Chris Grayling

MP, Epsom and Ewell

Epsom and Ewell Conservative

Chris Grayling’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Chris Grayling sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Chris Grayling generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Chris Grayling never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Point of Order 4 Feb 2016

    Can I just say that the shadow Leader of the House is talking absolute nonsense?
  • Business of the House 4 Feb 2016

    There is not much jazz in this, unless there is an MP4 concert coming up, but that is not something I know about. The business for next week is as follows: Monday 8 February—Motions relating to the Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2016 and the State Pension (Amendment) Regulations 2016—that certainly doesn’t have any jazz in it—followed by debate on a motion...
  • Business of the House 4 Feb 2016

    Mr Speaker, your request about the length of the shadow Leader of the House’s contribution lasted just one week. The shadow Leader of the House made several requests for statements. I simply remind him, as I do each week, that I provide him with extensive opportunities to debate matters in the House, but we have established in recent weeks that each week he stands and asks for debates,...

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Conservative MP for Epsom and Ewell

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Expenses

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (since 13 Oct 2015)
  • Chair, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (since 13 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 18 May 2015)
  • Member, House of Commons Commission (since 8 May 2015)
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (since 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2015 to 13 Oct 2015)
  • The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (8 Dec 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (15 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (10 May 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Transport Committee (22 Jul 2002 to 2 Dec 2002)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 Jul 2002 to 20 Dec 2002)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (10 May 2002 to 10 May 2003)
  • Member, Transport, Local Government & The Regions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Transport Sub-committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above 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 89.84% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 187 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Grayling’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1394 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Epsom Downs Racecourse
Address of donor: Surrey KT18 5LQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two racecourse passes for 2015, total value £450

Date of receipt: 1 May 2015

Date of acceptance: 1 May 2015

Donor status: company, no 01752969

(Registered 19 May 2015)
Name of donor: Manchester United football club
Address of donor: Old Trafford Manchester M16 0RA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Match day hospitality on two occasions in 2015, for five people in total: value £750

Date of receipt: 17 May 2015 (second occasion)

Date of acceptance: 17 May 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 00095489

(Registered 21 May 2015)
Name of donor: Epsom Downs Racecourse
Address of donor: Surrey KT18 5LQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality for Derby Day, total value £500

Date of receipt: 6 June 2015

Date of acceptance: 6 June 2015

Donor status: company, no 01752969

(Registered 23 June 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two terraced houses in London: (i) and (ii)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Sue Grayling, as Office Manager.

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