Edward Garnier

MP, Harborough

Harborough Conservative

Edward Garnier’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • 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

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Iran: Nuclear Deal 15 Jul 2015

    I believe that a very large proportion of the population of Iran is under 30 years old. To develop long-term good relations with the country following the agreement, will my right hon. Friend ensure that we, like the Americans, allow Iranian students to come to our universities, study and become friends with us? Then future Presidents might go not just to Glasgow Caledonian University, but to...
  • Cremation of Infants (England) 8 Jul 2015

    The Minister mentioned her ministerial postbag. Two of the letters in it came from me: one on behalf of the Jones family, whom I mentioned a moment ago, and another on behalf of Lisa Smith, whose daughter was cremated in the mid-1990s. Both those cremations took place at Gilroes crematorium in Leicester. Will she make a particular point of looking up those two letters so that she can reply to...
  • Cremation of Infants (England) 8 Jul 2015

    My hon. Friend is setting out the case most sensitively and powerfully. I am extremely grateful to her, as will be my constituents, Mr and Mrs Jones of Wigston Magna, whose son, Nicholas, died over 30 years ago. They have been living for the last 30 years with exactly the sorts of problems, traumas and distress that my hon. Friend is outlining. I am most grateful to her, on their behalf, for...

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Conservative MP for Harborough

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Expenses

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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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 5 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 92.45% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 96 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Edward Garnier’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 903 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Queen’s Counsel in private practice.
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 06 October 2014)
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)
RMPI LLP Solicitors, Moss House, 15-16 Brooks Mews, Mayfair, London W1K. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:
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)
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)
DLA Piper LLP, 3 Noble Street, London EC2V 7EE. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:
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)
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)
4. Visits outside the UK
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 09 September 2014)

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