Chris Grayling

The Secretary of State for Transport

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Epsom and Ewell Conservative

Chris Grayling’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 7 Feb 2018

    Transport: Airports National Policy Statement. 4:45 pm; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport Lucy Chadwick, Director General of International Security & Environment, Department for Transport Caroline Low, Director of Airport Expansion and Aviation and Maritime Analysis, Department for Transport
  • Rail Update: Points of Order 5 Feb 2018

  • Rail Update: Points of Order 5 Feb 2018

    Mr Speaker, as you know, I am regularly around this House. I am sure there will be plenty of opportunities for the hon. Lady to tap me on the shoulder and say, “Would it be possible to have a meeting? There has been a reshuffle.” I would be delighted to organise a meeting with the Department. However, what I cannot offer her is a commitment that, when I attend a meeting with...

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Conservative MP for Epsom and Ewell

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

Chris Grayling campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Work and Pensions
  • Railtrack
  • Railways
  • Smoking
  • Network Rail
  • London Underground

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Transport (since 14 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (18 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Member, House of Commons Commission (8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (8 Dec 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (15 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (10 May 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Transport Committee (22 Jul 2002 to 2 Dec 2002)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 Jul 2002 to 20 Dec 2002)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (10 May 2002 to 10 May 2003)
  • Member, Transport Sub-committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Transport, Local Government & The Regions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Chris Grayling’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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 39 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 175 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Grayling’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1790 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Feb 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Royal Automobile Club
Address of donor: Woodcote Park Clubhouse, Wilmerhatch Lane, Epsom KT 18 7EW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: honorary membership for the duration of my time as the MP for Epsom and Ewell, valued at £1,600 per annum

Date received: 1 January 2013

Date accepted: 1 January 2013

Donor status: company, registration 3570702

(Registered 11 May 2013; updated 04 August 2016)
Name of donor: FA Premier League
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets with hospitality for the EFL Cup final, estimated value £350

Date received: 26 February 2017

Date accepted: 26 February 2017

Donor status: company, registration 02719699

(Registered 02 May 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two terraced houses in London: (i) and (ii).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Sue Grayling, as Office Manager.

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