Chris Grayling

MP, Epsom and Ewell

Epsom and Ewell Conservative

Chris Grayling campaigned to leave the European Union

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Chris Grayling’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Chris Grayling sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Chris Grayling generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Chris Grayling has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Points of Order 14 Jul 2016

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  • Points of Order 14 Jul 2016

    Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker. May I say first that I absolutely agree with the hon. Lady? A lot of work is taking place on measures to improve the security of right hon. and hon. Members. There is a project group looking in detail at what lessons can be learned from the tragic events of a few weeks ago. Next week, the Commission will consider improvements to the approach we...

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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

  • 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)
  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (since 13 Oct 2015)
  • Chair, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (since 13 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (since 16 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (18 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)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (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, Urban Affairs Sub-committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Transport, Local Government & The Regions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Transport Sub-committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)

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  • Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Chris Grayling’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • 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 85.05% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 38 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.
  • 191 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Grayling’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1547 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Toyota GB plc
Address of donor: Great Burgh, Burgh Heath, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5QX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: sponsorship of constituency reception; value £6,000

Date of receipt: 2 September 2015

Date of acceptance: 2 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 00916634

(Registered 26 July 2016)
Name of donor: Toyota GB plc
Address of donor: Great Burgh, Burgh Heath, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5QX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: sponsorship of constituency reception; value £6,000

Date of receipt: 7 July 2016

Date of acceptance: 7 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 00916634

(Registered 26 July 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Epsom Downs Racecourse
Address of donor: Surrey KT18 5LQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality for Derby Day, total value £500

Date of receipt: 30 April 2016

Date of acceptance: 30 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 01752969

(Registered 26 July 2016)
Name of donor: Epsom Downs Racecourse
Address of donor: Surrey KT18 5LQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two racecourse passes for 2016, total value £450

Date of receipt: 6 June 2016

Date of acceptance: 6 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration 01752969

(Registered 26 July 2016)
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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