Dominic Grieve

MP, Beaconsfield

Beaconsfield Conservative

Dominic Grieve campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Dominic Grieve’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Dominic Grieve’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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Dominic Grieve has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism: [1st Allotted Day] 13 Jul 2016

    It is a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for Gordon (Alex Salmond) and my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke). There is no doubt that they have two very clear advantages over me in this debate, in that both of them opposed the motion in the House in 2003, which initiated our military action in Iraq. I, on the other hand, supported it—something...
  • Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism: [1st Allotted Day] 13 Jul 2016

    I quote from paragraph 810 of the executive summary: “It is an essential part of the legal basis for military action”— this was written by an official in the Attorney General’s Department— “without a further resolution of the Security Council that there is strong evidence that Iraq has failed to comply with and co-operate fully in the implementation of...
  • Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism: [1st Allotted Day] 13 Jul 2016

    It depends, I suppose, on what sanction this House wishes to follow. However, there is a second issue. We may have examples where somebody says one thing to this House and, in front of a tribunal or court of record, when giving evidence on oath, says something different. The House can then look at those two things juxtaposed and conclude, for example, that the House was misled in evidence...

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Conservative MP for Beaconsfield

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

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Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (since 28 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 9 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (since 9 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 (Select Committee) (5 Jun 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (5 Jun 1997 to 11 May 2001)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 21 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 89.10% 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.
  • 119 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Dominic Grieve’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1442 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Ex-member of Lloyds reinsured into Equitas.
22 June 2015, payment of £200 from John Wiley & Sons Ltd, The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester PO19 8SQ, for publication (in the Political Quarterly Review) of a lecture given at University College London. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 22 July 2015)
Queen's Counsel in private practice
4 December 2015, received £8,500 for legal services provided. Private instructions. Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2015)
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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) IIEA - Institute of International and European Affairs (2) Law Society of Ireland
Address of donor: (1) 8 North Great Georges Street, Dublin 1, Ireland (2) Blackhall Place, Dublin 7, Ireland

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) airfare to Dublin £116.70 (2) accommodation £138.72 and dinner approx. £80; total £335.42

Destination of visit: Dublin

Date of visit: 11-12 June 2015

Purpose of visit: to deliver a lecture for the IIEA and to attend the annual dinner of the Law Society of Ireland.

(Registered 24 July 2015)
Name of donor: European Study Tours
Address of donor: Post Office Walk, Fore Street, Hertford SG14 1DL

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): train fare and two nights accommodation for my wife and myself, total £606.29

Destination of visit: Paris, France

Date of visit: 5-7 February 2016

Purpose of visit: to participate in a panel discussion at the 'Your Future in Europe' conference organised by European Study Tours.

(Registered 03 March 2016; updated 11 March 2016)
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

RPC group

Babcock

Experian

Diageo

Reckitt Benckiser Group

Burberry

Smith and Nephew

Astra Zeneca

Glaxo Smith Kline

RELX Group plc (formerly Reed Elsevier)

(Of registrable value until April 2016) Standard Chartered (Updated 05 July 2016)

(Of registrable value until April 2016) Land Securities (Updated 05 July 2016)

Schroders

United Technologies

Anglo American Platinum Ltd

BHP Billiton

Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing NPV

(Registered 06 October 2014)
Unilever (Registered 08 June 2015)
Pfizer Inc. (Registered 05 July 2016)
Primary Health Properties (Registered 05 July 2016)
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (Registered 05 July 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Director (unremunerated) of Global Law Summit. (Registered 06 October 2014)

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