Edward Garnier

MP, Harborough

Harborough Conservative

Edward Garnier campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

However, Edward Garnier sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • 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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Recent appearances

  • Aleppo 28 Nov 2016

    The Minister’s frustration is both palpable and entirely understandable. It goes back to the August 2013 vote. Times are somewhat changed. The parliamentary Labour party is perhaps of a different complexion and others have come into this Parliament since then. Would he think it sensible for the Foreign Office, the Ministry of Defence and 10 Downing Street perhaps to go away and come...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse 21 Nov 2016

    I do not for one moment undervalue the intentions of those who set up this inquiry and those who are working with it, albeit that it has had a very rocky road since it was begun. Nor do I underestimate for one moment the trauma felt by those who have been affected by child sex abuse. I have acted in a number of criminal cases in which I have seen with my own eyes the terrible consequences for...
  • Investigatory Powers Bill 15 Nov 2016

    I rise to support my hon. and learned Friend the Solicitor General in his resistance to the Lords amendments, which was based on principle rather than over-excitement or hyperbole. It seems to me that the motion put forward in the other place—no doubt well intentioned—does not entirely cover the justice of the case. Before I move on to the main part of my argument, I would like to...

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Conservative MP for Harborough

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


Topics of interest

  • 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: 21 Nov 2016.

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)
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)
26 November 2015, received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in October 2015. (Registered 27 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)
17 November 2015, received £2,062.96 exclusive of VAT from the Ministry of Justice, Petty France, London SW1, for attendance at a 4 day residential Judicial College Judges’ and Recorders’ Course at Warwick University on 5,6,7 and 8 October 2015. (Registered 26 November 2015)
The Serious Fraud Office, 2-4 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 9BS. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:
11 December 2015, received £6,622.50. Hours: approximately 26 hours in October 2015. (Registered 14 December 2015)
18 December 2015, received £17,125. Hours: approximately 65 hours in November 2015. (Registered 21 December 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC)
Address of donor: Marford Mill, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one day’s shooting and one night’s hotel accommodation ; total value £772

Date received: 17-18 December 2015

Date accepted: 18 December 2015

Donor status: Registered Industrial and Provident Society No 28488R

(Registered 04 January 2016)
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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