James Sunderland

Conservative MP for Bracknell

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James Sunderland’s voting in Parliament

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

However, James Sunderland sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

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James Sunderland has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Conservative MP for Bracknell

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


Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Wales Office
  • *No heading*
  • Human Rights Act 1998
  • Railways: Veterans

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jan 2021.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Shop with flat in Hampshire, co-owned with my wife: (i) and (ii). Before 5 August 2020, rental income was only received from the flat. (Registered 09 January 2020; updated 28 September 2020)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Until 31 December 2019, Selborne Stores. (Registered 09 January 2020; updated 28 September 2020)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Lloyds Bank plc, shares co-owned with my wife. (Registered 09 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
On 16 April 2020, I secured a donation from Dell of fifteen laptops for the Citizens Advice Bureau in Bracknell. (Registered 11 May 2020)
On 30 April 2020, I secured a donation from Hewlett Packard Enterprise of fifteen laptops for the Citizens Advice Bureau in Bracknell. (Registered 11 May 2020)

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