Edward Garnier

Harborough Conservative

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How Edward Garnier voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Edward Garnier occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Amendment of the Law 24 Mar 2014

    I agree with a certain amount of what the right hon. Member for Wolverhampton South East (Mr McFadden) has said. I am delighted to hear from him and other Opposition Members a gentle—or, in some cases, not so gentle—movement towards accepting that the saving public, the pensioners, should be allowed to choose their own vehicles to finance their retirement income. I introduced a...
  • Amendment of the Law 24 Mar 2014

    Yes, I do. I find that view deeply depressing, although not in the least surprising. The right hon. Gentleman is a good old-fashioned socialist and I respect him for that. I wish that more of his colleagues were as clear in their views as he is. I happen to take the view, however, that Mr and Mrs Retirement Person should be allowed to do what they like with their pension funds and that if the...
  • Amendment of the Law 24 Mar 2014

    I fear that I am limited to one free hit, and the right hon. Gentleman may not have one. Perhaps he should see his financial adviser instead. If those of us who are about to retire wish to invest our pension funds in property or in stocks and shares—or in buying an annuity—let us do it. Let us be allowed to make informed, adult decisions. Yes of course we must build protections...

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Conservative MP for Harborough

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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

  • 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 26 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 75.68% 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") 873 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Queen’s Counsel in private practice.
Received £750, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Foot Anstey LLP, 4 North East Quay, Plymouth PL4 0BN. Hours: approximately 1 hr on 20 February 2013. (Registered 9 April 2013)
Received £2250, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Simmons & Simmons, City Point, One Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9SS. Hours: approximately 3 hours on 22, 23 and 28 January 2013.(Registered 15 April 2013)
Received £650, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Anthony Tussaud and Co, 23 Greville Hall, Greville Place, London NW6 5JS. Hours: 1 hr on 6 March 2013. (Registered 29 April 2013)
Received £19,990, 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 17 January 2013 and 20 February 2013. (Registered 1 May 2013)
Received £8,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Pinsent Masons LLP, 5 Old Bailey, London EC4M 7BA.  Hours:  approximately 10 hours in total on 12 November 2012 and 18 & 19 February 2013.(Registered 7 May 2013)
Received £925, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Messrs Hassans, 57/63 Line Wall Road, PO Box 199, Gibraltar.  Hours:  approximately 1.5 hrs in total on 2, 3, 6 & 9 January 2013.(Registered 21 May 2013)
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)
DLA Piper LLP, 3 Noble Street, London EC2V 7EE. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:
Received £6,250 in January 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 3 March 2014)
Received £12,500 in February 2014. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 18 March 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)
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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