Sir Robert Buckland

The Rt Hon Sir Robert Buckland is the Conservative MP for South Swindon, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010.

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

  • Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
    • Payment of £225 expected for a survey completed on 15 November 2021. Hours: 1 hr. Feed to be paid direct to charity. (Registered 26 November 2021)
    • Payment of £225 expected for a survey completed on 11 February 2022. Hours: 30 mins. Fee to be paid direct to charity. (Registered 23 February 2022)
  • Payment of £250 expected from News U.K., 1 London Bridge St, London SE1 9GF, for taking part in a TV interview on 13 October 2021. Hours: 1 hr including travel time. (Registered 29 November 2021)
  • Payment of £150 expected from Iain Dale Ltd, c/o Canny & Associates, 30 Moorgate, London EC2R 6PJ, for writing a chapter of a book between 2 and 4 April 2021. Hours: approx. 5 hrs. (Registered 30 November 2021)
  • Payment of £200 expected from the BBC, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for participation as a panel member on BBC R4 Any Questions on 18 February 2022. Hours: 5 hrs including travel. (Registered 24 February 2022)
  • Payments from the Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0DT:
    • Payment of £715 expected for three articles written on 17 November 2021, 19 November 2021 and 15 January 2022. Hours: 4 hrs in total. (Registered 25 February 2022)
    • Payment of £200 expected for an article written on 2 March 2022 and published on 4 March 2022. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 8 March 2022)
    • 30 May 2022, received £270 for an article published on 20 May 2022. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 13 June 2022)
    • Payment of £200 expected for an article written on 15 June 2022 and published on 16 June 2022. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 June 2022)
    • 19 August 2022, received £450 for two articles published on 8 and 13 August 2022. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 20 September 2022)
  • 20 July 2022, received £2,250 from Chamber U.K. Services, 34 Smith Square, London SW1P 3HL, for work done as Chair of the Levelling Up Commission between April and mid-July 2022. This involved research, meeting with interested MPs and chairing a virtual round table discussion. Hours: approx. 10 hrs. (Registered 27 July 2022)
  • From 26 May 2022 until 7 July 2022, Director of BSV Claims Ltd, Second Floor, 168 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6RA. (Registered 5 August 2022)
    • Payment of £6,750 expected for work done on 23, 24 and 28 April 2022; 3, 10, 20, 23 and 29 May 2022; and 17 June 2022. Hours: 27 hrs. (Registered 10 August 2022)
  • From 1 November 2022 until March 2023, a member of the Inquiry Commission into the treatment of Zhanbolat Mamay in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Fees will be received from Bindmans LLP, 236 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, and will be listed below. (Registered 25 November 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: FTI Consulting LLP
    Address of donor: 200 Aldersgate, Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HD
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality at the Royal Variety Performance 2021, value £670
    Date received: 18 November 2021
    Date accepted: 18 November 2021
    Donor status: limited liability partnership
    (Registered 29 November 2021)

8. Miscellaneous

  • Queen’s Counsel. No fee-paying work done since June 2010. (Updated 05 May 2021)
  • From 6 January 2020, member of Swindon Towns Fund Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 22 January 2020)
  • From 1 February 2022 until 7 September 2022, Member of the Advisory Council of JUSTICE, a legal charity. This was an unpaid role. (Registered 02 February 2022; updated 30 September 2022)
  • From 8 February 2022 until 7 September 2022, Trustee of the Social Market Foundation. This was an unpaid role. (Registered 08 February 2022; updated 30 September 2022)
  • From 23 May 2022, a Director of the Conservative Friends of America. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 20 June 2022)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

  • I employ my wife, Sian Buckland, as a part time caseworker. (Registered 13 July 2016)