Chris Grayling

Conservative MP for Epsom and Ewell


Chris Grayling’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Preparations for Leaving the EU 8 Oct 2019

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on this work. There is no incompatibility between being well prepared for no deal and working hard for a deal. Does he share my surprise and disappointment that the Irish Government appear to be preparing to carry out customs checks away from the border in a no-deal scenario but appear less willing to talk about customs checks away from the border in a deal...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Annual Update on Crossrail 2019 23 Jul 2019

    It has been a challenging year for the Crossrail project. Since August 2018 when Crossrail Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL), announced that the opening of the Elizabeth line through central London would be delayed, the project has been fully reviewed and reset. Crossrail Ltd, TfL and the Department for Transport (DfT) have taken significant action in response to...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Freight 22 Jul 2019

    Ahead of letting the freight contracts in December 2018, the Department undertook all relevant value for money assessments and clearances, in line with good practice. As part of the procurement process, price benchmarking was undertaken to ensure contracted prices for Government were commensurate with market rates.

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.20% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2043 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

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, Surrey KT17 4NL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: constituency civic reception, approximate value £9,000

Date of receipt: 11 June 2019

Date of acceptance: 11 June 2019

Donor status: building society, registration 206080

(Registered 11 June 2019; updated 21 June 2019)
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: Epsom Downs Racecourse
Address of donor: Surrey KT18 5LQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two racecourse passes and hospitality at the Epsom Derby, approximate value £600 in total

Date of receipt: 1 June 2019

Date of acceptance: 1 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 01752969

(Registered 03 June 2019)
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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