Edward Garnier

MP, Harborough

Harborough Conservative

Edward Garnier’s voting in Parliament

Edward Garnier is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Edward Garnier sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Edward Garnier generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Edward Garnier generally voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Edward Garnier never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for Harborough

Entered the 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (7 Apr 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Solicitor-General (14 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Attorney General (7 Sep 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (3 Jul 2007 to 7 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Mar 2003 to 31 Jul 2003)
  • Shadow Attorney General (15 Jun 1999 to 18 Sep 2001)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 31 Jan 1995)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (27 Apr 1992 to 4 Dec 1992)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 1992 to 4 Dec 1992)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below 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 91.44% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 910 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Queen’s Counsel in private practice.
Received £45,308.71 exclusive of VAT from Foot Anstey LLP, Salt Quay House, 4 North East Quay, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth PL4 0BN. Hours: approximately 30 hours between 11 and 25 June 2014. (Registered 09 December 2014)
Received £3,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Goodman Derrick LLP, 10 St Brides Street, London EC4A 4AD. Hours: approximately 3 hrs on 17, 19 & 24 November 2014. (Registered 05 January 2015)
Received £3,500, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: The Brooke Consultancy, 410 Roman Road, Bow, London E3 5QJ. Hours: approximately 4 hrs on 16 & 31 December 2014 & 6 January 2015. (Registered 05 February 2015)
Received £4,250, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Jirehouse Capital Solicitors, 8 John Street, London WC1N 2ES. Hours: approximately 6 hrs on 14, 15, 20, 23 and 29 January and 5 February 2014. (Registered 25 February 2015)
Received £115,994, exclusive of VAT, for researching and writing a report. Hours: approximately 100 hours between August 2014 and March 2015 with further work to be done. (Registered 26 February 2015)
Received £500, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: The Brooke Consultancy, 410 Roman Road, Bow, London E3 5QJ. Hours: approximately 45 mins on 9 January 2015. (Registered 17 March 2015)
7 August 2015, received £7,500, 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 hrs on 8 & 24 July and 26 August 2014. (Registered 17 August 2015)
RMPI LLP Solicitors, Moss House, 15-16 Brooks Mews, Mayfair, London W1K. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:
Received £1,000. Hours: approximately 1 hour in total on 1 August 2014. (Registered 02 March 2015)
Received £5,166.67 excl VAT; hours: approximately 6 hours on 10 & 11 September, 23 & 24 October and 2 December 2013. (Registered 05 March 2015)
Until further notice, I will receive £12,500 (exclusive of VAT) a month from DLA Piper LLP, 3 Noble Street, London EC2V 7EE, for legal services provided. Hours: approximately 16 hrs per month. (Updated 30 November 2015)
Received £16,000. Hours: approximately 20 hrs in October 2014. (Registered 01 December 2014)
Received £19,500. Hours: approximately 24 hrs in November 2014. (Registered 05 January 2015)
Received £16,000. Hours: approximately 20 hrs in December 2014. (Registered 27 January 2015)
Received £19,500. Hours: approximately 24 hrs in January 2015. (Registered 27 March 2015)
Received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in February 2015. (Registered 08 May 2015)
Received £19,500. Hours: approximately 24 hrs in March 2015. (Registered 19 May 2015)
18 June 2015, received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in May 2015. (Registered 18 June 2015)
17 July 2015, received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in June 2015. (Registered 20 July 2015)
19 August 2015, received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in July 2015. (Registered 28 August 2015)
17 September 2015, received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in August 2015. (Registered 17 September 2015)
19 October 2015, received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in September 2015. (Registered 19 October 2015)
26 November 2015, received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in October 2015. (Registered 27 November 2015)
17 November 2015, received £2,062.96 exclusive of VAT from the Ministry of Justice, Petty France, London SW1, for attendance at a 4 day residential Judicial College Judges’ and Recorders’ Course at Warwick University on 5,6,7 and 8 October 2015. (Registered 26 November 2015)
The Serious Fraud Office, 2-4 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 9BS. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:
9 September 2015, received £7,125. Hours: approximately 28 hours in late July and August 2015. (Registered 10 September 2015)
16 October 2015, received £9,106.50. Hours: approximately 36 hours in September 2015. (Registered 19 October 2015)
11 December 2015, received £6,622.50. Hours: approximately 26 hours in October 2015. (Registered 14 December 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 November 2015, an unpaid trustee of the Prison Reform Trust. (Registered 12 November 2015)

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