John Hemming MP Birmingham, Yardley, Liberal Democrat


  • Tel 020 7219 4345

  • Fax 020 7219 0152

  • Email:

  • Website: John Hemming website

  • Constituency address

    1772 Coventry Road, Birmingham B26 1PB United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
John Hemming

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments; Standing Orders; Procedure; Regulatory Reform; Backbench Business.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Birmingham Hall Green 1983, Birmingham Small Heath 1987, Birmingham Yardley 1992, 1997 and 2001 general elections. Member for Birmingham Yardley 2005-10, for Birmingham, Yardley (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Energy, family policy, law and order, health.

Election record for Birmingham, Yardley, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 39.44%
Labour 32.11%
Conservative 19.12%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Hemming, John Liberal Democrat 16,162 39.44
Kelly, Lynnette Labour 13,160 32.11
Jenkins, Meirion Conservative 7,836 19.12
Lumby, Tanya British National Party 2,153 5.26
Duffen, Graham UK Independence Party 1,190 2.91
Morris, Paul National Front 349 0.86
Majority 3,002 votes
Electorate 72,321
Turnout (40,989) 56.68%

Registered interests

Registrable shareholdings: Greencore plc Northern Foods Royal Bank of Scotland

Registrable shareholdings: Highway Capital; stock market shell company JHC plc OMX Securities LLP; securities clearing. Justice for Families Ltd, of which I am an unremunerated chairman.

Land and Property: Two flats in London, from one of which rental income is received. House in Birmingham. Farmland and woodland in Devon.

Sponsorship or financial or material support: The salary of a member of my staff is paid by Birmingham City Council.

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: I am Senior Partner of JHC (aka John Hemming and Company) LLP; a software house. Senior Partner in MarketNet and Music Mercia International (part of John Hemming Trading). John Hemming's main income outwith the House of Commons arises from two Schedule D sources of revenue JHC (John Hemming & Co) LLP which had a taxable profit of £206,125 in 2007/8 and John Hemming Trading which had a loss of £3,625 in 2007/8. He chairs the JHC partners meeting on a Tuesday morning once a month which takes around 4 hours a month (including travelling from and to the House of Commons). I have written, recorded and released a song "Bring the sunshine in", proceeds to Justice for Families (of which I am unremunerated chairman) and the Angela Cannings Foundation.

Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests: Partner and director of JHC LLP; software. Partner in OMX Securities LLP. Director of OMX Holdings Plc.

Remunerated directorships: JHC plc; software.

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