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Robert Buckland

Conservative - South Swindon

Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

(since July 2019)
Robert Buckland is not a member of any APPGs
Minister of State (Ministry of Justice)
9th May 2019 - 24th Jul 2019
Solicitor General (Attorney General's Office)
15th Jul 2014 - 9th May 2019
Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee
10th Jun 2014 - 30th Mar 2015
Human Rights (Joint Committee)
11th Feb 2013 - 30th Mar 2015
Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee)
6th Dec 2010 - 24th Nov 2014
Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee)
6th Dec 2010 - 24th Nov 2014
Committee on Standards
7th Jan 2013 - 11th Sep 2014
Committee on Privileges
7th Jan 2013 - 11th Sep 2014
Committee of Privileges
7th Jan 2013 - 11th Sep 2014
Justice Committee
10th Jun 2014 - 8th Sep 2014
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
12th Jul 2010 - 10th Mar 2014
Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
12th Jul 2010 - 10th Mar 2014
Justice Committee
12th Jul 2010 - 11th Feb 2013
Standards and Privileges
12th Dec 2012 - 7th Jan 2013
Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee)
14th Jul 2011 - 12th Mar 2012
Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
18th Nov 2010 - 8th Nov 2011


Department Event
Tuesday 29th June 2021
11:30
Ministry of Justice
Oral questions - Main Chamber
29 Jun 2021, 11:30 a.m.
Justice (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Wednesday 9th June 2021
Information Commissioner (Remuneration)
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 359 Conservative Aye votes vs 0 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 369 Noes - 2
Speeches
Thursday 10th June 2021
Hillsborough: Collapse of Trials

I think the hon. Lady is right to remind us again about the victims of the disaster from Warrington North …

Written Answers
Friday 11th July 2014
Burma
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he had regarding Burma at the Global …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Tuesday 9th March 2021
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill 2021-22
A Bill to make provision about the police and other emergency workers; to make provision about collaboration between authorities to …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 17th May 2021
8. Miscellaneous
Queen’s Counsel. No fee-paying work done since June 2010. (Updated 05 May 2021)

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Robert Buckland has voted in 272 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
David Lammy (Labour)
Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice
(35 debate interactions)
Robert Neill (Conservative)
(29 debate interactions)
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(24 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Ministry of Justice
(541 debate contributions)
Home Office
(13 debate contributions)
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South Swindon 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).

Petitions with highest South Swindon signature proportion
Petitions with most South Swindon signatures
Robert Buckland has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Robert Buckland

Robert Buckland has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Robert Buckland, 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.


Robert Buckland has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Robert Buckland has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

7 Bills introduced by Robert Buckland

Introduced: 20th May 2020

A Bill to make provision about the sentencing of offenders convicted of terrorism offences, of offences with a terrorist connection or of certain other offences; to make other provision in relation to terrorism; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 29th April 2021 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 8th January 2020

To require the Parole Board to take into account any failure by a prisoner serving a sentence for unlawful killing or for taking or making an indecent image of a child to disclose information about the victim.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 4th November 2020 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 11th February 2020

A Bill to make provision about the release on licence of offenders convicted of terrorist offences or offences with a terrorist connection; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 26th February 2020 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 9th March 2021

A Bill to make provision about the police and other emergency workers; to make provision about collaboration between authorities to prevent and reduce serious violence; to make provision about offensive weapons homicide reviews; to make provision for new offences and for the modification of existing offences; to make provision about the powers of the police and other authorities for the purposes of preventing, detecting, investigating or prosecuting crime or investigating other matters; to make provision about the maintenance of public order; to make provision about the removal, storage and disposal of vehicles; to make provision in connection with driving offences; to make provision about cautions; to make provision about bail and remand; to make provision about sentencing, detention, release, management and rehabilitation of offenders; to make provision about secure 16 to 19 Academies; to make provision for and in connection with procedures before courts and tribunals; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - Committee Debate: 11th Sitting (Commons)
Thursday 10th June 2021
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Introduced: 15th October 2019

A has been called and Parliament is no longer sitting. The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before . This means the Bill will make no further progress. To require the Parole Board to take into account any failure by a prisoner serving a sentence for unlawful killing or for taking or making an indecent image of a child to disclose information about the victim.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 15th October 2019

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to require the Secretary of State to record certain statistics relating to people receiving treatments for mental health conditions; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 17th December 2013

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to require the Secretary of State to make a referral to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to develop and publish quality standards for autism spectrum disorders; and for connected purposes


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 24th May 2011

Robert Buckland has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Robert Buckland has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament