Ian Liddell-Grainger

MP, Bridgwater and West Somerset

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Bridgwater and West Somerset Conservative

Ian Liddell-Grainger’s voting in Parliament

Ian Liddell-Grainger is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Ian Liddell-Grainger sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ian Liddell-Grainger generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Ian Liddell-Grainger has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 8 Mar 2018

    As we are aware, we have just approved more housing to be built in this country, and we can all say, “Yes, that’s good.” However, I could name councils—I will not do so this time—that have used private companies and estate agents to further their aims. My council, West Somerset Council, is being dragged into such a situation. May we have a debate on making sure...
  • Business of the House 1 Mar 2018

    Last Monday, the Government approved the go-ahead for Christchurch Council to be amalgamated with other Dorset councils. There was a referendum. I am not getting that in my constituency, which wants a referendum to decide the future of its council. We are being ignored. Democracy is being ignored. Could we please have a debate in this place on the protection of democracy in local councils?
  • Business of the House 22 Feb 2018

    I am not even going to try to follow that one, Mr Speaker. I have just received a report from Data Diligence, which my right hon. Friend will know about, because it pointed out the wrongdoings of Northamptonshire County Council. It has just sent me a report to prove that Taunton Deane Borough Council has been hiding money for years, in financial misprudence. May we please have a debate on...

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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
  • Parrett Catchment Project
  • Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Probation Service

Currently held offices

  • Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Jill Liddell-Grainger, as Parliamentary Assistant.

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