Mark Spencer

The Rt Hon Mark Spencer is the Conservative MP for Sherwood, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010. He currently holds the Government post of Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs).

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

1. Employment and earnings

  • Partner in CH Spencer and Son (farmers). Address: Spring Lane Farm, Mapperley Plains, Notts. I receive benefit in kind from the farm of £5-10,000 per annum in the form of payment of telephone, heating and council tax of my family home. I perform a maximum of 80-100 hours per year of otherwise unremunerated work on the farm. (Registered 31 May 2010; updated 01 November 2018)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

  • Name of donor: Gary Digva
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,900 to the Sherwood Parliamentary Conservative Association's Fighting Fund
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 12 May 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
    Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two hospitality tickets for a match at Nottingham Forest, value £334.50
    Date received: 6 November 2021
    Date accepted: 6 November 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 12213577
    (Registered 10 November 2021)
  • On 2 November 2021, I accepted honorary membership of the Carlton Club for the duration of my tenure as Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, and Government Chief Whip. On 12 May 2022, I received confirmation that this membership will continue for the duration of my tenure as Leader of the House of Commons. (Registered 29 November 2021; updated 13 May 2022)
  • Name of donor: Hestview Ltd
    Address of donor: 4 Wellington Place, Leeds LS1 4AP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two hospitality tickets for the Championship Playoff at Wembley, total value £700
    Date received: 29 May 2022
    Date accepted: 29 May 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 01100741
    (Registered 9 June 2022)
  • Name of donor: Nottingham Forest Football Club
    Address of donor: The City Ground, Pavilion Road, Nottingham NG2 5FJ
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three hospitality tickets for the Championship Play Off Final at Wembley, total value £1,050
    Date received: 29 May 2022
    Date accepted: 29 May 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 1630402
    (Registered 9 June 2022)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • A farm (see category 1) in Sherwood: (i) and (ii).

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

  • Spring Lane Farm Ltd (formerly Floralands Ltd); a farm shop of which I am an unremunerated director. (Updated 26 May 2016)
  • Partner in CH Spencer and Son (farmers). (Registered 7 June 2016)

8. Miscellaneous

  • As part of its holdings, Spring Lane Farm Ltd owns a garden centre in Sherwood. (Updated 26 May 2016 and 07 June 2016)