Andrew Griffiths

Former MP, Burton

Burton Conservative

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Details

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Andrew Griffiths hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March): Clause 41 — The Pubs Code 24 Mar 2015

    I draw the House’s attention to my chairmanship of the all-party group on beer, and to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. This has been a contentious and on some occasions ill-tempered debate. That is a great shame, because ultimately we all want the same thing—to achieve a thriving industry. We want British pubs to succeed, to reduce the number of pub...
  • Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March): Clause 41 — The Pubs Code 24 Mar 2015

    The hon. Gentleman mentioned his party’s position on investment. What scale of investment does he believe would constitute “substantial”?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 10 Mar 2015

    Under the previous Labour Government, thousands of pubs closed and the brewing industry was taxed to the point of extinction. The Campaign for Real Ale now says that the Chancellor has saved 1,050 pubs, sold 75 million extra pints and has been the saviour of Britain’s brewing industry. Does the Chief Secretary agree that this Government have been positive for beer and pubs, and will he...

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Former Conservative MP for Burton

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Education
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Gcse
  • Drugs: Rehabilitation
  • Prisons: Drugs
  • Children in Care
  • Teenage Pregnancy

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (1 Nov 2010 to 31 Oct 2013)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 77 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.00% 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 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 102 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 145 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

1. Directorships
Non-executive director for Response Eco Ltd, 18 Hyde Gardens, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 4PT; water treatment company. I will be paid £12,000 a year for 96 hrs in total. (Registered 10 September 2012)
£12,000 advance payment received on 12 September 2013. Hours: 96 hrs. (Registered 18 September 2013, updated 21 October 2014)
£12,000 advance payment received on 30 September 2014. (Registered 21 October 2014, updated 31 October 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: J C B Research Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Rocester, Staffordshire, ST14 5JP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000
(a) Donor status: company, number 00682651
(a) (Registered 19 August 2014)
(a)
(a) Name of donor: J C B Research Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Rocester, Staffordshire, ST14 5JP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, number 00682651
(a) (Registered 19 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Businessfore
(a) Address of donor: 7 The Vale, London SW3 6AG
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,000
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 19 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Brook Martin & Co. Solicitors
(a) Address of donor: 29 York Street, London W1H 1EZ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(a) (Registered 7 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: John Lewis
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mrs Kendra Gray
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 20 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Joseph Bamford
(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 9 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Interpub PLC
(a) Address of donor: Overlord House, 1d Colet Gardens, London W14 9DH
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 1327896
(a) (Registered 25 March 2015)

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