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Dominic Grieve

Former Independent MP for Beaconsfield

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Recent appearances

  • Intelligence and Security Committee Report on Russia 5 Nov 2019

    (Urgent Question): To ask the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on his refusal to give clearance to the report on Russia by the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament.
  • Intelligence and Security Committee Report on Russia 5 Nov 2019

    Mr Speaker, may I once again warmly congratulate you on your election? The Intelligence and Security Committee operates on a completely non-partisan basis to try to put information into the public domain in the national interest. This report was completed in March of this year after many months of work. There then began a process of correction and redaction needed to get it published, and...

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Former Independent MP for Beaconsfield

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019

Expenses

Topics of interest

Dominic Grieve campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Constitutional Affairs
  • Health
  • Solicitor-General
  • Human Trafficking
  • Departmental Surveys
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Written Questions: Government Responses
  • Fines

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (16 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (9 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (9 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (11 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (11 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Attorney-General (12 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Justice) (7 Sep 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (19 Jan 2009 to 7 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (12 Jun 2008 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Attorney General (10 Nov 2003 to 7 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 Sep 2001 to 12 Jun 2003)
  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) (10 Jun 1999 to 10 Sep 2001)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Nov 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (5 Jun 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (5 Jun 1997 to 11 May 2001)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Dominic Grieve’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.50% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 120 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1633 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Ex-member of Lloyds reinsured into Equitas.
Queen's Counsel in private practice.
5 November 2019, received £8,656.81 from Aidan Ellis of Temple Garden Chambers, 1 Harcourt Buildings, Temple, London EC4Y 9DA, for advice provided on 24 September and 12 October 2019. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 05 November 2019)
27 June 2019, payment of £3,000 from Autonomous (equities research), 50 Berkeley Street, London W1J 8SB, for a speaking engagement. Hours: 3 hrs. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 18 July 2019)
26 July 2019, payment of £175 from the Borders Book Festival, Harmony House, St Mary’s Road. Melrose TD6 9LJ, for an appearance at the festival in June 2019. Hours: 3 hrs including preparation. Fee paid direct to charity. Travel, accommodation and meals also provided by the payer. (Registered 29 July 2019)
Payment of £1,000 expected from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, 2 King Edward Street, London EC1A 1HQ, via This is Spoken Ltd, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, for a speaking engagement on 21 October 2019. Hours: 3.5 hrs. Fee to be paid direct to charity. (Registered 30 October 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Manus Costello
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my election campaign

Date received: 24 October 2019

Date accepted: 24 October 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 November 2019)
Name of donor: Aziz McMahon
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for my election campaign

Date received: 24 October 2019

Date accepted: 24 October 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 November 2019)
Name of donor: Adam Ridley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for my election campaign

Date received: 24 October 2019

Date accepted: 24 October 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 November 2019)
Name of donor: Open Britain Ltd (People's Vote)
Address of donor: Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for my election campaign

Date received: 4 November 2019

Date accepted: 4 November 2019

Donor status: company, registration 09641190

(Registered 05 November 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Amnesty International UK
Address of donor: 397 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Associated with delivering a lecture in Belfast, return flight £343; accommodation for one night £80; transfers £5; food, total value £432

Date received: 8-9 November 2018

Date accepted: 8 November 2018

Donor status: company, registration 03139939

(Registered 13 November 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6LQ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Food and accommodation while attending the Franco-British Colloque's 2019 Conference, total value £682

Destination of visit: Versailles, France

Dates of visit: 17-19 January 2019

Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at the annual Franco-British Seminar.

(Registered 05 February 2019)
Name of donor: Best for Britain (UK-EU Open Policy Ltd)
Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Eurostar return tickets, £520; car travel in Brussels, £129.05; lunch and refreshments, £25; total £674.05

Destination of visit: European Parliament, Brussels

Date of visit: 16 October 2019

Purpose of visit: Attendance at Best for Britain meeting with ambassadors, EU representatives, and press call.

(Registered 30 October 2019)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Southern Transitional Council of Yemen (STC)
Address of donor: London Office, 1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BW

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Rug with an estimated value of £500. I have donated an equivalent sum of money to charity.

Date received: 10 July 2019

Date accepted: 10 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
House in London: (i) and (ii).
I am part-owner of a house for personal occupation and of some building land in France: (i).
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
The following shareholdings are held jointly with my wife, and were controlled by a blind management trust whilst I was a member of the government:
LVMH

Air Liquide

Royal Dutch Shell

Rio Tinto

Rolls Royce

Until 31 March 2019, RPC group (Updated 09 April 2019)

Until 31 March 2019, Babcock (Updated 09 April 2019)

Experian

Diageo

Smith and Nephew

Reckitt Benckiser Group

Burberry

Astra Zeneca

Smith and Nephew

RELX Group plc (formerly Reed Elsevier)

Schroders

United Technologies

Anglo American Platinum Ltd

BHP Billiton

Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing NPV

(Registered 06 October 2014)
Pfizer Inc. (Registered 05 July 2016)
Primary Health Properties (Registered 05 July 2016)
Until 31 March 2019, Dr Pepper Snapple Group (Registered 5 July 2016; updated 09 April 2019)
General Accident (Registered 20 February 2017)
RSA Insurance Group plc (Registered 20 February 2017)
Aberdeen Asian Smaller Co Inv Trust (Registered 20 February 2017)
Schroder Asian (Registered 20 February 2017)
From 6 April 2018, Land Securities Group (Registered 08 May 2018)
From 6 April 2018, Croda International (Registered 08 May 2018)
From 6 April 2018, Biotech Growth Trust (Registered 08 May 2018)
From 6 April 2018, Worldwide Healthcare Trust (Registered 08 May 2018)
From 6 April 2018, Henderson Far East Income Ltd (Registered 08 May 2018)
From 6 April 2018, HG Capital Trusts plc (Registered 08 May 2018)
From 31 March 2019, Advanced Medical Solutions Group (Registered 09 April 2019)
From 31 March 2019, Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained (Registered 09 April 2019)
From 31 March 2019, Bayer AG (Registered 09 April 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
Director (unremunerated) of Global Law Summit. (Registered 06 October 2014)

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