Damian Green

MP, Ashford

Ashford Conservative

Damian Green campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Damian Green’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Damian Green sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Damian Green generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Damian Green has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Disabled People: Government Support 17 Oct 2016

    On the day that the country is celebrating our Paralympic athletes, I am sure the whole House will want to join me in thanking them for a summer of thrilling and inspirational sport. It is right that we continually review the way support is offered to and accessed by disabled people. That is why I was pleased to announce an end to stressful and bureaucratic employment and support allowance...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Disabled People: Government Support 17 Oct 2016

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on the round table. He is right that there are too many barriers to work for disabled people, and this Government are determined to do everything possible to break down those barriers. Like him, I was pleased that a number of disability groups welcomed the announcement that I made on 1 October. I was particularly pleased to see the chief executive of the MS...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Disabled People: Government Support 17 Oct 2016

    It is not so much the conditions as the individuals. We apply the exemption on an individual basis, as there are clearly conditions where at some stages people will be able to work and at other stages they will not be able to work, so the exemption covers conditions that can only deteriorate as well as conditions that may stay the same. On timing, we will be consulting on a wide range of...

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Conservative MP for Ashford

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


Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Asylum/Immigration
  • Illegal Immigrants
  • Asylum
  • Immigration Controls
  • English Language

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (since 14 Jul 2016)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Nov 2015)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 15 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister for Immigration (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (11 Oct 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (10 Nov 2003 to 1 Sep 2004)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (18 Sep 2001 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (31 Jul 1997 to 5 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (28 Jul 1997 to 22 Jun 1998)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
13 October 2015, received £150 from DODS training, 21 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BP, for lecturing Abu Dhabi police officers. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2015)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More St, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
2 February 2016, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 February 2016)
5 September 2016, received £200. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 September 2016)
4 March 2016, received £150 from the BBC, Contributor Payments, P.O. Box 480, Manchester M14 0EL, for an appearance on Radio 4's 'Any Questions'. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 March 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
From 23 November 2015 until 14 July 2016, Board Member (unpaid) of Britain Stronger in Europe. (Registered 27 November 2015; updated 9 September 2016)

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