Chris Grayling

Epsom and Ewell Conservative

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How Chris Grayling voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails

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Chris Grayling hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Justice and Home Affairs Opt-out 7 Apr 2014

    I should like to start by expressing my thanks to all those who have spoken in the debate today. I shall address some of the points that they have raised, but I should first like to make a couple of observations. My views on matters European are well known. British justice is the envy of the world, and I will not countenance any attempt to replace it with a pan-European justice system. It...
  • Justice and Home Affairs Opt-out 7 Apr 2014

    If I may, I shall answer that question by setting out for my hon. Friend where we stand. The House will be aware that more than 130 Justice and Home Affairs measures were due to come under the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in December 2014, as a result of the Lisbon treaty signed by the previous Government. It is important to point out to my hon. Friends that this Government...
  • Justice and Home Affairs Opt-out 7 Apr 2014

    I set out clearly to the House at the start of this process where I believe we stand. We are absolutely set against the creation of a European justice area and against the Europeanisation of our laws, but we also have a duty to our citizens to fight international crime, and I do not want us to be outside the battle against it. Earlier, my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary set out clearly...

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Conservative MP for Epsom and Ewell

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Work and Pensions
  • Railtrack
  • Railways
  • Smoking
  • Network Rail
  • London Underground

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Home Secretary, Home Affairs (19 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions, Work & Pensions (6 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, Transport (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 18 Jan 2006)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, Leader of the House of Commons (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Health (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Education (6 Jul 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Public Services, Health & Education (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.03% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 952 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Dev Dadral
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,200
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 February 2014)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Toyota GB plc
(b) Address of donor: Great Burgh, Burgh Heath, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5QX
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: sponsorship of constituency reception; value £6,000
(b) Date of receipt: 21 June 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 21 June 2013
(b) Donor status: company, registration number 00916634
(b) (Registered 21 June 2013)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Royal Automobile Club
Address of donor: Woodcote Park Clubhouse, Wilmerhatch Lane, Epsom, Surrey, KT 18 7EW
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ongoing honorary membership of the club, valued at £1,500 per annum
Date of receipt of donation: 1 January 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 1 January 2013
Donor status: company, registration no 3570702
(Registered 11 May 2013)
8. Land and Property
Two terraced houses in London, from which rental income is received.
11. Miscellaneous
I have received two racecourse passes for 2013 from Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey KT18 5LQ; total value £450. (Registered 11 May 2013)

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