Andrew Griffiths

MP, Burton

Burton Conservative

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How Andrew Griffiths voted
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  • 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 for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Andrew Griffiths hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [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...
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — BacKBench Business — Kashmir 11 Sep 2014

    I politely point out to the hon. Gentleman that there was also an agreement at the United Nations—resolution 47, in 1948—which called for a plebiscite in Kashmir and for the people of Kashmir to have a voice on this issue. It might be inconvenient for the hon. Gentleman, but those are the facts.
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — BacKBench Business — Kashmir 11 Sep 2014

    No. I think I have heard enough from the hon. Gentleman. I have a short amount of time, so I should like to move on. It is sad that this debate started off in such aggressive tones, because we should not forget that it is not about lines on a map or territory, but about humans and humanity. That must be central in all discussions that take place on this issue. We have heard some fantastic...

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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: 2 Jun 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)
£12,000 advance payment received on 12 September 2013. (Registered 18 September 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: J C B Research
(a) Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 5JP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, number 00682651
(a) (Registered 21 August 2013)
(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)

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