Andrew Mitchell

MP, Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield Conservative

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  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Andrew Mitchell hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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  • International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill 12 Sep 2014

    I am a co-sponsor of the Bill introduced by my right hon. Friend the Member for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk (Michael Moore). With the exception of one very minor tweak, it encapsulates the wishes of all three major political parties in the commitments we made at the last election. At this very dangerous time in international affairs, I want to start by expressing heartfelt gratitude...
  • International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill 12 Sep 2014

    I will in a moment, but I want to make some progress first. On page 116 of the manifesto there is a very fetching picture of my hon. Friend the Member for Harlow (Robert Halfon) teaching in Rwanda on Project Umubano. I was teaching in the classroom next door and my hon. Friend the Member for Mid Derbyshire (Pauline Latham), my right hon. Friend the Member for Horsham (Mr Maude) and my hon....
  • International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill 12 Sep 2014

    My right hon. Friend is extremely generous. In return for this extraordinarily favourable arrangement for British development policy, we have to honour the electorate by ensuring that we demonstrate that we really do secure the results that we promise—that for every pound of their hard-earned money, we really do secure 100p of development on the ground. That is why this Government have...

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Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

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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 6 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 52.40% 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") 545 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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, mainly as advance payment for just over three days’ work. (Registered 2 April 2013; updated 10 June 2013)
Received £9,000 for 3 days’ work between 01 June and 30 August 2013. (Registered 23 July 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. (Registered 7 October 2013)
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)
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)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Funds for Project Umubano, the Conservative Party’s social action project in Rwanda and Sierra Leone, which I founded. These have been or will be reported by the Party to the Electoral Commission:
(b) Name of donor: Lord Popat
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(b) Date of receipt: 22 May 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 22 May 2013
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 7 June 2013)
(b) Name of donor: Dr Jerome Booth
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt: 22 May 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 22 May 2013
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 7 June 2013)
(b) Name of donor: Dominic Tayler
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 30 May 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 30 May 2013
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 7 June 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: ONE
Address of donor: 15 Wardour St, London W1F 8WE
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights & accommodation with a value of £659.11 and ground transport with a value of £788.41; total £1,447.52
Destination of visit: The Hague
Date of visit: 2-3 July 2013
Purpose of visit: to discuss international development issues with officials and politicians
(Registered 18 July 2013 )
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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