 July 2019, received £1,200 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 29 July 2019)
26 July 2019, received £1,200 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 31 July 2019)
27 August 2019, received £1,250 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 23 September 2019)
30 September 2019, received £2,100 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 46 Chelmsley Circle, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham B37 5UH. (Registered 07 October 2019)
12 November 2019, received £328.13 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 11 January 2020)
31 October 2019, received £1,000 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 46 Chelmsley Circle, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham B37 5UH. (Registered 11 January 2020)
14 November 2019, received £284.67 plus VAT from William Graham Law Ltd, 24 Neptune Court, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJ. (Registered 11 January 2020)
18 December 2019, received £180.50 plus VAT from William Graham Law Ltd, 24 Neptune Court, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJ. (Registered 11 January 2020)
9 January 2020, received £76.33 plus VAT from William Graham Law Ltd, 24 Neptune Court, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJ. (Registered 11 January 2020)
25 January 2018, received £2,025 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 10 February 2020) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 30 April 2020. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
26 January 2018, received £3,750 plus VAT from Boyes Turner, Abbots House, Abbey St, Reading RG1 3BD. (Registered 10 February 2020) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 30 April 2020. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
6 February 2018, received £350 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 10 February 2020) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 30 April 2020. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
6 February 2018, received £1,225 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 10 February 2020) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 30 April 2020. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
6 February 2018, received £2,712 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 10 February 2020) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 30 April 2020. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
26 February 2018, received £3,250 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP, 44/46 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 10 February 2020) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 30 April 2020. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
23 April 2019 received £800 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 10 February 2020) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 30 April 2020. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
11 February 2020, received £3,344 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 11 February 2020)
13 January 2020, received £360 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 14 February 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: Charles D Lockhart
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,700 for my 2017 fighting fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 February 2020)
Name of donor: Luba Chernukhin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for my 2019 fighting fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 February 2020)
Name of donor: Anthony McGurk
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my 2019 fighting fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 February 2020)
Name of donor: Matthew Taylor
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my 2019 fighting fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 February 2020)
Name of donor: Northglen Investments
Address of donor: Nicholas House, 3 Laurence Pountney Hill, London EC4R 0EU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my 2019 fighting fund

Donor status: company, registration 04231841

(Registered 10 February 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: APPG for the Armed Forces
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: seven dinners value £40; three breakfasts value £14.25; £322.75 in total

Date of receipt: between 5 September and 11 December 2018

Date of acceptance: between 5 September and 11 December 2018

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 10 February 2020)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd (CFI Ltd)
Address of donor: Blick Rothenberg, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel, accommodation and hospitality with a value of £2,300

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Dates of visit: 16-21 February 2020

Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation.

(Registered 26 February 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Bar of England and Wales, not currently practising. (Registered 18 November 2016)
I received two VIP passes from the sponsors of the Royal Navy International Air Day 2019 on 13 July 2019, total value £340 (£170 per person). The sponsors were BAE Systems, MBDA, Lockheed Martin, Leonardo, Babcock, Chemring and General Dynamics. (Registered 15 July 2019)
From 12 February 2020, Chair of the Commons and Lords RAF Association. (Registered 09 March 2020)

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