Edward Garnier

MP, Harborough

Harborough Conservative

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How Edward Garnier voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Edward Garnier occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Financial Conduct Authority Redress Scheme 4 Dec 2014

    I begin, as have others, in congratulating my hon. Friend the Member for Aberconwy (Guto Bebb) on initiating this debate. It is sad, as he said, that this is the second or third time he has had to bring this matter to our attention either on the Floor of the House or in Westminster Hall. He has plugged on, and my constituents and I are very grateful to him. I have no doubt that all who...
  • Backbench Business: Financial Conduct Authority Redress Scheme 4 Dec 2014

    I could not agree more. The banks and the FCA must take responsibility for what they have done, and if that requires the urging of the Treasury, please let that happen. These banks are making vast amounts of money, and although I am a Conservative capitalist and like companies to make profits, I expect them to behave properly.
  • Backbench Business: Financial Conduct Authority Redress Scheme 4 Dec 2014

    I will not comment on the legalities or illegalities involved in that specific case, but I will say in relation to the case to which I have referred that the bank not only failed to explain the risks of moving into a new loan vehicle fully, properly and candidly, but subsequently sought to hide its own responsibilities for its failures. Such action, besides being—in my...

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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 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 18 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 75.02% 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") 891 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Queen’s Counsel in private practice.
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 services 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 £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 £1,000, 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)
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 between February & May 2014. (Registered 24 July 2014)
Received £3,841.45, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Reed Smith LLP, The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2RS. Hours: approximately 4.5 hrs on 18, 22, 24 and 30 April 2014. (Registered 6 October 2014)
RMPI LLP Solicitors, Moss House, 15-16 Brooks Mews, Mayfair, London W1K. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:
Received £10,450. Hours: approximately 12 hours between 24 July and 10 December 2013. (Registered 10 December 2013)
Received £3,100.  Hours:  approximately 4 hrs in total on 20 September and 9 October 2013. (Registered 3 June 2014)
Received £1,250.  Hours:  approximately 1.5 hrs in total on 24 October and 23 November 2013. (Registered 6 June 2014)
Received £125. Hours: approximately 10 minutes on 2 October 2013. (Registered 21 August 2014) 
Received £125. Hours: approximately 10 minutes on 2 October 2013. (Registered 17 September 2014)
Received £11,810. Hours: approximately 14 hours between 15 November 2012 and 22 October 2013. (Registered 23 September 2014)
Received £990. Hours; approximately 1.25 hrs on 22-23 October 2013. (Registered 29 October 2014)
Foot Anstey, Senate Court, Southernhay Gardens, Southernhay, Exeter EX1 1NT. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:
Received £4,200.  Hours: approximately 5 hrs on 19, 26 & 27 November 2013. (Registered 6 February 2014)
Received £20,650.30.  Hours: approximately 24 hrs in November & December 2013. (Registered 17 February 2014)
Received £625. Hours: approximately 45 minutes on 30 January 2014. (Registered 12 June 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)
Received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in May 2014. (Registered 18 June 2014)
Received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in June 2014. (Registered 18 July 2014)
Received £25,000. Hours: approximately 32 hrs in July and August 2014. (Registered 17 September 2014)
Received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in September 2014. (Registered 20 October 2014)
Receive d £16,000. Hours: approximately 20 hrs in October 2014. (Registered 1 December 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: 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
Name of donor: Australia Israel Cultural Exchange
Address of donor: Suite 836, 1 Queens Road, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,586.56
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 25-29 July 2014
Purpose of visit: participation in the Australia Israel UK Leadership Dialogue. This included discussions on the Middle East peace process and security in the region.
(Registered 9 September 2014)
7. Overseas benefits and gifts
See my entry under Category 2.

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