Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

MP, The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds Conservative

A selection of Geoffrey Clifton-Brown's votes

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  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details

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Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

Recent appearances

  • Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [1st day] 27 May 2015

    Thank you, Mr Speaker, for allowing me to catch your eye in this important Gracious Speech debate. May I welcome you back to your Chair, may I thank the people of The Cotswolds for electing me in ever greater numbers, and may I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on succeeding for the first time in almost 20 years in getting an overall majority? I suspect he will have to play...
  • Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [1st day] 27 May 2015

    I have very little time left and an awful lot to get through. I want to move on to Iraq, and talk about ISIS. ISIS is one of the most vile terrorist organisations humanity has ever seen, yet, again, we do not have a concerted strategy to deal with it. We started with the Cyprus talks involving the Americans, the Germans, the French, ourselves, and the Russians. Wrongly, in my view, we did not...
  • Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [1st day] 27 May 2015

    My right hon. Friend is making a very cogent speech. May I say how much I agree with her that we need more constitutional studies in our schools? Many of the youngsters I came across during the election said they were not going to vote, and when I asked why, they replied, “Because we don’t know enough about this political system—how it works in this country.” We need...

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Conservative MP for The Cotswolds

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Cotswold; Cirencester and Tewkesbury

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Afghanistan
  • Sudan
  • Nepal
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Parliamentary Questions

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 14 Nov 2011)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Committee of Selection (23 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (21 Jun 2010 to 23 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (27 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (8 Dec 2005 to 2 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (27 Sep 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (17 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (1 Dec 2001 to 1 Jul 2004)
  • Member, Administration Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Nov 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jan 2001 to 31 Jul 2001)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (1 Jun 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 1999 to 1 Jan 2001)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 2 Jul 1999)
  • Member, Environment Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 29 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 105 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Geoffrey Clifton-Brown’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1110 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Partner in East Peckham partnership, engaged in arable farming in Norfolk. I have the use of a car belonging to the partnership. (Updated 19 March 2014)
Drawings for January 2014: £1,201.29. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Drawings for February 2014: £7,861.11. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Drawings for March 2014: £2,246.08. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 6 May 2014)
Drawings for April 2014: £7,064.45. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 19 May 2014)
Drawings for May 2014: £213.86. Hours: 28 hrs. (Registered 11 June 2014)
Drawings for June 2014: £1,033.89. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 30 July 2014)
Drawings for July 2014: £19,550.79. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 4 September 2014)
Drawings for August 2014: £179.02. Hours: 65 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2014)
Drawings for September 2014: £4,315.06. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 24 September 2014)
Drawings for October 2014: £250.63. Hours: 21 hrs. (Registered 24 November 2014)
Drawings for November 2014: £2,048.30. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 5 January 2015)
Drawings for December 2014: £1,230.65. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 22 January 2015)
Drawings for January 2015: £861.83. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 3 March 2015)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor:  (1) Mr Maurice Bennett (2) Communist Party of China
Address of donor:  (1) private ; (2)  4 Fuxing Road, Beijing, 100860
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) international flights costing £1,575; (2) internal flights, food, travel and accommodation with a value of £1,250
Destination of visit: China
Date of visit: 12-19 April 2014
Purpose of visit:   to discuss Sino-British relations
(Registered 6 May 2014)
8. Land and Property
Agricultural holdings in Norfolk, from which I receive rental income.
Various let properties in London, from which I receive rental income.
9. Shareholdings
(b) Interest in Salisbury Road Development LLP, which owns a property in Christchurch, Dorset. (Registered 18 October 2011)
11. Miscellaneous
Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (unremunerated).

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