Damian Green

MP, Ashford

Ashford Conservative

Damian Green’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Damian Green sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Damian Green generally voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Damian Green never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • UK-EU Renegotiation 3 Feb 2016

    Does my right hon. Friend agree that of all the documents issued yesterday, the most significant words are in Donald Tusk’s letter to members of the Council, particularly where he says that “in light of the United Kingdom’s special situation under the Treaties, it is not committed to further political integration.” Is that not precisely what the majority of the British...
  • UK’s Relationship with the EU 2 Feb 2016

    Speaking as a member of the European Scrutiny Committee, I welcome the proposal for a red card system that would give groups of national Parliaments the capacity to turn down Commission proposals. Does my right hon. Friend agree that those, on both sides of the European debate, who have called for many years for Parliaments to have more power to address the democratic deficit should...
  • Syrian Refugees: Resettlement — [Mr James Gray in the Chair] 27 Jan 2016

    I am sorry to intervene so early in my hon. Friend’s speech, but she mentioned Ashford, so this is an appropriate time to ask her to join me in welcoming the courageous and correct initiative of Ashford Borough Council, which was so early in saying that it will provide accommodation for 250 Syrian families over the next five years, and its success in beginning to integrate them into...

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Conservative MP for Ashford

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Asylum/Immigration
  • Illegal Immigrants
  • Asylum
  • Immigration Controls
  • English Language

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Nov 2015)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 15 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister for Immigration (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (11 Oct 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (10 Nov 2003 to 1 Sep 2004)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (18 Sep 2001 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (31 Jul 1997 to 5 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (28 Jul 1997 to 22 Jun 1998)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 86.63% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 137 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Damian Green’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 954 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
£300 received from the Guardian News and Media Group, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 10 February 2015)
13 October 2015, received £150 from DODS training, 21 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BP, for lecturing Abu Dhabi police officers. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
From 23 November 2015, Board Member (unpaid) of Britain Stronger in Europe. (Registered 27 November 2015)

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