Damian Green

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Ashford Conservative

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.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Work and Pensions: Labour Market 20 Apr 2017

    The UK labour market is a great success story for this country. The latest Labour Market Statistics have shown that the UK employment level has risen to a near record high of 31.84 million, with the employment rate achieving a joint record high of 74.6%. In particular, the female employment rate is at a near record high of 69.9% whilst for older workers (50-64) the employment rate has reached...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Work and Pensions: Helping Workless Families 18 Apr 2017

    On 4 April we published “Improving Lives: Helping Workless Families”, setting out this Government’s vision to improve outcomes for children who grow up in workless families and face multiple, associated disadvantages. This Government is committed to creating a country that works for everyone. We want to create a fairer Britain where success is based on merit, not...

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Conservative MP for Ashford

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

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Topics of interest

Damian Green campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2015 to 28 Nov 2016)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 7 Nov 2016)
  • 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 (Work and Pensions) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Damian Green’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 86.94% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 160 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Damian Green’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1050 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More St, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
5 September 2016, received £200. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 September 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Mark Quinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality for a rugby international at Twickenham, value £599.70

Date received: 12 November 2016

Date accepted: 12 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 November 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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