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

  • Criminal Finances Bill 25 Oct 2016

    As a first step, would the hon. Gentleman encourage the Government to look at the schedule to the 2013 Act, where the economic and financial crimes are set out, to see whether we could get “failure to prevent” provisions added to this Bill on a wider basis? Perhaps the hon. Gentleman and I could then get together to try to persuade the Government to introduce the American...
  • Criminal Finances Bill 25 Oct 2016

    I begin by declaring an interest. I have been instructed in the past, and I am currently instructed, by the Serious Fraud Office in a number of matters that touch on this Bill and some of its predecessor legislation. I apologise to my right hon. and hon. Friends on the Front Bench, and to the shadow Home Secretary, the hon. Member for Hackney North and Stoke Newington (Ms Abbott), for the...
  • Criminal Finances Bill 25 Oct 2016

    What the hon. Gentleman says is perfectly true, but I am not sure whether that constitutes accepting what he says. The point I am trying to get across is that companies can avoid liability in the absence of the “failure to prevent” system under section 7 of the Bribery Act. Individuals can be prosecuted and imprisoned, but the company gets away free. The advantage of section 7 is...

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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: 17 Oct 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)
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)
19 October 2015, received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in September 2015. (Registered 19 October 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:
16 October 2015, received £9,106.50. Hours: approximately 36 hours in September 2015. (Registered 19 October 2015)
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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