Greg Knight

Conservative MP for East Yorkshire

@gregknightmp

Greg Knight’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Greg Knight sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Greg Knight generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Greg Knight has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Community Speedwatch 9 Sep 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the level of resources allocated to community speed watch schemes; how many of those schemes have been set up in each police force area; what assessment he has made of the value for money of those schemes; and if he will make a statement.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motorways 9 Sep 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to give advance warning to motorists of lane closures and delays on motorways; and if he will make a statement.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Theft 9 Sep 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many thefts of passenger property on the rail network went unresolved over the last 12 months for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement.

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Conservative MP for East Yorkshire

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Derby North

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Topics of interest

Greg Knight campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Transport
  • Prisons
  • M1
  • Motorways
  • Speed Limits: Cameras
  • Prison Service

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (14 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Government Whip (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) (15 Jun 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (20 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (17 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Administration Committee (15 May 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (9 Nov 2005 to 17 Oct 2012)
  • Chair, Procedure Committee (9 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (13 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 9 Nov 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (2 Oct 2003 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (3 Mar 2003 to 1 Oct 2003)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (19 Jul 2001 to 8 Sep 2003)
  • Minister of State (Energy and Industry) (5 Jul 1996 to 1 May 1997)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (10 Jun 1993 to 24 Jul 1996)
  • Deputy Chief Whip and Treasurer (7 Jun 1993 to 22 Jul 1996)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (1 Apr 1993 to 3 Apr 1996)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): Accomodation & Administration Sub-Committee (13 Feb 1991 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee (12 Feb 1991 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): New Building Sub-Committee (12 Feb 1991 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Government Whip (28 Nov 1990 to 27 May 1993)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (28 Jul 1989 to 25 Jul 1990)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 January 2019, retained as an adviser on by Cambridge and Counties Bank Ltd of 5B New Walk, Leicester LE1 6TE, at an annual fee of £16,000 payable monthly in arrears. I provide general business and public relations advice. Hours: expected to average 9 hrs per month. The first payment of £1,333.33 was received on 8 February 2019. (Registered 27 February 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: UK Music 2009 Ltd
Address of donor: Savoy Hill House, 7-10 Savoy Hill, London WC2R 0BU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to a Stevie Wonder concert at Hyde Park, London, plus hospitality, total value £533.90

Date received: 6 July 2019

Date accepted: 6 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03245288

(Registered 23 July 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 13 February 2013)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Janet Knight, as Parliamentary Assistant.

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