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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: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 24 Jul 2018

    Transport: Intercity East Coast rail franchise. 2:00 pm; Other
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Birmingham Airport: Brexit 10 Jul 2018

    The Government is considering carefully all the potential implications arising from the UK’s exit from the EU, this includes the implications for airports such as Birmingham, and plans to negotiate the best possible relationship between the UK and the EU in the field of aviation. Securing liberal market access to EU markets is a very high priority for the Department for Transport. The...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Roads update 9 Jul 2018

    Today I am publishing the Government’s Zero Emission Road Transport Strategy ‘Road to Zero’. The transition to zero emission road transport is happening now across the world. It will mean fundamental changes to the global automotive market, worth over £1.5 trillion a year, bringing new jobs and growth opportunities for the UK. These include those we are already enjoying...

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Profile

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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 26 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 — 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 90.96% 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.
  • 170 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Grayling’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1937 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 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: Manchester United Football Club
Address of donor: Old Trafford, Manchester M16 0RA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Match day hospitality for three people, at an estimated total value of £300

Date received: 2 February 2018

Date accepted: 2 February 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00095489

(Registered 09 February 2018; updated 24 April 2018)
Name of donor: Manchester United Football Club
Address of donor: Old Trafford, Manchester M16 0RA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Match day hospitality for three people, at an estimated total value of £300

Date received: 12 April 2018

Date accepted: 12 April 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00095489

(Registered 24 April 2018)
Name of donor: Football Association
Address of donor: Wembley Stadium, PO Box 1966, London SW1P 9EQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the FA Cup Semi-final, value £350

Date received: 19 April 2018

Date accepted: 19 April 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00077797

(Registered 24 April 2018)
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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