Edward Garnier

MP, Harborough

Harborough Conservative

Edward Garnier’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Edward Garnier generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Prisons and Courts Bill 20 Mar 2017

    I begin by declaring an interest not only in the subject that we are discussing, and not only in that I am a trustee of the Prison Reform Trust and a patron of Unlock—those two charities are concerned with criminal justice and prisons in particular—but in that I am on the advisory board of Samaritans, and much of what has been discussed this evening touches upon on its work....
  • Prisons and Courts Bill 20 Mar 2017

    I do not have an argument with that at all. The argument for making our prisons work for the public as a whole, for the victims of crime and for prisoners is not just moral and political, but economic. We push hundreds of millions of pounds into the criminal justice and prison systems, and what do we do with that investment? We produce failure. If the prison system was a business or a...
  • Prisons and Courts Bill 20 Mar 2017

    I agree with my hon. Friend. I have sent plenty of people to prison, some of them for very long periods of time. I wish that we were able to make sure that those who do not need to go to prison, or who need to be sent to another place, such as a mental hospital, could be dealt with in a more sensible, productive, efficient and effective way. The argument is not about whether criminals are...

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Conservative MP for Harborough

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

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Topics of interest

Edward Garnier campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Solicitor-General
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Prisons
  • Prisoners Release
  • Offenders
  • Prisoners
  • Prison Accommodation

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (7 Apr 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Solicitor-General (14 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Attorney General (7 Sep 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (3 Jul 2007 to 7 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Mar 2003 to 31 Jul 2003)
  • Shadow Attorney General (15 Jun 1999 to 18 Sep 2001)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 31 Jan 1995)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (27 Apr 1992 to 4 Dec 1992)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 1992 to 4 Dec 1992)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Queen’s Counsel in private practice.
11 April 2016, received £24,300 exclusive of VAT for legal services provided. Solicitors: Hogan Lovells International LLP, Atlantic House, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2FG. Hours: approximately 24 hours between 8 December 2015 and 31 March 2016. (Registered 11 April 2016)
7 November 2016 Received £1,500 exclusive of VAT. Solicitors: Cubism Law, 1 Plough Place, London EC4A 1DE. Hours: approximately 1.5 hrs on 3 August 2016. (Registered 08 November 2016)
4 January 2017, received £7,400 exclusive of VAT for legal services provided. Solicitors: Dechert, 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ. Hours: approximately 8 hrs between 12 April and 23 June 2016. (Registered 04 January 2017)
27 February 2017, received £8,000 exclusive of VAT for legal services provided. Solicitors: Hogan Lovells International LLP, Atlantic House, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2FG. Hours: approximately 8 hrs in March and April 2016. (Registered 28 February 2017)
Until further notice, I will receive £12,500 (exclusive of VAT) a month from DLA Piper LLP, 3 Noble Street, London EC2V 7EE, for legal services provided. Hours: approximately 16 hrs per month. (Updated 30 November 2015)
17 March 2016, in addition to the normal monthly payment, received £7,000 exclusive of VAT. Hours: approximately 8 additional hours in February 2016. (Registered 21 March 2016)
26 May 2016, in addition to the normal monthly payment, received £10,500 exclusive of VAT. Hours: approximately 12 hours between December 2015 and Feb 2016. (Registered 27 May 2016)
The Serious Fraud Office, 2-4 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 9BS. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:
25 November 2016, received £1,625. Hours: approximately 6 hours in October 2016. (Registered 01 December 2016)
21 December 2016, received £500. Hours: approximately 2 hours in November 2016. (Registered 10 January 2017)
15 February 2017, received £17,333. Hours: approximately 65 hrs between November 2016 and January 2017. (Registered 20 February 2017; updated 28 February 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PO Box 55937, Riyadh 11544

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a total value of £3,717

Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia

Date of visit: 3-6 April 2016

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding

(Registered 12 April 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 November 2015, an unpaid trustee of the Prison Reform Trust. (Registered 12 November 2015)

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