Chris Grayling

Conservative MP for Epsom and Ewell

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Your MP (Chris Grayling) represents you, and all of the people who live in Epsom and Ewell, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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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

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 22 Jan 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Sub-Committee on Polar Research (22 Jan 2024 to 22 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (13 Jul 2020 to 16 Sep 2020)
  • The Secretary of State for Transport (14 Jul 2016 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • 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

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 1 Jan 1970

    Illegal and Unsustainable Fishing (Due Diligence) Bill: Second Reading – Chris Grayling. Private Members' Bills
  • Illegal and Unsustainable Fishing (Due Diligence) 19 Mar 2024

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require suppliers and retailers of fish and related products to establish and implement due diligence systems to ensure that those products are not obtained from illegal or unsustainable fishing; and for connected purposes. In recent years the House has extensively debated the disastrous loss of biodiversity and habitats around the...

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Register of Members’ Interests

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View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 September 2020 to 31 August 2024, Strategic Adviser to Hutchison Ports Europe, of 5, Hester Road, London SW11 4AN. I receive £100,000 per annum, payable quarterly. Hours: around 7 hrs per week. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 04 September 2020; updated 31 August 2021, 21 September 2022 and 07 September 2023)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: National Counties Building Society (trading as Family Building Society)
Address of donor: Ebbisham House, 30 Church Street, Epsom KT17 4NL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Constituency civic reception, approx. value £8,000
Date received: 8 June 2023
Date accepted: 8 June 2023
Donor status: building society, registration 206080
(Registered 26 June 2023)
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 £2,230 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 and 18 December 2023)
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: Three tickets with hospitality for a football match at Old Trafford, estimated value £450
Date received: 30 April 2023
Date accepted: 30 April 2023
Donor status: company, registration 00095489
(Registered 02 May 2023)
Name of donor: Epsom Downs Racecourse
Address of donor: Epsom Downs, Surrey KT18 5LQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality for myself and a guest at the Epsom Derby, approx. total value £700
Date received: 3 June 2023
Date accepted: 3 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 01752969
(Registered 05 June 2023)
Name of donor: Silverstone Circuits Ltd
Address of donor: The Jimmy Brown Centre, Silverstone Circuit, Towcester NN12 8TN
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Entry with one guest to the Legends Suite at Silverstone to watch the British Grand Prix, approx. value £2,800
Date received: 9 July 2023
Date accepted: 9 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 882843
(Registered 11 July 2023)
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: Two tickets with hospitality for a football match at Old Trafford, estimated value £400
Date received: 14 January 2024
Date accepted: 14 January 2024
Donor status: company, registration 00095489
(Registered 23 January 2024)
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: Two tickets with hospitality for a football match at Old Trafford, estimated value £400
Date received: 24 February 2024
Date accepted: 24 February 2024
Donor status: company, registration 00095489
(Registered 01 March 2024)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, South Korea
Address of donor: Sejong, South Korea
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel accommodation and hospitality, approx. value £7,750
Destination of visit: Seoul, South Korea
Dates of visit: 14-17 June 2023
Purpose of visit: Participation in Korea Maritime Week.
(Registered 21 June 2023)
Name of donor: International Conservation Caucus Federation
Address of donor: 25786 Georgetown Station, Washington DC, 20027, USA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and hospitality, approx. value £5,500
Destination of visit: Washington DC
Dates of visit: 23-25 October 2023
Purpose of visit: A meeting of the International Conservation Caucus Federation in my role as Vice-chair of the APPG for International Conservation.
(Registered 02 November 2023)
Name of donor: Virgin Atlantic Limited
Address of donor: The VHQ, Fleming Way, Crawley RH10 9DF
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Incidental costs of participating in a transatlantic test flight, plus hospitality and hotel for one night in New York, total value £818
Destination of visit: New York
Dates of visit: 28-30 November 2023
Purpose of visit: As a member of the APPG on Sustainable Aviation, invited to join the first transatlantic test flight using sustainable aviation fuel.
(Registered 01 December 2023)
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).
8. Miscellaneous
From 17 May 2020, Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery and from 15 July 2022, a Director of its trading company. These are unpaid roles. (Registered 02 July 2020; updated 19 July 2022)
From 20 February 2023, a member of the UK Board of the African Wildlife Foundation. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 22 February 2023)
From 12 July 2023, backbench member of the Executive of the British American Parliamentary Group. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 15 December 2023)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Sue Grayling, as Office Manager.

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