Andrew Mitchell

MP, Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield Conservative

Andrew Mitchell’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Andrew Mitchell sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andrew Mitchell consistently voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Andrew Mitchell hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • NHS and Social Care Commission 28 Jan 2016

    I am not sure that there is that big a difference between my hon. Friend and the right hon. Member for North Norfolk (Norman Lamb). My point is that as well as getting all the political parties to focus on this issue now, we need an extremely long-term approach. The House of Commons used to accept that we had to have a long-term, all-party approach to pensions, because of the length of time...
  • NHS and Social Care Commission 28 Jan 2016

    Is not the key point that the right hon. Gentleman has made, and that the House should consider today, that all parties support the NHS and that, therefore, it simply will not work to have one party chart the future? It would be much better, therefore—this is why I support his motion—to have a cross-party commission, although not a royal commission that would kick it into touch...
  • NHS and Social Care Commission 28 Jan 2016

    Is it not the case—I think this is a cross-party point—that although the NHS is under very great financial pressure, and we are trying, in effect, to get a quart out of a pint pot and have been doing so for many years, the people who work in the service are also under very great pressure? Whatever one thinks about the junior doctors’ situation, the information that has come...

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Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Also represented Gedling

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Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Burma
  • Initiatives (Funding)
  • Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Burma: Overseas Aid
  • Afghanistan

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (4 Sep 2012 to 19 Oct 2012)
  • The Secretary of State for International Development (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (20 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 Sep 2004 to 20 May 2005)
  • Member, Draft Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (29 Apr 2004 to 15 Sep 2004)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (10 Nov 2003 to 10 Sep 2004)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (4 Dec 2002 to 22 Jan 2004)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 6 May 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (6 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (20 Jul 1994 to 6 Jul 1995)
  • Member, Members' Interests Committee (20 Jun 1994 to 17 Jul 1995)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1992 to 1 Jul 1993)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (11 Jan 1992 to 20 Jul 1994)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below 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 70.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 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.
  • 123 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Andrew Mitchell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 571 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
The Foundation, 82 Dean St, London W1D 3SP; growth and innovation consultancy. Member of the Advisory Board. Remuneration: £3,000 a day, with an expected time commitment of 6 days a year from February 2013:
1 September 2015, received annual payment of £9,714 plus VAT. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 09 September 2015)
Until further notice, senior adviser to Montrose Associates, 97, Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE; strategic consultancy. Remuneration of £9,000 plus VAT a quarter with an expected time commitment of two to four days a quarter, from September 2015. (Updated 7 December 2015)
4 February 2015, received £9,000 plus VAT for approximately 2 days’ work between 30 November 2014 and 28 February 2015. (Registered 23 February 2015)
7 May 2015, received £9,000 plus VAT for approximately 3 days’ work between 1 March 2015 and 31 May 2015. (Registered 01 June 2015)
17 July 2015, received £9,000 plus VAT for approximately two days' work between 1 June 2015 and 31 August 2015. (Registered 10 August 2015)
Until further notice, senior adviser to Investec, 2 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7QP. Remuneration of £15,000 plus VAT a quarter, with an expected time commitment of one to two days a quarter, from December 2015. (Registered 7 October 2013; updated 7 December 2015)
16 October 2014, received £15,000 plus VAT for approximately 2 days' work for the period ending 30 November 2014.
17 February 2015, received £15,000 plus VAT for approximately 2 days’ work for the period ending 28 February 2015. (Registered 23 February 2015)
14 May 2015, received £15,000 plus VAT for approximately 1 day of work for the period ending 31 May 2015. (Registered 01 June 2015)
31 July 2015, received £15,000 plus VAT for approximately one day's work between 1 June 2015 and 31 August 2015. (Registered 10 August 2015)
13 November 2015, received £15,000 plus VAT for approximately one day's work between 1 September 2015 and 30 November 2015. (Registered 30 November 2015)
22 October 2015, received £300 fee for article from Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU. Hours: up to 1 hr. Payment to be donated to charity. (Registered 09 November 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Save Shaker Aamer Campaign
Address of donor: Unit 36, 88-90 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8PG

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value)

a. Flights: £1,010.36; Hotel: £891.61 and other costs £371.61; £2273.58 in total

Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

Date of visit: 18 - 20 May 2015

Purpose of visit: Advocacy on behalf of British detainee Shaker Aamer in Guantanamo Bay

(Registered 05 June 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Property in France: (i) and (ii)

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