Andrew Griffiths

MP, Burton

Burton Conservative

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How Andrew Griffiths voted
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  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted 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 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 encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Andrew Griffiths hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel 13 Oct 2014

    I am grateful for the opportunity to take part in this important debate. I have learned a great deal from listening to it. Time is short, and I do not want to take up too much of it, or repeat what others have said. It is remarkable that there has been a shift in tone, and in the concerns of the House, during the debate. That shift should worry the Government of Israel, because it is clearly...
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel 13 Oct 2014

    That is exactly right, and that is why we have this debate today. It is impossible not to want to speak out and act when we see such suffering . Some of the acts committed by Israel were clearly unacceptable. Why was it necessary to blow up Gaza’s only power station, leaving already stretched hospitals to rely on generators? Why was it necessary to bomb hospitals and schools, when, as...
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — BacKBench Business — Kashmir 11 Sep 2014

    It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I speak as the chairman of the all-party group on Kashmir. I congratulate the hon. Member for Bradford East (Mr Ward) on securing this debate and introducing it so well. I also congratulate Raja Najabat Hussain, as other colleagues have done, for informing Members and bringing this issue to our attention. I welcome...

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Conservative MP for Burton

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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 1 September 2012. Hours: 96 hrs. (Registered 18 October 2012; updated 23 October 2013)
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: Midland Chilled Foods Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 75 Station Road, Barton under Needwood, Burton upon Trent DE15 8DJ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 01104050
(a) (Registered 25 March 2014)
(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) 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)

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