James Gray

Conservative MP for North Wiltshire

@JGray https://facebook.com/jamesgraymp

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James Gray’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Jim Fitton: Detention in Iraq 11 May 2022

    Mr Fitton is not my constituent, but a large number of his family and friends live in the village of Box, just outside Bath. I have two caveats. First, I entirely accept the Minister’s injunction that this is not a matter for the British Government and must come under the Iraqi judicial system; that is perfectly correct. Secondly, ancient relics are extremely important to the Iraqi...
  • Cop26: Domestic Solar Energy 20 Apr 2022

    I yield to no one in my determination to see us reach net zero by 2050, but does the Secretary of State not agree that the right place for solar is on buildings, including domestic buildings across the nation, as the question from the hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton (Afzal Khan) suggests? We do not want hundreds of acres of prime agricultural land to be threatened, as is happening in...
  • Defence: Topical Questions 28 Mar 2022

    While it is perfectly true that any sensible person in the west would rather President Putin were not the President of the Russian republic, does the Minister agree that it is vital that we reiterate at every second that we can that NATO is a defensive alliance among 30 members and that we will react if one boot goes over the line on to NATO land, but the presidency of Russia must be a matter...

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Conservative MP for North Wiltshire

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

James Gray campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • RAF Lyneham
  • Hospitality
  • Inland Revenue
  • Horse Passports
  • RAF Bases

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 8 Mar 2021)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 20 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 15 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (4 Jun 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Defence Sub-Committee (7 Feb 2017 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Defence Sub-Committee (7 Feb 2017 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (8 Sep 2015 to 7 Feb 2017)
  • Member, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 16 Jan 2017)
  • Member, Defence Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (1 Dec 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (1 Dec 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (1 Dec 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Defence Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 10 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (21 Jun 2010 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (19 Feb 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (8 May 2005 to 19 May 2005)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 2000)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 May 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Savanta ComRes, 54 Bermondsey St, Bermondsey, London SE1 3UD:
7 January 2021, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 24 May 2021)
8 February 2021, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 24 May 2021)
4 March 2021, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 24 May 2021)
1 April 2021, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 24 May 2021)
29 April 2021, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 24 May 2021)
25 June 2021, received £75. Hours: 15 minutes. (Registered 25 June 2021)
30 July 2021, received £100. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 17 August 2021)
7 September 2021, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 09 September 2021)
1 November 2021, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 November 2021)
6 December 2021, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 08 December 2021)
Payments from Electric Airwaves, Essel House, 29 Foley Street, London W1W 7JW:
16 July 2021, received £550 for training witnesses coming before a select committee hearing. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 21 July 2021)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Lockheed Martin UK Ltd (2) CAE U.K. Plc
Address of donor: (1) Cunard House, 15 Lower Regent Street, London SW1Y 4LR (2) Innovation Drive, Burgess Hill RH15 9TW

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) domestic transport and meals for me and a member of staff to the value of £264 (2) domestic transport and meals for me and a member of staff to the value of £264

Destination of visit: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dates of visit: 28 September - 1 October 2021

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation with the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces to meet current politicians from Bosnia and Herzegovina and to learn about the Bosnian War.

(Registered 01 November 2021)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two residential properties in Wiltshire, acquired in 2013: (i) and (ii). (Registered 03 September 2015)
One residential property in Reading, acquired in 2010: (i) and (ii). (Registered 03 September 2015)
From 18 October 2015, house in Wiltshire, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and, from 30 March 2017, (ii). (Registered 07 July 2017)
From 23 March 2016, house in Wiltshire, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and from 5 July 2016, (ii). (Registered 07 July 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Philippa Gray, as Executive and Diary Secretary.

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