Rob Roberts

Independent MP for Delyn

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Rob Roberts’s voting in Parliament

Rob Roberts is a Independent MP, but has changed parties or become independent.

Compared to their original party (Conservative), for the vast majority of issues they have voted in the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a random selection of Rob Roberts’s votes.

Last updated: 18 May 2022. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Rob Roberts

Recent appearances

  • Immigration Fees for Healthcare Workers — [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] 30 Jan 2023

    I used to work in financial services, and this term is commonly used in financial services. Is the Minister seriously telling me that NHS workers are being used to cross-subsidise other areas of the system? Have we got nowhere else that we could potentially draw additional funds from, other than levying higher fees on NHS workers to subsidise others? Is that really what he is saying?
  • Immigration Fees for Healthcare Workers — [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] 30 Jan 2023

    The Minister is being generous with his time. There are other reasons, though—it is not just cost. People on a series of temporary visas cannot get a mortgage; they need full right to remain. There are various things that people without permanent residency cannot do in the financial system. It is about not just being allowed to stay, but being allowed to stay and fully take part in society....

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Independent MP for Delyn

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

Party was Conservative until 24 May 2021


Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Levelling Up
  • Housing and Communities
  • Migrant Workers: Education and Health Services
  • UK Shared Prosperity Fund
  • Question
  • Financial Services: Primary Education
  • Medical Treatments: Innovation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 3 Nov 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Jan 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
7 February 2022, received £225. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 09 February 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: AirBus
Address of donor: 8-10 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0DH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the AirBus Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, total value £360

Date received: 16 July 2022

Date accepted: 16 July 2022

Donor status: company, registration 1724399

(Registered 12 August 2022)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Until 5 April 2022, R J Roberts (UK) Ltd (dormant company). (Registered 10 January 2020; updated 24 August 2022)

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