Ian Liddell-Grainger

Former MP, Bridgwater and West Somerset

Bridgwater and West Somerset Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 23 Feb 2017

    My right hon. Friend will agree that corruption in local government is totally unacceptable. May we have an urgent debate on this subject? The Serious Fraud Office is investigating a multimillion pound council tax scam by Taunton Deane Borough Council and its officers. The leader of the council is also under fire for failing to declare a conflict of interest and his links with well known...
  • Public Bill Committee: Kew Gardens (Leases) Bill: Power to grant a lease in respect of land at Kew Gardens 22 Feb 2017

    This debate has been very useful indeed. I thank the hon. Member for North Tyneside for her kind words. I think that John Wood of Oxford hit it on the head in saying that the importance of this incredible place needs to be protected not just now, but for the future. My hon. Friend the Member for The Cotswolds, who is a surveyor, and the hon. Member for Wolverhampton South West, who is a...
  • Public Bill Committee: Kew Gardens (Leases) Bill: Power to grant a lease in respect of land at Kew Gardens 22 Feb 2017

    I thank my hon. Friend for that. He is a surveyor and is holding my feet to the fire—rightly so. Having talked to my hon. Friend the Minister, the power is for 150 years with the opportunity to renew in 150 years’ time. The explanatory notes also mention “allowing leases up to 150 years.”

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Former Conservative MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Bridgwater

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Topics of interest

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  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Paye
  • Parrett Catchment Project
  • Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Probation Service

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)

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ian Liddell-Grainger’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.09% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 14–15 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 155 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 249 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

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

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