Richard Graham

MP, Gloucester

Gloucester Conservative

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Richard Graham’s voting in Parliament

Richard Graham is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Richard Graham sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Richard Graham consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Richard Graham has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Outcome of the EU Referendum 27 Jun 2016

    The Prime Minister is absolutely right that all of us who voted remain must accept the referendum result and do our best to implement it as well as possible. The manner and tone of his resignation speech and statement today is absolutely in keeping with the unifying, one nation Toryism he has done so much to advocate. Among the divisions left in the wake of the referendum, many young people...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Stalking 14 Jun 2016

    What plans he has to review sentencing guidelines related to stalking offences.

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Conservative MP for Gloucester

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Education
  • Transport
  • Asylum
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Direct Selling
  • Dangerous Driving
  • Atos Healthcare

Currently held offices

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
22 September 2015, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for opinion survey. Payment made direct to local organisation. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 18 November 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Proceeds of a fundraising event on 1 March 2015, organised by my wife and me
Address of donor: n/a

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £33,500, which includes the registrable donations below

Donor status: n/a

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Johann Christofferson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: William Lucas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £11,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Clare Pike
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: James Pike
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Maryrose Wood
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Charles Wood
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £1,872.02, accommodation £404.78, domestic transport £179.13, food and drink £205.06, meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire), £322.27, other (inc. transaction and cash withdrawal fees) £15.39; total £2,998.65

Destination of visit: China (Beijing, Shenyang and Dalian)

Date of visit: 19-25 September 2015

Purpose of visit: to maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; to learn about and support British businesses operating in China; and to deepen the knowledge and understanding of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 30 September 2015)
Name of donor: UK China Forum Ltd
Address of donor: 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return (premium) economy class air ticket to Beijing, £2,117.09 and three nights in a hotel in Beijing, £124 per night; total £2,489.09

Destination of visit: Beijing

Date of visit: 16-19 November 2015

Purpose of visit: Cross-party Parliamentary visit to attend the 2015 UK-China Leadership Forum organised by the Great Britain China Centre, UK China Forum Ltd and the International Department of the ruling Chinese party, and supported by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, to discuss how to develop UK-China relations following the State Visit to the UK by President Xi Jinping.

(Registered 02 December 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
The Graham Montrose Co. Ltd; operating licensed premise (pubs). (Registered 08 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
I am a director of the Great Britain China Centre, non-departmental public body. (Registered 08 June 2015)

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