Dominic Grieve

MP, Beaconsfield

Beaconsfield Conservative

Dominic Grieve’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Dominic Grieve’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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Dominic Grieve never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy 20 Jul 2015

    It is clear, on any analysis, that the military action being taken in Syria is lawful under international law. Will the Secretary of State also confirm that each of the operations in which embedded British personnel have taken part has been seen as necessary and proportionate to meet a legitimate aim under international law? Will he take it on board—on the basis of his statement, I am...
  • Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Bill: English Votes for English Laws 15 Jul 2015

    The one merit or demerit of the proposal is that the Standing Orders are voted on by everybody. If the circumstances described by the hon. Gentleman arose, I have no doubt that the Labour Government would change the Standing Orders.
  • Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Bill: English Votes for English Laws 15 Jul 2015

    I am listening carefully to what the hon. Gentleman has to say. I can see that he can make an argument against the change to Standing Orders. As I said in my own speech, I can see why that might be troubling. However, the background issue of how we organise ourselves within the United Kingdom and the structures we should have that respect the individual component parts and do justice to...

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Conservative MP for Beaconsfield

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

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Constitutional Affairs
  • Health
  • Solicitor-General
  • Human Trafficking
  • Departmental Surveys
  • Written Questions: Government Responses
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Fines

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Privileges Committee (11 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Standards Committee (11 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Attorney-General (12 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Justice) (7 Sep 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (19 Jan 2009 to 7 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (12 Jun 2008 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Attorney General (10 Nov 2003 to 7 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 Sep 2001 to 12 Jun 2003)
  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) (10 Jun 1999 to 10 Sep 2001)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Nov 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (5 Jun 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (5 Jun 1997 to 11 May 2001)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 7 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 96.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 23 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 116 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Dominic Grieve’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1408 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
Ex-member of Lloyds reinsured into Equitas.
22 June 2015, payment of £200 from John Wiley & Sons Ltd, The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester PO19 8SQ, for publication (in the Political Quarterly Review) of a lecture given at University College London. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 22 July 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) European Study Tours (2) Erasmus Educational Society
Address of donor: (1) Post Office Walk, Fore Street, Hertford SG14 1DL (2) British Council, 1 Kingsway, Cardiff CF10 3AQ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) two return rail tickets for my wife and myself; value £430 (2) two nights hotel accommodation for my wife and myself: value £320

Destination of visit: Paris

Date of visit: 6-8 February 2015

Purpose of visit: to participate in a panel discussion at the ‘Your Future in Europe’ conference, sponsored by Erasmus and organised by European Tours Ltd.

(Registered 02 March 2015)
Name of donor: Conseil d'Etat of the French Republic
Address of donor: Palais Royal, Paris, France

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return rail ticket £218, one night in a hotel £285, two taxi journeys £35; total £538

Destination of visit: Paris

Date of visit: 20-21 May 2015

Purpose of visit: to participate in a seminar on the "Extraterritoriality of Law"

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: (1) IIEA - Institute of International and European Affairs (2) Law Society of Ireland
Address of donor: (1) 8 North Great Georges Street, Dublin 1, Ireland (2) Blackhall Place, Dublin 7, Ireland

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) airfare to Dublin £116.70 (2) accommodation £138.72 and dinner approx. £80; total £335.42

Destination of visit: Dublin

Date of visit: 11-12 June 2015

Purpose of visit: to deliver a lecture for the IIEA and to attend the annual dinner of the Law Society of Ireland.

(Registered 24 July 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in London: (i) and (ii)
I am part-owner of a house for personal occupation and of some building land in France: (i)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
The following shareholdings are held jointly with my wife, and were controlled by a blind management trust whilst I was a member of the government:
LVMH

Air Liquide

Royal Dutch Shell

Rio Tinto

Rolls Royce

RPC group

Babcock

Experian

Diageo

Reckitt Benckiser Group

Burberry

Smith and Nephew

Astra Zeneca

Glaxo Smith Kline

Reed Elsevier

Standard Chartered

Land Securities

Schroders

United Technologies

Anglo American Platinum Ltd

BHP Billiton

Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing NPV

(Registered 06 October 2014)
Unilever (Registered 08 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister. (Updated 14 October 2014)
Director (unremunerated) of Global Law Summit. (Registered 06 October 2014)

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