Alicia Kearns

Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton

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Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton

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

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Women and Equalities
  • Conversion Therapy
  • Local Government Finance
  • Iraq: Kurds
  • Taxation: Disclosure of Information
  • Research Collaboration Advice Team

Currently held offices

  • Member, Paternity Leave (Bereavement) Bill Committee (since 13 Mar 2024)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on the Overseas Territories (since 21 Nov 2023)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on the Overseas Territories (since 21 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Liaison Sub-Committee on Scrutiny of Strategic Thinking in Government (since 22 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 12 Oct 2022)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 12 Oct 2022)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 12 Oct 2022)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 11 May 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on the Overseas Territories (14 Nov 2023 to 21 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 12 Oct 2022)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Balkans: Politics and Government 18 Apr 2024

    To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for the regional security of the Balkans of the (a) meeting between the President of Serbia, the President of Republika Srpska and Patriarch Porifirije and (b) planned joint Easter Assembly between Serbia and Republika Srpska.
  • Solar Supply Chains 16 Apr 2024

    I met the chief executive of Solar Energy UK and asked him, “What happens if one of the companies that signs up to your solar stewardship scheme isn’t keeping itself free of slave labour? What will you do?” He did not have an answer for me, and I said, “Well, will you kick them out? Will you exclude them?” He said, “We don’t have a mechanism to do that.” So have things changed...
  • Solar Supply Chains 16 Apr 2024

    I am grateful to you, Madam Deputy, for granting this important debate. The solar industry will play an important role in the Government’s net zero plans, with a target of producing 70 GW of solar energy by 2035—a fivefold increase on our current output. It is absolutely right that solar plays its part in increasing our renewable energy output, but the current roll-out lacks national...

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Register of Members’ Interests

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View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
7 December 2023, received £700 from Reach PLC (commercial news publisher), One Canada Square, London E14 5AP, for two articles for the Daily Express. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Attitude Magazine - Stream Publishing Limited
Address of donor: The Cowshed, Ladycross Farm, Hollow Lane, Dormansland RH7 6PB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket for the Virgin Atlantic Attitude Awards 2023, value £600
Date received: 11 October 2023
Date accepted: 11 October 2023
Donor status: company, registration 6766284
(Registered 09 November 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The HALO Trust
Address of donor: Carronfoot, Thornhill, Dumfries DG3 5BF
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£1,716.48), accommodation (£708.47), transport (£73.50), food (£147.65), and visa (£64.40), total value £2,710.50
Destination of visit: Somaliland and Ethiopia
Dates of visit: 6-11 August 2023
Purpose of visit: To see the Halo Trust’s work in removing landmines and unexploded ordnance, and gain a better understanding of the UK's role supporting NGOs like the Halo Trust to deliver greater resilience and recovery from conflict.
(Registered 06 September 2023)
Name of donor: Embassy of Finland in London
Address of donor: 38 Chesham Place, London SW1X 8HW
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, accommodation and hospitality for a member of my staff, total value £1,500
Destination of visit: Finland
Dates of visit: 30 August - 3 September 2022
Purpose of visit: Study trip undertaken by a member of my staff to learn about Finland's foreign, defence and security policy ahead of their accession to NATO.
(Registered 13 September 2023)
Name of donor: Embassy of Finland in London
Address of donor: 38 Chesham Place, London SW1X 8HW
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, accommodation and hospitality for a member of my staff, total value £1,500
Destination of visit: Finland
Dates of visit: 29 August - 2 September 2023
Purpose of visit: Study trip undertaken by a member of my staff to learn about comprehensive security, Finnish foreign and security policy, and Finland's accession to into NATO.
(Registered 13 September 2023)
Name of donor: Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in London
Address of donor: 6 Upper Phillimore Gardens, London W8 7HA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£466.90), accommodation and meals (£500), total value £966.9
Destination of visit: Jordan
Dates of visit: 23-26 October 2023
Purpose of visit: Meetings with Jordanian Government, Parliamentarians and Jordanian Armed Forces.
(Registered 09 November 2023)
Name of donor: Government of Kosovo
Address of donor: Government Building, Nëna Terezë Square, 10000 Prishtinë, The Republic of Kosovo
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Transport and accommodation for me and a member of staff, value £1,548.59
Destination of visit: Kosovo
Dates of visit: 19-22 October 2023
Purpose of visit: Meetings with Kosovan Government, Parliament, civil society, NATO and police.
(Registered 08 December 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 23 June 2022, Board Member of the Great British-China Centre, a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee operating as an executive non-departmental public body, established by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to support UK-China relations. (Registered 28 July 2022)

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