Mark Garnier

MP, Wyre Forest

Wyre Forest Conservative

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How Mark Garnier voted
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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Mark Garnier occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: EU Budget (Surcharge) 10 Nov 2014

    Much of this discussion has centred on the rebate, but has my right hon. Friend done any calculations of the value of the forgone interest that would be paid as a result of the extension of the date for this payment from 1 December to the middle of next year?
  • Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Income Tax 5 Nov 2014

    Was my hon. Friend not struck, as I was, by the previous speech, which ended up being an endless rant against the bankers and did not take into account any of the wealth creators in this country such as the entrepreneurs my hon. Friend has just described, or the risk-takers who mortgage their houses to invest in creating jobs? These are the people, who have taken huge risks, who are being...

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Conservative MP for Wyre Forest

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Transport
  • Justice
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Financial Services: Education
  • Navy
  • Courts: Closures
  • Leukaemia
  • London Midland

Currently held offices

  • Member, Treasury Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2012 to 12 Jun 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.25% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 84 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: JP Morgan
Address of donor: 25 Bank Street, London E14 5JP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: reimbursement of flight and hotel costs (£820 in total) associated with being guest speaker at finance conference with the Personal Finance Education Group which I attended in my role as Vice-Chair of the All-Party Group on Financial Education
Date of receipt of donation: 29 October 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 29 October 2013
Donor status: company, registration BR000746
(Registered 18 November 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from Arup, Cambridge Assessment, City of London, GKN, HSBC, John Swire & Sons)
Address of donor: All Party Parliamentary China Group, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights with a value of £1,302; hotel accommodation, transport and meals with a value of £757.49; £2,059.49 in total
Destination of visit: Urumqi and Beijing, China
Date of visit: 24-29 April 2014
Purpose of visit: To understand more about ethnic minorities in Xinjiang and religious freedom in China; to support bids by British business and deepen engagement with the National People's Congress.
(Registered 13 May 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Member of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers of London, sitting as chairman of the Investment Committee and attending quarterly meetings. Paid a nominal sum of 10 pence on attendance.

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