Andrew Mitchell

Former MP, Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield Conservative

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  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Andrew Mitchell hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Backbench Business — Shaker Aamer 17 Mar 2015

    The Minister is setting out his case, and he says that he does not need to make a judgment, but the United States has made it clear that there is no evidence against Shaker Aamer. Is that not the critical factor? May I encourage the Minister to share with the House, in some detail, the questions that he asked during his lengthy conversation with the American embassy this morning, and the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Backbench Business — Shaker Aamer 17 Mar 2015

    I do not need to detain the House for long, because the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton (Sir Gerald Kaufman) gave such an excellent speech and because the hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington (John McDonnell) and my right hon. Friend the Member for Haltemprice and Howden (Mr Davis) set out the case with both clarity and conviction. I wish to make it clear that I yield to no one in...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Backbench Business — Shaker Aamer 17 Mar 2015

    My hon. Friend makes the central case that we are discussing. Let me add a few words to what the hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington said at the start of the debate. Shaker Aamer has been detained for 13 years. He has twice been cleared for release: once in 2007 by the former US President, George Bush, and, more recently, in 2009, by President Obama. Our own Prime Minister has made vigorous...

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Former Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions 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 52.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 125 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 553 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
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 October 2014, received annual payment of £14,430 plus VAT for approximately 4 days. (Registered 23 October 2014)
Montrose Associates, 97, Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE; strategic consultancy. Senior Adviser. Remuneration: £3,000 a day, with an expected time commitment of one day a month from March 2013.
1 May 2014, received £18,000 plus VAT for approximately 6 days’ work between March 2014 and 31 August 2014. (Registered 14 May 2014)
14 October 2014, received £9,000 plus VAT for approximately 3 days’ work between 1 September 2014 and 30 November 2014. (Registered 23 October 2014)
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)
East End Foods, East End House, Kenrick Way, West Bromwich, B71 4EA. Senior adviser. Remuneration of £4,000 a day, with an expected time commitment of 8 days a year, until 8 April 2014. (Registered 7 October 2013; updated 4 June 2014)
Investec, 2 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7QP. Senior adviser. Remuneration of £6,000 a day, with an expected time commitment of 10 days a year. (Registered 7 October 2013)
16 May 2014, received £15,000 plus VAT for approximately 1 day’s work for the period ending 31 May 2014. (Registered 4 June 2014)
12 August 2014, received £15,000 plus VAT for approximately 4 days’ work for the period ending 31 August 2014. (Registered 8 September 2014)
16 October 2014, received £15,000 plus VAT for approximately 2 days work for the period ending 30 November 2014. (Registered 23 October 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)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Sir Doug Ellis
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £30,000 (as part of a larger donation made to my political party)
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 26 March 2014)
8. Land and Property
Property in France, from which rental income is from time to time received.

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