Richard Benyon

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Conservative

Former Member for Newbury

benyonr@parliament.uk / https://twitter.com/RichardBenyonMP
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Commons debate information

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Michael Gove (Conservative) Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (22 debate interactions) View debates with Michael Gove Mrs Theresa May (Conservative) (17 debate interactions) View debates with Theresa May Sir Alan Duncan (Conservative) (15 debate interactions) View debates with Alan Duncan View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Newbury Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
150,324
Petition Closed

Immunity for soldiers who worked in Northern Ireland.

Gov Responded - 1 Apr 2019 Debated on - 20 May 2019 View Richard Benyon's petition debate contributions
13 Sep 2019
closed 9 months, 4 weeks ago

Do not prosecute the military for its work in Northern Ireland. Our military should be excused all criminal investigations after a period of time.


Most recent EDMs signed by Richard Benyon

Date Tabled Title Signatures
22 Jan 2019
Richard Benyon signed this EDM on Tuesday 22nd January 2019

CENTENARY OF THE GOVERNMENT CHIEF WHIP'S OFFICE

Tabled by: Sir Patrick McLoughlin (Conservative - Derbyshire Dales)
That this House congratulates the Office of the Government Chief Whip on reaching its centenary year; further congratulates Sir Roy Stone, Principal Private Secretary, on his knighthood in the 2019 New Year's Honours list; notes that Sir Roy is only the fourth person since 1919 to hold the position of …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 26
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
19 Dec 2017
Richard Benyon signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th December 2017

NATIONAL SIKH WAR MEMORIAL

Tabled by: Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (Labour - Slough)
That this House appreciates the extraordinary bravery and sacrifices of Sikh soldiers in service of Great Britain, including during both World Wars, and supports the erection of a permanent national monument in a prime central London location to commemorate and highlight these contributions; notes that for over a decade there …
265 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 173
Conservative: 32
Scottish National Party: 26
Independent: 11
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

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1 Bill introduced by Richard Benyon

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Armed Forces (Statute of Limitations) Bill 2017-19 Private Members' Bill
Ten Minute Bill
1st reading: House of Commons 1 November, 2017 26 Nov 2018, 12:05 p.m.

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 create statutory limitations on court proceedings against current and former members of the armed forces for certain alleged offences committed during military operations or similar circumstances; and for connected purposes.