Simon Fell

Conservative MP for Barrow and Furness

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Simon Fell’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 2 Dec 2022

    Offenders (Day of Release from Detention) Bill: Second Reading – Simon Fell. Private Members' Bills
  • Tributes to Her Late Majesty the Queen 10 Sep 2022

    I rise to pay tribute, and to offer heartfelt condolences on behalf of the people of Barrow and Furness, and my family, to King Charles and his family on the death of Her late Majesty. Her Majesty served our nation for 70 years with a remarkable and unstinting sense of duty that should inspire us all, but even with tens of thousands of hours of her life captured on film and written about in...
  • Avanti West Coast 7 Sep 2022

    As my hon. Friend and constituency neighbour well knows—she often travels on the same train as me between London and Cumbria—the quality and quantity of services have dropped significantly. These short-term cancellations are really affecting our constituents. They are missing their connections with Northern, which, by the way, is experiencing similar issues on its line. Whether these...

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Conservative MP for Barrow and Furness

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Victim Support Schemes
  • National Lottery
  • Channel Four Television
  • Channel Four Television: Privatisation
  • Tonnage Tax

Currently held offices

  • Member, Education (Careers Guidance in Schools) Bill Committee (since 22 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill Committee (9 Nov 2021 to 14 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Bill (England and Wales) Committee (27 Oct 2021 to 1 Nov 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Oct 2022.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: The Cayzer Trust Company Ltd
Address of donor: Cayzer House, 30 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6NN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 18 May 2022

Date accepted: 18 May 2022

Donor status: company, registration 04987694

(Registered 24 May 2022)
Name of donor: IX Wireless Ltd
Address of donor: 4 Lockside Office Park, Lockside Road, Riversway, Preston PR2 2YS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 20 September 2022

Date accepted: 20 September 2022

Donor status: company, registration 11009144

(Registered 20 September 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Templar Executives Ltd
Address of donor: 83 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0HW

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, transfers and accommodation, value £1,210

Destination of visit: Rabat, Morocco

Dates of visit: 30 March - 1 April 2022

Purpose of visit: To attend the launch of the Cyber Security Centre of Excellence in Rabat, meet with the British Ambassador, and also Moroccan government officials to discuss cyber security threats and closer engagement with the UK.

(Registered 14 April 2022)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 16 June 2021, the Northern Research Group Ltd, a shared services company for northern MPs. (Registered 30 September 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
From 13 December 2019, member of the Town Board for Barrow. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 27 January 2020)
BAE Systems Plc provided me with return flights to Walney to attend shipyard visits with the Defence Procurement Minister on 9 May 2022, and again on 27 May 2022 with the Secretary of State for Defence. The total estimated value of these flights is below the registrable threshold. (Registered 26 July 2022)

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