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 reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Geoffrey Clifton-Brown occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Hong Kong — [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] 22 Oct 2014

    I do not know whether my hon. Friend saw the report in The Times today, suggesting that the mainland Chinese Government may make the protests illegal. Will my hon. Friend deprecate that and say that the protests should be allowed to continue, provided that they are peaceful, for as long as it takes, until both sides are satisfied that some progress has been made?
  • Hong Kong — [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] 22 Oct 2014

    It is not a question of outdoing the United Kingdom as the colonial power. The point my hon. Friend the Member for Gloucester made is important: the whole way of governing countries has changed in the period since the handover. People’s expectations are much greater than they were then, particularly where they can see that part of society has benefited from economic development. For...
  • Hong Kong — [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] 22 Oct 2014

    Thank you, Mr Weir, for allowing me to catch your eye in this debate. I should declare an interest: I am chairman of the Conservative Friends of the Chinese and a regular visitor to Hong Kong and mainland China, and I have always taken a close interest in Chinese and Hong Kong matters. I congratulate my good neighbour, my hon. Friend the Member for Gloucester (Richard Graham), on securing...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance and Services Committee
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
  • Member, Selection Committee

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)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 25 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.27% 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") 1080 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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 August 2013: £5,181.64. Hours: 65 hrs. (Registered 8 October 2013)
Drawings for September 2013: £157.52. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 8 November 2013)
Drawings for October 2013: £1,378.98. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 9 December 2013)
Drawings for November 2013: £636.74. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 9 December 2013)
Drawings for December 2013: £625.51. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 30 January 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)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Address of donor: Marford Mill, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:  one day’s shooting and supper, bed and breakfast at Catton Hall, Derbyshire; total value £800.50
Date of receipt of donation: 13 December 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 13 December 2013
Donor status: Registered Industrial and Provident Society, No 28488R
(Registered 16 December 2013)
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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