Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

Former MP, The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds Conservative

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How Geoffrey Clifton-Brown voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Geoffrey Clifton-Brown occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Falkland Islands Defence Review 24 Mar 2015

    Mr Speaker, you and the House may be interested to know that I have a plaque on my wall, signed by my great uncle when he was Speaker, commemorating the gift of a silver ashtray from the peoples and Government of the Falklands on the rebuilding of this Chamber after it had been bombed during the war. Does that demonstrate the deep and enduring friendship between our two peoples, and does my...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Rural Payments Agency: Basic Payment Scheme 24 Mar 2015

    I draw the House’s attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. I, too, congratulate my hon. Friend the Minister. At least farmers now have certainty and know that they can apply and that they will receive their payments, but can he give an utmost assurance that he will do everything he can to ensure that this delay in applications will not result in any...
  • AEA Technology Pension Scheme 18 Mar 2015

    I understand, and I agree with my right hon. Friend’s point. My point was that, at the time of transfer, the scheme was in surplus. Subsequently, the actuarial valuation proved that insufficient money had been transferred from the mother scheme to the daughter scheme. If insufficient money was transferred, the new scheme was never going to perform to the level the pensioners expected.

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Former Conservative MP for The Cotswolds

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (since 26 Jul 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 19 Jul 2010)
  • Chair, Committee of Selection (since 23 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 14 Nov 2011)
  • 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 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 102 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1108 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 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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