Andrew Mitchell

Former MP, Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield Conservative

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  • Yemen 28 Mar 2017

    Will my right hon. Friend give way?
  • Yemen 28 Mar 2017

    I should make it absolutely clear that no one regards al-Qaeda with greater abhorrence than me. The point I was making was that in this particular conflict there are some very uneasy alliances against the Houthis.
  • Yemen 28 Mar 2017

    To be absolutely clear, the Saudis are preventing the replacement cranes from getting into Hudaydah, in spite of the fact that the Department for International Development urgently needs these cranes in order to unload vessels carrying aid, medicine and food.

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Former Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for 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
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • 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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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Andrew Mitchell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 70.02% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 120 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 599 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

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 15 June 2016, a member of the Advisory Board of the Foundation, 82 Dean St, London W1D 3SP; a growth and innovation consultancy. Remuneration: £3,000 a day, with an expected time commitment of 6 days a year from February 2013. Final payment received on 1 September 2015. (Registered 6 March 2013; updated 6 June 2016)
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 to four days a quarter, from September 2015. (Updated 7 December 2015)
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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The One Campaign
Address of donor: 151 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1F 8WE

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation £465; taxis and hotel £204; total £669

Destination of visit: Copenhagen, Denmark

Date of visit: 17-18 May 2016

Purpose of visit: Panellist & speaker for a seminar hosted by the ONE campaign at the Women Deliver 2016 Global Conference. In addition, I held meetings with Danish Members of Parliament to discuss issues pertaining to global developments and the conference.

(Registered 06 June 2016)
Name of donor: Oxfam GB
Address of donor: Oxfam House, John Smith Drive, Cowley, Oxford, OX4 2JY

Estimate of probable value (or amount of any donation): Reimbursement in February 2017 of £1,088.07 to cover flights and £1,057.75 to cover incidentals including security; £2,145.82 in total

Destination of visit: Yemen

Date(s) of visit: 7 – 12 January 2017

Purpose of visit: To highlight the ongoing humanitarian situation in Yemen and to encourage greater visibility of the conflict in the media and in political discussions.

(Registered 28 February 2017)
Name of donor: Centre for Strategic and International Studies
Address of donor: 1616 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington DC 20036

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For me and my wife, flights costing £19,343.80; hotel accommodation costing £1,545; incidentals (visas, taxis and disbursements) valued at £268.72; £21,157.52 in total

Destination of visit: Washington DC

Dates of visit: 2-4 April 2017

Purpose of visit: Meetings on international development with Senate and Congress.

(Registered 02 May 2017)

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