Liam Fox

Conservative MP for North Somerset

@LiamFox https://facebook.com/drliamfox

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 25 Nov 2022

    Electricity and Gas Transmission (Compensation) Bill: Second Reading – Liam Fox. Private Members' Bills; 9:30 am
  • Ukraine: UK and NATO Military Commitment 20 Jun 2022

    The UK’s military support for Ukraine has been world-leading, but it is legitimate for us to ask whether we are restocking adequately and quickly enough here in the UK. Will my hon. Friend update us on whether the promised military supplies coming from other European countries have materialised in Ukraine? It is essential that our rhetoric in NATO is matched with actions if we are to remain...

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Conservative MP for North Somerset

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Woodspring

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Topics of interest

Liam Fox campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Treasury
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Iraq: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles
  • Armed Forces: Training
  • Armed Forces: Deployment

Currently held offices

  • Member, Down Syndrome Bill Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade (13 Jul 2016 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • The Secretary of State for Defence (12 May 2010 to 14 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (7 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 7 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister without Portfolio (10 Nov 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Co-Chair, Conservative Party (10 Nov 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (15 Jun 1999 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales) (2 Jun 1998 to 15 Jun 1999)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (23 Jul 1996 to 1 May 1997)
  • Government Whip (28 Nov 1995 to 23 Jul 1996)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (20 Jul 1994 to 28 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 27 Oct 1994)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Aug 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Contract with Quercus Editions Limited for writing a book. Address: Quercus Editions Limited, 55 Baker Street, 7th Floor, South Block, London, W1U 8EW.
Payments from Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
Payment of £1,000 expected for an article for the Mail on Sunday written on 19 June 2021 and published on 20 June 2021. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 June 2021; updated 31 August 2021)
Payment of £1,000 expected for an article for the Mail on Sunday written on 7 August 2021 and published on 8 August 2021. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 31 August 2021)
Payment of £600 expected for an article for the Mail on Sunday written on 15 January 2022 and published on 16 January 2022. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 01 March 2022)
Payments from WorldPR, Humboldt Tower, East 53 Street, Panama City, Urb. Marbella, Republic of Panama:
Payment of £10,000 expected as a six-month retainer fee covering 1 September 2021 to 28 February 2022. If required, I will provide advice on Business and International Politics, and payments will be listed below. Hours: none to date. (Registered 15 September 2021)
Payment of £10,000 expected as a six-month retainer fee covering 1 March 2022 to 31 August 2022. If required, I will provide advice on Business and International Politics, and payments will be listed below. Hours: none to date. (Registered 06 April 2022)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: James Thomas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 19 November 2021

Date accepted: 16 December 2021

Donor status: individual

(Registered 29 December 2021)
Name of donor: BMJ Waste Ltd
Address of donor: 20 Peterborough Road, Harrow HA1 2BQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 24 November 2021

Date accepted: 16 December 2021

Donor status: company, registration 08080948

(Registered 29 December 2021)
Name of donor: Dukehill Services Ltd
Address of donor: 4 Birchley Estate, Birchfield Lane, Oldbury B69 1DT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,600

Date received: 24 November 2021

Date accepted: 16 December 2021

Donor status: company, registration 06317947

(Registered 29 December 2021)
Name of donor: Dr Maurizio Bragagni OBE
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 16 February 2022

Date accepted: 14 March 2022

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 March 2022)
Name of donor: The Bristol Port Company
Address of donor: Level 8, 71 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4AY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 28 February 2022

Date accepted: 25 March 2022

Donor status: company, registration 2542406

(Registered 30 March 2022)
Name of donor: R & R Assets Management Ltd
Address of donor: 428 Long Drive, Greenford UB6 8UH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 17 March 2022

Date accepted: 30 March 2022

Donor status: company, registration 09101090

(Registered 30 March 2022)
Name of donor: Partners & Limited
Address of donor: MRIB House, 25 Amersham Hill, High Wycombe HP13 6NU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 15 March 2022

Date accepted: 11 April 2022

Donor status: company, registration 00497227

(Registered 29 April 2022)
Name of donor: Surescreen Diagnostics Ltd
Address of donor: 1 Prime Park Way, Prime Enterprise Park, Derby DE1 3QB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Date received: 1 June 2022

Date accepted: 24 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 03235601

(Registered 13 July 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
I have accepted Honorary Membership for life of the Carlton Club.
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: SCI Kerr (a company)
Address of donor: Saint Jerome, Chemin du haut contras, 13810 Éygalieres, France

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Part use of a holiday home, approx. value £3,430.66

Destination of visit: France

Dates of visit: 2-16 August 2021

Purpose of visit: Private holiday.

(Registered 27 August 2021)
Name of donor: Emad El Dukair
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel accommodation with a value of £900

Destination of visit: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dates of visit: 26-28 October 2021

Purpose of visit: To attend the Future Investment Initiative Institute Conference.

(Registered 19 November 2021)
Name of donor: Halifax International Security Forum
Address of donor: 1740 N Street NW Washington D.C. 20036 United States

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and hotel accommodation with an approx. value of £7,187.84

Destination of visit: Halifax, Canada

Dates of visit: 19-21 November 2021

Purpose of visit: To speak at the Halifax International Security Forum Annual Conference.

(Registered 09 December 2021; updated 16 December 2021)
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of America
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel accommodation and internal travel for me and staff member, value £3,677.62 and fights and two additional nights hotel accommodation for my staff member, value £1,726.01, total value £5,403.63

Destination of visit: New York and Washington, United States

Dates of visit: 15-19 November 2021

Purpose of visit: To speak at various political events.

(Registered 10 December 2021)
Name of donor: Heritage Foundation
Address of donor: 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, 20002-4999

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and hotel accommodation for a staff member and me, total approx. value £14,990

Destination of visit: Georgia, United States

Dates of visit: 5-8 January 2022

Purpose of visit: Keynote speaker at the Awakening Conference.

(Registered 28 January 2022)
Name of donor: Middle East Forum Ltd
Address of donor: New Derwent House, 69-73 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and hotel accommodation, approx. value £2,741

Destination of visit: Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dates of visit: 9-13 January 2022

Purpose of visit: UK Abraham Accords Group Parliamentary Delegation.

(Registered 28 January 2022)
Name of donor: Hungary Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Address of donor: Budapest, Bem rkp. 47, 1027 Hungary

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and hotel accommodation for a staff member and me, plus some small gifts, total approx. value £2,810

Destination of visit: Budapest, Hungary

Dates of visit: 20-21 January 2022

Purpose of visit: To speak at the Hungarian Diplomatic Academy and the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

(Registered 31 January 2022)
Name of donor: University of Lodz
Address of donor: ul. Prez. Gabriela Narutowicza 68, 90-136 Łódź, Poland

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel accommodation, approx. value £100

Destination of visit: Lodz, Poland

Dates of visit: 9-11 March 2022

Purpose of visit: To deliver the Dean’s Lecture at the University.

(Registered 30 March 2022)
Name of donor: Atlantic Society, College of Europe
Address of donor: Dijver 11, 8000 Bruges, Belgium

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel accommodation and flights for me and staff member, approx. value £500

Destination of visit: Bruges, Belgium

Dates of visit: 15-16 March 2022

Purpose of visit: Speech and panel discussion.

(Registered 30 March 2022)
Name of donor: Middle East Forum Ltd
Address of donor: New Derwent House, 69-73 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and hotel accommodation for me and a staff member, total approx. value £8,835.12

Destination of visit: Manama, Bahrain

Dates of visit: 4-7 April 2022

Purpose of visit: UK Abraham Accords Group Parliamentary Delegation.

(Registered 12 April 2022)
Name of donor: The Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Kingdom
Address of donor: 6 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0DH

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and hotel accommodation, approx. value £2,450

Destination of visit: Morocco

Dates of visit: 31 May - 3 June 2022

Purpose of visit: UK Abraham Accords Group Parliamentary Delegation, meetings with the Foreign Minister, Speaker of the House, the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises and visiting a new university, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.

(Registered 17 June 2022)
Name of donor: Middle East Forum Ltd
Address of donor: New Derwent House, 69-73 Theobalds Rd, London WC1X 8TA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £3,192.36; hotel accommodation £360; total value £3,552.36

Destination of visit: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dates of visit: 27-30 June 2022

Purpose of visit: UK Abraham Accords Group visit to speak at various events and receive award for Outstanding Contribution to Economic Diplomacy 2022.

(Registered 21 July 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property in London SE1: (i) and (ii). (Registered 20 October 2011)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 11 February 2022 until 14 July 2022, Clean Tech Events Ltd. (Registered 13 July 2022; updated 14 July 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
From 15 July 2021, Chair of the UK Abraham Accords Group. The purpose of the group is to provide a UK forum to promote the Accords and the wider cause of peace across the Middle East. I consulted ACoBA about this unpaid role. (Registered 15 July 2021)
From 30 July 2021, UK Chair, and from 23 May 2022, a Director of the Conservative Friends of America. These are unpaid roles. (Registered 30 July 2021; updated 16 June 2022)
From 13 September 2021, unpaid adviser to Arcs Energy. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 15 September 2021)
From 18 October 2021, Chair of the Global Britain Commission. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 22 October 2021)

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