Edward Garnier

MP, Harborough

Harborough Conservative

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How Edward Garnier voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Edward Garnier hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Justice: Right of Search 8 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many joint search warrants have been applied for by the police and another applicant and issued by the courts in England and Wales in the last five years; and who the other applicant was in each such case.
  • Written Answers — Attorney-General: Prosecutions 3 Sep 2014

    To ask the Attorney General who the non-police prosecuting agencies are in England and Wales; and what each body's status and powers in law are as a prosecutor.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: EU Council, Security and Middle East 1 Sep 2014

    I thank my right hon. Friend for not urging upon us, despite provocations—no doubt from many—a slew of new legislation, and not taking up a desire to re-write old legislation as though it were new legislation, but targeting his thoughts on one or two specific areas. Will he make sure that the deliberations on the new legislation that he is suggesting are as wide as possible and...

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Conservative MP for Harborough

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Solicitor-General
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Prisons
  • Prisoners Release
  • Offenders
  • Prisoners
  • Prison Accommodation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Solicitor-General (14 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Attorney General, Justice (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Justice (6 Jul 2007 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs), Home Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, (Assisted By Shadow Law Officers) (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 21 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 75.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 883 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Queen’s Counsel in private practice.
Received £4,175, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  RMPI, Moss House, 15-16 Brooks Mews, Mayfair, London W1K 4DA.  Hours:  approximately 5 hrs in total between 2 and 29 November 2012. (Registered 3 June 2013)
Received £850, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  RMPI LLP Solicitors, Moss House, 15-16 Brooks Mews, Mayfair, London W1K 4DS.  Hours:  approximately 1 hr, 31 January  2013. (Registered 13 June 2013)
Received £5,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Pinsent Masons LLP, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London EC2A 4ES.  Hours: approximately 6 hours in total on 26, 27 and 28 February 2013. (Registered 2 July 2013)
Received £3,500, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: RMPI LLP Solicitors, Moss House, 5-16 Brooks Mews, Mayfair, LondonW1K 4DS. Hours: approximately 4 hours on 10 and 16 April 2013. (Registered 4 July 2013)
Received £1,200, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Foot Anstey, Senate Court, Southernhay Gardens, Southernhay, Exeter EX1 1NT. Hours: approximately 1.5 hrs on 21 February 2013. (Registered 16 July 2013)
Received £3,750, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Debello Law, 33rd Floor, Euston Towers, Euston Road, London NW1 3DP. Hours: 5 hrs on 1 & 5 May 2013. (Registered 10 September 2013)
Received £7,510, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Messrs V.K.Lingam & Co, 1st Floor, Podium Block, Plaza Berjaya, 12 Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hours: approximately 8 hours on 22 May, 11, 12 and 24 June 2013. (Registered 23 September 2013)
Received £7,500 exclusive of VAT for legal services provided. Solicitors: SEN Legal, 3-4 Forbes Business Centre, Kempson Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP32 7AR. Hours: approximately 8 hrs on 6 and 10 October 2013.(Registered 10 October 2013)
Received £350 exclusive of VAT for legal services provided. Solicitors: Foot Anstey LLP, Senate Court, Southernhay Gardens, Southernhay, Exeter EX1 1NT. Hours: approximately 30 mins on 5 June 2013. (Registered 22 October 2013)
Received £3,450, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Messrs Hassans, 57/63 Line Wall Road, PO Box 199, Gibraltar.  Hours:  approximately 4 hrs in total on 27 August, 3 & 17 September, and 2 October 2013. (Registered 25 November 2013)
Received £10,450, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: RMPI LLP Solicitors, Moss House, 5-16 Brooks Mews, Mayfair, LondonW1K 4DS. Hours: approximately 12 hours between 24 July and 10 December 2013. (Registered 10 December 2013)
Received £9,749, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: HCS Law Limited, 69 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke HM 08, Bermuda. Hours: approximately 10 hours between 9 and 23 August 2013.(Registered 23 December 2013)
Received £1,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Foot Anstey LLP, Salt Quay House, 4 North East Quay, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, PL4 0BN. Hours: approximately 1.5 hours on 2 September 2013. (Registered 28 January 2014)
Received £3,780, exclusive of VAT, for legal ser4vices provided. Solicitors: Spenser Underhill Newmark LLP, 6 Gray’s Inn Square, London WC1R 5AX. Hours: approximately 4 hours on 6 and 7 October 2013. (Registered 28 January 2014)
Received £6,500, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Pinsent Masons LLP, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London EC2A 4ES.  Hours: approximately 8 hrs in total on 22 & 26 July 2013. (Registered 4 February 2014)
Received £4,200, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors: Foot Anstey, Senate Court, Southernhay Gardens, Southernhay, Exeter EX1 1NT. Hours: approximately 5 hrs on 19, 26 & 27 November 2013. (Registered 6 February 2014)
Received £20,650.30, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors: Foot Anstey LLP, Senate Court, Southernhay Gardens, Southernhay, Exeter EX1 1NT. Hours: approximately 24 hrs in November & December 2013. (Registered 17 February 2014)
Received £1,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors: Jirehouse Capital, 8 John Street, London WC1N 2CS. Hours: approximately 1.5 hours on 18 December 2013. (Registered 3 April 2014)
Received £650, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Spenser Underhill Newmark LLP, 6 Gray’s Inn Square, London WC1R 5AX. Hours: approximately 1 hour on 6 December 2013. (Registered 13 May 2014)
Received £30,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors: Messrs V.K.Lingam & Co, 1st Floor, Podium Block, Plaza Berjaya, 12 Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Hours:  approximately 20 hrs between 26 December 2013 and 6 February 2014. (Registered 13 May 2014)
Received £10,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Messrs Hassans, 57/63 Line Wall Road, PO Box 199, Gibraltar.  Hours:  approximately 8 hrs in total on 18,19,24 and 27 February 2014. (Registered 14 May 2014)
Received £1000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors: Legal & Democratic Services, Birmingham City Council, PO Box 15992, Birmingham B2 2UQ  Hours:  approximately 1 hour on 20 January 2014. (Registered 14 May 2014)
DLA Piper LLP, 3 Noble Street, London EC2V 7EE. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:
Received £6,250. Hours: approximately 8 hrs in January 2014. (Registered 3 March 2014)
Received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in February 2014. (Registered 18 March 2014)
Received £16,000. Hours: approximately 20 hrs in March 2014. (Registered 17 April 2014)
Received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in April 2014. (Registered 20 May 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: JTI
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Rd, Weybridge, KT13 0QU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the RHS Chelsea Flower show at an approximate value of £1,200
Date of receipt of donation: 22 May 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 22 May 2013
Donor status: company, registration 01501573
(Registered 6 June 2013)
Name of donor: JTI
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Rd, Weybridge, KT13 0QU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Tickets for my wife and me, to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, valued at £702 each, total £1,404.
Date of receipt of donation: 20 May 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 20 May 2014
Donor status: company, registration 01501573
(Registered 20 May 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel accommodation, transportation and food with a value of £1,540.
Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank
Date of visit: 27-31 May 2013
Purpose of visit: To participate in a parliamentary fact finding delegation.
(Registered 6 June 2013)
7. Overseas benefits and gifts
See my entry under Category 2.

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