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Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield
- Also represented Gedling
- Entered Parliament on 11 June 1987 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Andrew Mitchell voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: International Development, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Home Department, Health, Transport, Local Government and the Regions
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Burma, Initiatives (Funding), Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations, Burma: Overseas Aid, Afghanistan
(based on written questions asked by Andrew Mitchell and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Criminal Law (Amendment) (Householder Protection) Bill Committee (1 out of 3)
- Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Divorce (Religious Marriages) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Business of the House: Syria (12 Sep 2013)
“Will my right hon. Friend say a little more about what progress is being made at the United Nations to secure a resolution for unfettered cross-border access for the humanitarian agencies? He will be aware that most of the UN aid is going through Damascus. That means that aid is reaching the areas held by the Government but not reaching the areas held by the rebels. As winter comes on, the...”
- Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons (29 Aug 2013)
“One does not have to follow the oratory of the hon. Member for Bradford West (George Galloway) to realise that the spectre of the debate on Iraq in 2003 hangs over this debate. I sat undecided in the gangway listening with care to the then Prime Minister and marched resolutely into the Lobby behind him—a decision which I regret and which split my constituents and the Mitchell family....”
- Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons (29 Aug 2013)
“I cannot give my hon. Friend a direct answer, but I refer him to the Attorney-General’s legal advice, which I think makes it clear that that is the case. My third point is that my right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary will recall from our earliest discussions on Syria in the National Security Council that I have been at the hawkish end of the argument about what to do. That is...”
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 18 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 49.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 536 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£21,800 (209th)||£22,831 (joint 235th with 1 other)||£22,082 (222nd)||£21,102||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£18,009 (joint 2nd with 55 others)|
|Office running costs||£18,058 (307th)||£20,768 (193rd)||£21,491 (211th)||£20,637||£18,866 (262nd)||£18,473 (411th)||£17,983 (373rd)||£30,964 (27th)|
|Staffing costs||£103,270 (81st)||£90,012 (229th)||£85,496 (281st)||£81,531||£68,999 (412th)||£70,026 (178th)||£65,462 (258th)||£40,726 (498th)|
|Communications Allowance||£9,194 (294th)||£11,022 (73rd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£5,188 (437th)1||£5,403 (443rd)2||£7,447 (325th)||£6,196||£9,934 (340th)||£10,245 (319th)||£12,631 (joint 218th with 1 other)||£10,086 (214th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£314 (232nd)||£434 (230th)||£997 (130th)||£100||£163 (386th)||£734 (joint 204th with 1 other)||£394 (289th)||£158 (373rd)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,044 (114th)||£1,355 (99th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£4,658 (208th)||£1,478 (102nd)||£1,146 (242nd)||£1,213||£707 (401st)||£873 (joint 316th with 3 others)||£631 (504th)||£2,873 (23rd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,107 (224th)||£4,317 (173rd)||£5,687||£4,387 (171st)||£3,013 (260th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,255 (joint 257th with 4 others)||£989 (joint 432nd with 6 others)||£0||£1,944 (joint 210th with 1 other)||£1,944 (joint 206th with 1 other)||£1,944 (joint 203rd with 1 other)||£1,944 (joint 192nd with 2 others)|
|Total||£163,526 (149th)||£157,665 (128th)||£143,965 (196th)||£136,466||£125,902 (278th)||£125,641 (191st)||£118,767 (197th)||£104,760 (45th)|