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Selaine Saxby’s voting in Parliament
Selaine Saxby is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Selaine Saxby sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Selaine Saxby voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Selaine Saxby has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
The vaccination roll-out programme is a huge national success—well done! I thank everyone involved nationally and locally. However, my inbox is overflowing with messages from elderly residents desperately worried that, despite being over 80, 90 and even 100, they have still heard nothing from their GP. Given that other parts of the UK are currently vaccinating those who are significantly...
What steps he is taking to promote sustainable fisheries.
I thank my hon. Friend for the work she is doing to support the arts and culture sector through the pandemic. Can she confirm how many music venues and other music organisations have benefited from the Government’s £1.57 billion culture recovery fund?
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Conservative MP for North Devon
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department for Transport
- Department for Digital
- Media and Sport
- Bus Services: Coronavirus
- Business: Coronavirus
- Social Security Benefits: Disability
- Telecommunications: Codes of Practice
Currently held offices
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Jan 2021.
1. Employment and earnings
23 December 2019, received £424.36 from Launceston College, Hurdon Rd, Launceston PL15 9JR for work as a maths teacher, provided to Bideford College, Abbotsham Rd, Bideford EX39 3AR. Hours: 1 hr since my election. (Registered 07 January 2020)
Until further notice, District Councillor for North Devon District Council, Brynsworthy Lane, Fremington, EX31 3NS. I receive £319.97 a month in return for 3-4 hrs a week. (Registered 07 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: Stalbury Trustees
Address of donor: 31 Hill St, London W1J 4LS
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: company, registration 01430799
(Registered 07 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Great Western Railway
Address of donor: Milford House, 1 Milford Street, Swindon SN1 1HL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Accepted as compensation for several issues, two rail tickets up to a value of £800 (up to £400 each)
Date received: 17 February 2020
Date accepted: 17 February 2020
Donor status: company, registration 05113733
(Registered 03 March 2020)
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