Ian Liddell-Grainger

Conservative MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 22 Feb 2024

    Thank you, Mr Speaker; it is good to see you in the Chair. May we have a debate on rogue councils? Mid Devon District Council, which I have talked about many times, has now threatened its former leaders—other parties as well—with legal action for disputing what has gone on with the 3 Rivers development. There has been a lack of scrutiny and a lack of accountability. This is millions of...
  • Somerset Council: Funding and Governance 30 Jan 2024

    I always find—my hon. Friend the Member for Yeovil (Mr Fysh), the Minister and you, Mr Pritchard, all know this—that the best speeches in this place are the ones that you write yourself, and not the ones you deliver in parrot fashion after they have been written by someone else. As my hon. Friend said, in the last few months we have worked together to try to solve this problem. Let us...
  • Somerset Council: Funding and Governance 30 Jan 2024

    Yes, I know. I do apologise. Minister, we need to sort this now, and that conversation is crucial. We need to keep this going as much as we can. We need to take it forward in the constructive way in which it has been dealt with so far. I am one of the worst offenders in this place for taking it to the lowest common denominator and attacking everybody, but this is a time when we cannot do...

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Conservative MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Bridgwater

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Topics of interest

We don't know whether Ian Liddell-Grainger campaigned to leave, or stay in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Paye
  • Local Government: Somerset
  • Parrett Catchment Project
  • Heathrow Airport: Security
  • Asylum Seekers

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Development Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Pension Schemes (Conversion of Guaranteed Minimum Pensions) Bill Committee (26 Jan 2022 to 2 Feb 2022)
  • Member, Business and Trade Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art ( 1 Jul 2015 to 19 Dec 2016)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (18 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee ( 5 Dec 2005 to 13 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (13 Jul 2005 to 5 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (15 Dec 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee ( 2 Dec 2002 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 6 May 2010)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Progressive Policy Institute
Address of donor: 1156 15th Street, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£8,244.60) and hotels (£4.089.90), total value £12,334.50
Destination of visit: Ottawa and Washington DC
Dates of visit: 22-29 October 2023
Purpose of visit: To meet with Canadian Parliamentarians and others in Ottawa and US Senators and others in Washington DC to talk about energy, taxation and other related matters.
(Registered 24 November 2023)
Name of donor: Upson Technology Group
Address of donor: 3 Silverway Drive, Herndon, Virginia, 20170, USA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£3,980), car service (£158) and accommodation (£668), total value £4,806
Destination of visit: Las Vegas, USA
Dates of visit: 5-10 January 2024
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at EDGE24 (formerly known as the CES Government Conference).
(Registered 06 February 2024)
8. Miscellaneous
From 2005, a member of the Executive Committee of the British Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 30 November 2023)
From April 2021 Vice Chair, and from August 2022, Chair of the International Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 30 November 2023)
From 2005, Member of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK Branch). This is an unpaid role. (Registered 30 November 2023)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Jill Liddell-Grainger, as Parliamentary Assistant.

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