Andrew Mitchell

MP, Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield Conservative

Andrew Mitchell’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Andrew Mitchell’s votes.

  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes

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Andrew Mitchell occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Syria 26 Nov 2015

    Following the limited but important progress on the political track in Vienna and the unanimous adoption by the United Nations of resolution 2249 on ISIL, is it not clear that the Prime Minister’s considered response today is absolutely compelling? Is this not the way in which we discharge our responsibility to protect innocent civilians, both here in the United Kingdom and in Syria?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: G20 and Paris Attacks 17 Nov 2015

    In his very welcome statement today, my right hon. Friend is clearly right to focus on the political track in the Syrian negotiations, building in part on the Kofi Annan proposals from some time ago, and on the significant progress that appears to have been made in Vienna last week. If those negotiations are successful, that will of itself remove a huge barrier to the widespread military...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Draft Investigatory Powers Bill 4 Nov 2015

    I thank my right hon. Friend for coming to the House today and setting out such a comprehensive approach to these issues. She is right to do so because they affect fundamentally the civil liberties and rights of every citizen in the country. Parliament will need to look precisely at the words in the Bill, not least because—she alluded to this—there has been a certain amount of...

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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 — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.24% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 563 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 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)
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:
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)
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 07 October 2013)
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)
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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