James Gray

Conservative MP for North Wiltshire

@JGray https://facebook.com/jamesgraymp

James Gray’s voting in Parliament

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

However, James Gray sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • James Gray generally voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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James Gray has sometimes rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Defence: Outsourced Departmental Contracts 21 Oct 2019

    I warmly welcome my hon. Friend to her new post, which is very well deserved. She is a graduate of the armed forces parliamentary scheme—that is where she learned everything—so I am glad that she is now at the Dispatch Box. I very much welcome the fact that the new Type 31s are to be built in Rosyth, which should be a very good contract indeed, but what evidence can she bring forward that...
  • Transport: North East Bedfordshire 8 Oct 2019

    Would those hon. Members who took part in the previous debate leave the Chamber swiftly and quietly, please? [Interruption.] Fewer conversations on the way out might be helpful. If Members who are leaving would please do so—[Interruption.] Order. Will Members please leave the Chamber quietly? You are delaying this debate. It is thoroughly bad manners.
  • Government Plan for Net Zero Emissions — [James Gray in the Chair] 8 Oct 2019

    Very briefly.

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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
  • Horse Passports
  • Inland Revenue
  • RAF Bases

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 4 Jun 2018)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
18 January 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 May 2019)
28 March 2019, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 21 May 2019)
9 April 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 May 2019)
21 May 2019, payment of £150. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 21 May 2019)
1 August 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 19 August 2019)
Payments from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for surveys:
1 February 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2019)
1 March 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2019)
5 March 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2019)
14 March 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2019)
21 May 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2019)
21 June 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2019)
31 July 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2019)
10 September 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 September 2019)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing online surveys:
20 September 2018, received £60. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 12 March 2019)
16 October 2018, received £70. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 12 March 2019)
21 November 2018, received £100. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 12 March 2019)
5 December 2018, received £100. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 12 March 2019)
15 January 2019, payment of £70. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 01 July 2019)
1 March 2019, payment of £30. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 01 July 2019)
11 March 2019, payment of £80. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 01 July 2019)
5 April 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 01 July 2019)
15 May 2019, payment of £60. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 01 July 2019)
28 June 2019, payment of £80. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 01 July 2019)
22 July 2019, payment of £80. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 July 2019)
16 August 2019, payment of £40. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 19 August 2019)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
8 January 2019, received £200. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 18 March 2019)
14 January 2019, received £100. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 18 March 2019)
5 March 2019, received £200. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 18 March 2019)
2 August 2019, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 August 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: APPG for the Armed Forces
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: eight dinners value £45 each; eight breakfasts value £14.25 each; total £474

Date received: 1 January 2019 to 15 July 2019

Date accepted: 1 January 2019 to 15 July 2019

Donor status: other

(Registered 29 July 2019)
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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