Dominic Grieve

Former MP, Beaconsfield

Beaconsfield Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • London Attacks 23 Mar 2017

    I join my right hon. Friend in everything she says in respect of the deaths and injuries that have taken place, and I join her in sending our condolences to the families and the injured. My right hon. Friend has set exactly the right tone. Those of us who are privy to the information and background of these matters know very well that it has been little short of a miracle that, over the...
  • Prisons and Courts Bill 20 Mar 2017

    May I say how much I welcome this legislation, which seems to me to be going in exactly the right direction in terms of reforming prisons? However, my right hon. Friend will be aware that, ultimately, the ability to deliver these programmes will be intimately dependent on reducing prison overcrowding, because without that, as we have seen on many occasions, the programmes, however good,...
  • Prisons and Courts Bill 20 Mar 2017

    I assume, therefore, that this is intended to be justiciable, and that if the Secretary of State were not to respond within the time suggested the Government would be reviewable in court.

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Former Conservative MP for Beaconsfield

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election


Topics of interest

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

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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Dominic Grieve’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 84.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 23 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 115 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1460 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Ex-member of Lloyds reinsured into Equitas.
Queen's Counsel in private practice.
17 February 2017, received £4,000 for advisory work. Private instructions. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 14 March 2017)
28 March 2017, received £2,000 for legal advice provided in February 2017. Private instructions. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 04 April 2017)
27 March 2017, received £142.48 from Legal Aid Agency for legal advice provided to Cumming and Riley solicitors on 11 March 1994. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 April 2017)
18 April 2017, received £150 from BBC Radio 4, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on Any Questions? on 24 March 2017. Hours: 5 hrs including travel. (Registered 21 April 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Clovelly Lectures
Address of donor: Clovelly Visitor Centre, Clovelly EX39 5SY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: payment of £150 to cover travel expenses to Clovelly to deliver a lecture, plus one nights accommodation, for my wife and me, with a value of £190, total £340

Date received: 14 May 2016

Date accepted: 14 May 2016

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 09 June 2016)
Name of donor: Cardiff School of Law and Politics
Address of donor: Law Building, Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: First class rail ticket, accommodation and dinner associated with delivery of annual public law lecture, to a value of £531

Date received: 17-18 November 2016

Date accepted: 17-18 November 2016

Donor status: other

(Registered 13 December 2016)
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): travel, accommodation, meals and transfers to a value of approx. £600

Destination of visit: Versailles

Dates of visit: 27-28 January 2017

Purpose of visit: To attend the Franco-British Colloque’s 2017 Conference.

(Registered 03 March 2017)
Name of donor: Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft e.V.
Address of donor: Pariser Platz 6, 10117 Berlin

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Internal transfers, accommodation and food to a value of £369

Destination of visit: Berlin, Germany

Dates of visit: 30 March 2017 to 1 April 2017

Purpose of visit: To attend the Konigswinter conference.

(Registered 21 April 2017)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Government of Qatar
Address of donor: c/o Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two watches with a total value of £4,440. These have been donated to charity.

Date received: 11 January 2017

Date accepted: 11 January 2017

Donor status: other

(Registered 30 January 2017)
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:

Air Liquide

Royal Dutch Shell

Rio Tinto

Rolls Royce

RPC group




Smith and Nephew

Reckitt Benckiser Group


Astra Zeneca

Smith and Nephew

Glaxo Smith Kline

RELX Group plc (formerly Reed Elsevier)


United Technologies

Anglo American Platinum Ltd

BHP Billiton

Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing NPV

(Registered 06 October 2014)
Until July 2016, Unilever (registered 8 June 2015; updated 21 February 2017)
Pfizer Inc. (Registered 05 July 2016)
Primary Health Properties (Registered 05 July 2016)
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (Registered 05 July 2016)
General Accident (Registered 20 February 2017)
RSA Insurance Group plc (Registered 20 February 2017)
Aberdeen Asian Smaller Co Inv Trust (Registered 20 February 2017)
F and C Global Smaller Cos. (Registered 20 February 2017)
Pearson plc. (Registered 20 February 2017)
Standard Chartered (Registered 20 February 2017)
Schroder Asian (Registered 20 February 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Director (unremunerated) of Global Law Summit. (Registered 06 October 2014)

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