Richard Graham

MP, Gloucester

Gloucester Conservative

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How Richard Graham voted
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  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details

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Richard Graham hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Birmingham Schools 22 Jul 2014

    Four years ago, with great assistance from the Secretary of State’s predecessor and the Minister of State, my hon. Friend the Member for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton (Mr Gibb)—it is good to see him back—the new Gloucester academy was established and a multi-faith chaplaincy created, where an Anglican and a Muslim, Chris Blockley and Rafiq Patel, successfully served the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Freedom of Religion and Belief 22 Jul 2014

    Given the rise of religious intolerance, the violence in the middle east region and the ghastly widespread human suffering in Gaza, does my right hon. Friend agree that one notable exception to religious intolerance is the role of Christians and Christianity in Gaza?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza 21 Jul 2014

    Some journalists have recently criticised both the concept of soft power and its application by Britain. Will my right hon. Friend confirm that the right type of sanctions would not be soft and their consequences would be strongly felt in Russia? Does he think that if there was not the necessary collective resolve in the EU, a coalition of the willing might be able to achieve something important?

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Conservative MP for Gloucester

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Justice
  • Transport
  • Asylum
  • Direct Selling
  • Atos Healthcare
  • Universal Credit
  • Post Office Card Account

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: 2 Jun 2014.

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, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights with a value of £1,055 (2) hotel accommodation, transport and meals with a value of £675.41
Destination of visit: Beijing & Chengdu, China
Date of visit: 18 to 24 May 2013
Purpose of visit: APPG China delegation to visit Beijing and Chengdu
(Registered 11 June 2013)
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,
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights with a value of £700 (2) hotel accommodation, transport and meals with a value of £933; £1,633 in total
Destination of visit: Shanghai and Suzhou, China
Date of visit: 18 to 24 October 2013
Purpose of visit: APPG China delegation to learn more about business and political environment in China.
(Registered 8 November 2013)
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

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights with a value of £1302 (2) hotel accommodation, transport and meals with a value of £757.49; £2059.49 in total

Destination of visit: 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 9 May 2014)

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