Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

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 VATDetails
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails

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Geoffrey Clifton-Brown occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 22 Jul 2014

    Given the massive potential economic benefits from concluding a successful transatlantic free trade agreement and the fact that Britain is one of the leading international trading nations of the EU, would it not make sense for the UK to be granted the trade portfolio within the Commission?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Gaza 14 Jul 2014

    My right hon. Friend referred to the fragile situation in the middle east, saying that it is one of the most fragile situations for many a decade. The United States has key influence with many of the key players, including Israel and Egypt. Will my right hon. Friend redouble his efforts with Secretary Kerry to see what influence we, combined with the US, can do to stop the cycle of violence?...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: A417-A419 (Gloucestershire) 10 Jul 2014

    While we look forward eagerly to the Secretary of State’s visit, we look forward even more eagerly to what my hon. Friend the Minister can do to upgrade the priority of this particular scheme. This is one of the busiest arterial roads in the country: it links the M4 to the M5. Tragically, we have had five deaths since last November. This is a really important priority. What can my hon....

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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, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 14 Nov 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Business), International Development (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade) (Also Shadow Minister for International Development), Business (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade & International Development), International Development (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade & International Development), Business (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Business (27 Jul 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (4 Jun 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, International Development (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade), Trade & Industry (9 Nov 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Selection Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Finance & Services Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Assistant Chief Whip, Whips (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Whip, Whips (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Assistant Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)

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 — 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 80.42% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1075 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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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