Andrew Mitchell

MP, Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield Conservative

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  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
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Andrew Mitchell hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    I support the motion today, ever conscious, as we all should be, of the young men and women who will be placed in harm’s way on our account. I support the motion, but for me it does not go as far as it should. It is a snapshot of what will be required. The permission that it gives for the deployment of Tornadoes from RAF Akrotiri, and the fact that we are telegraphing safe havens over...
  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    My hon. Friend is right that the relationships are very complex, but that argument must not be an argument against trying. We are not trying to do this on any terms, but we must do everything that we can to achieve it.
  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    The hon. Gentleman pre-empts a point that I will come on to later. My second point that Britain’s involvement must be in training, arming and giving strategic support and planning. Many have already suggested that links with the Free Syrian Army, the Kurds and the Iraqi army need to be enhanced, but this is an area in which the British military excel. We need to ensure that we do...

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Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

Entered 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 for International Development, International Development (20 May 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 20 May 2005)
  • Member, Draft Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (to 21 Sep 2004)
  • Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 5 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 52.45% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 549 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

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.
Received £8,000 mainly as advance payment for 3 days’ work. (Registered 23 July 2013)
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.
Received £9,000 for 3 days’ work between 01 September and 31 December 2013. (Registered 7 October 2013)
9 January 2014, received £9,000 for approximately 2 days’ work between 31 December 2013 and 31 March 2014. (Registered 10 February 2014)
1 May 2014, received £18,000 plus VAT for approximately 6 days’ work between March 2014 and 31 August 2014. (Registered 14 May 2014)
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)
11 November 2013, I received £8,000 for approximately 2 days’ work in the period ending 30 November 2013. (Registered 4 December 2013)
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)
15 November 2013, I received £15,000 for approximately 2 days’ work in the periods ending 30 November 2013. (Registered 4 December 2013)
24 January 2014, received £15,000 for approximately 2 days’ work between 1 January 2014 and 31 March 3014. (Registered 10 February 2014)
16 May 2014, received £15,000 plus VAT for approximately 1 day’s work for the period ending 31 May 3014. (Registered 4 June 2014)
Received £500 in August 2013 from Think Magazine, G8 Special Edition, Suite 1102A, Business Central Towers, Dubai Media City, PO Box 24173, United Arab Emirates, for article printed on 17 June 2013. Hours: 3.5 hrs. (Registered 9 August 2013)
Received £4,000 for article printed 23 December 2012 by Sunday Times, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1RL. Fee paid direct to charity. Hours: 18 hrs approx. (Registered 21 August 2013)
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: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 10 February 2014)
(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)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: 1800 Massachusetts Ave NW, Third floor, Washington DC 20036
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, transport, meals and accommodation with a value of £4,398.92
Destination of visit: Washington DC
Date of visit: 19-22 October 2013
Purpose of visit: to make speech and attend debate and discussion about international development
(Registered 22 November 2013)
8. Land and Property
Property in France, from which rental income is from time to time received.

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