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James Heappey

Conservative - Wells

First elected: 7th May 2015

Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces)

(since September 2022)

Minister of State (Ministry of Defence)
7th Jul 2022 - 6th Sep 2022
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence)
16th Dec 2019 - 7th Jul 2022
Energy and Climate Change Committee
8th Jul 2015 - 17th Oct 2016

Department Event
Monday 25th March 2024
Ministry of Defence
Oral questions - Main Chamber
25 Mar 2024, 2:30 p.m.
Defence (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Tuesday 6th February 2024
Ministerial Severance: Reform
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 273 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 192 Noes - 275
Monday 19th February 2024
Oral Answers to Questions
The Department’s priority is to finalise entry into the permanent structured co-operation military mobility project before considering involvement in other …
Written Answers
Thursday 11th July 2019
Trading Schemes Act 1996
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which Government Department is responsible for enforcing The …
Early Day Motions
None available
None available
MP Financial Interests
Monday 30th October 2023
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Lord Michael Hintze
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in …
Supported Legislation
Wednesday 9th January 2019
Armed Forces (Derogation from European Convention on Human Rights) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, James Heappey has voted in 662 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(35 debate interactions)
John Healey (Labour)
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence
(21 debate interactions)
Tobias Ellwood (Conservative)
(19 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Ministry of Defence
(704 debate contributions)
Department for International Trade
(4 debate contributions)
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Wells Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

James Heappey has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by James Heappey

James Heappey has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by James Heappey, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

James Heappey has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament