Mark Garnier

MP, Wyre Forest

Wyre Forest Conservative

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How Mark Garnier voted
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  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices 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

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 6 Mar 2015

    Road Fuel Pricing (Equalisation) Bill - Second reading – Mark Garnier. Legislation
  • Road Fuel Pricing (Equalisation) 20 Jan 2015

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require that companies selling road fuels be required to charge prices equalised between rural and urban areas; and for connected purposes. The retail market in road fuels is complex. According to the Petrol Retailers Association, the UK has 8,605 road fuel retailing sites—what the normal consumer would refer to as petrol...

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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
  • Tobacco: Smuggling
  • Financial Services: Education
  • Navy
  • Courts: Closures
  • Leukaemia

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
(a) Donations to the constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Business Parliamentary Group – Wyre Forest Conservative Association
(a) Address of donor: 35 Mill Street, Kidderminster DY11 6XB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000 donation towards my election campaign
(a) Donor status: members association
(a) (Registered 22 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Wyre Forest Conservative Association
(a) Address of donor: 35 Mill Street, Kidderminster DY11 6XB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,432.75 raised at a fundraising event on 26 September 2014 for my re-election campaign. This includes the registrable donations below.
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 22 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: St Francis Group
(a) Address of donor: April Barns, Redditch Road, Ullenhall, Henley in Arden B95 5NY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: donation of over £3,200 included in successful auction bid
(a) Donor status: company, registration 01115746
(a) (Registered 22 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mrs Sonya Knezovich
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: donation of just over £1,500 included in successful auction bid
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 2 January 2015)
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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