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Geoffrey Clifton-Brown’s voting in Parliament
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Geoffrey Clifton-Brown’s votes.
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, between 2011–2016.
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2020.
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2020.
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019.
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2004–2011.
Almost always voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 9 votes against, 1 absence, between 1999–2016.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
I have great respect for my hon. Friend as the vaccines Minister, but I find what he has announced this evening deeply troubling. I think it will pit parents against parents and parents against teachers, with a poor child stuck in the middle wondering what to do. There will be very little benefit to the child, and there is a lack of long-term data on the potential harm. However, what concerns...
In 2007, the then Labour Government sent a small cross-party group of Members of Parliament to Afghanistan, and I was one of them. We were in Lashkar Gah when a group of our soldiers came back, having lost one of their number, and we could see that the psychological stress on those soldiers was immense. I say to the Minister for Defence People and Veterans, my hon. Friend the Member for...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy if he will make a statement on the sale of the Newport Wafer Fab semiconductors plant in Duffryn, Newport, to the Chinese-owned firm Nexperia. Thank you very much for granting this urgent question, Mr Speaker. I thank the Minister also for being present to answer it. I understand that the Government...
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Conservative MP for The Cotswolds
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Also represented Cotswold; Cirencester and Tewkesbury
Topics of interest
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown campaigned to leave the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- International Development
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Local Government and the Regions
- High Speed 2 Railway Line
- Parliamentary Questions
Currently held offices
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 9 Mar 2020)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) Committee (7 Jul 2015 to 22 Feb 2016)
- Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 14 Nov 2011)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chair, Committee of Selection (23 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Committee of Selection (21 Jun 2010 to 23 Jun 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (27 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (8 Dec 2005 to 2 Jul 2007)
- Member, Committee of Selection (27 Sep 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (17 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (1 Dec 2001 to 1 Jul 2004)
- Member, Administration Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Nov 2001)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jan 2001 to 31 Jul 2001)
- Member, Broadcasting Committee (1 Jun 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 1999 to 1 Jan 2001)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 2 Jul 1999)
- Member, Environment Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 4 Oct 2021.
1. Employment and earnings
Partner in East Beckham
partnership, engaged in arable farming in Norfolk. I have the use of a car belonging to the partnership, value £4,500 in 2020-21. (Updated 19 March 2014, 31 October 2019 and 11 November 2020)
I drew £12,661.53 in respect of the year ending 30 September 2020. Hours: 156 hrs. (Registered 02 November 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Agricultural holdings in Norfolk: (i) and (ii).
Various let properties in London: (i) and (ii).
Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (unremunerated).
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