Andrew Mitchell

MP, Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield Conservative

Andrew Mitchell’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Andrew Mitchell voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 5 Jun 2018

    International Development: Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector. 10:00 am; Room 18, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Sarah Blakemore, Director, Keeping Children Safe Paula Donovan, Co-Director, AIDS-Free World and its Code Blue Campaign Natalie Samarasinghe, Executive Director, UNA-UK Rt Hon Clare Short, Former Secretary of State for International Development Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP, Former Secretary of State for International Development
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hospices 21 May 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an estimate of the financial effect of the proposed NHS pay increases on voluntary sector hospices.
  • Belhaj and Boudchar: Litigation Update 10 May 2018

    My right hon. and learned Friend has done exactly the right thing today and has cleared up a disgraceful incident, which was of course not of this Government’s making. He has also underlined the debt that we owe to the men and women of the security and intelligence services, who almost always conduct themselves with complete propriety and effectiveness. The lesson from all this is...

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Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

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Topics of interest

Andrew Mitchell campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Home Office
  • Burma
  • Initiatives (Funding)
  • Burma: Overseas Aid
  • Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Afghanistan

Other offices held in the past

  • Chief Whip (4 Sep 2012 to 19 Oct 2012)
  • The Secretary of State for International Development (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (20 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 Sep 2004 to 20 May 2005)
  • Member, Draft Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (29 Apr 2004 to 15 Sep 2004)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (10 Nov 2003 to 10 Sep 2004)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (4 Dec 2002 to 22 Jan 2004)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 6 May 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (6 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • Government Whip (20 Jul 1994 to 6 Jul 1995)
  • Member, Members' Interests Committee (20 Jun 1994 to 17 Jul 1995)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1992 to 1 Jul 1993)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (11 Jan 1992 to 20 Jul 1994)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice, senior adviser to Investec, 2 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7QP. Remuneration of £15,000 plus VAT a quarter, with an expected time commitment of one to two days a quarter, from December 2015. (Registered 7 October 2013; updated 7 December 2015)
Until further notice, senior adviser to Montrose Associates, 97, Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE; strategic consultancy. Remuneration of £9,000 plus VAT a quarter with an expected time commitment of two days a quarter from 1 May 2018. (Registered 23 October 2014; updated 07 December 2015 and 17 May 2018)
25 May 2018, received bonus payment of £4,000 plus VAT. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 29 May 2018)
From 1 November 2016, consultant with Ernst & Young, 1 More London Place, London SE1 2AF. Expected remuneration: £30,000 a year, in return for up to 5 days work. (Registered 01 November 2016)
Payments for articles from Guardian Newspapers, Kings Place, 90 York Road, London N1 9GU:
3 March 2016, received £310 for one article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 June 2017)
Payments for articles from Associated Newspapers Ltd, 2 Derry St, London W8 5TT:
4 May 2017, received £1,800 for two articles. Hour: 6 hrs in total. (Registered 23 June 2017)
From 1 July 2017, Senior Advisor to UK Global Health Care Ltd, 1 Harley Street, London W1G 9QD. Remuneration: £30,000 a year plus VAT, in return for 5 days work. (Registered 05 July 2017)
5 February 2018, received £800 plus VAT for an article from the Mail on Sunday, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 05 February 2018)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sir Doug Ellis
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £33,000, being one third of a larger donation. The other two thirds of the donation were sent to Project Umubano, the Conservative Party's Social Action project in Rwanda, and to the Conservative Party's General Election Campaign.

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 June 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: African Development Bank
Address of donor: Avenue Lamblin, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

Destination of visit: Abidjan

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Flights costing £3,000 and accommodation costing £170; £3,170 in total

Dates of visit: 30 July - 2 August 2017

Purpose of visit: commercial discussions (non-parliamentary)

(Registered 25 August 2017)
Name of donor: Remembering Srebrenica
Address of donor: 2nd Floor Newland House, 137 - 139 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8UA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): for myself and my wife, flights costing £798; accommodation, transport etc. costing £419.33; £1,217.33 in total

Destination of visit: Bosnia

Dates of visit: 4-6 January 2018

Purpose of visit: Lessons Learned from Srebrenica delegation.

(Registered 17 January 2018)
Name of donor: The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Address of donor: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Airfare costing £6,132.11; hotel, transport etc. costing £497.56; £6,629.67 in total

Destination of visit: Riyadh

Dates of visit: 13-15 January 2018

Purpose of visit: Meetings with the Government of Saudi Arabia about the situation in Yemen.

(Registered 17 January 2018)
Name of donor: The Kennedy School, Harvard
Address of donor: Cambridge Massachusetts

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Two night’s hotel accommodation, value £455 in total

Destination of visit: Harvard University

Dates of visit: 17-19 October 2017

Purpose of visit: To deliver a lecture on International Development.

(Registered 06 February 2018)
Name of donor: the Desmond Tutu Foundation (Fellow since 27 July 2017)
Address of donor: The Tutu Foundation UK, 32 Grove Street, Oxford, OX2 7JT

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights between Harare and Bulawayo, 2 nights’ accommodation and taxis, total value £876

Destination of visit: Zimbabwe

Dates of visit: 11-13 April 2018

Purpose of visit: To assess the nature of political change in Zimbabwe.

(Registered 03 May 2018)
Name of donor: SA Link
Address of donor: Greenstone Hill, Lethabong, South Africa

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flight from Johannesburg to St Helena, value £859.10

Destination of visit: St Helena

Dates of visit: 14-15 April 2018

Purpose of visit: To visit the Island of St Helena as Chairman of the St Helena APPG.

(Registered 03 May 2018)
Name of donor: The Kennedy School, Harvard (Visiting Fellow since 1 March 2018)
Address of donor: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights costing £2,090.67 and accommodation costing £212.30; £2,302.97 in total

Destination of visit: Harvard University

Dates of visit: 17-18 April 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend the Annual Global Empowerment Meeting.

(Registered 03 May 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 October 2017 to 31 January 2019, senior adviser to the African Development Bank, Avenue Lamblin, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. I expect to devote 5 days a year to this role. I have waived the fee and will receive a nominal payment of £1. (Registered 09 October 2017)

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