Andrew Mitchell

Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

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: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 25 Jun 2019

    Many of us hope that my right hon. Friend will continue his brilliant work as Foreign Secretary for many years to come, but may I take him back to his earlier remarks about Sudan and the present position of the long-suffering people of Sudan? Will he ensure that the British Government do all they can to make certain that, in line with the International Criminal Court indictment of General...
  • Export Licences: High Court Judgment 20 Jun 2019

    I have some sympathy with the position that my right hon. Friend has set out the Dispatch Box today. He will recall that I have had, to say the least, the most profound reservations over the past three or four years about the Government’s policy in respect of what is happening in Yemen. However, he will also know that I have never called for an arms embargo for the simple reason that it...
  • Syria: Civilians in Idlib 18 Jun 2019

    Thank you, Mr Speaker, for granting this urgent question, and I thank too the hon. Member for Wirral South (Alison McGovern), my co-chair of the all-party group on Syria. The much respected and senior British military officer Colonel Hamish de Bretton-Gordon has just returned from Idlib where he is an adviser to the Idlib health directorate and he says this today: “Nearly 700 civilians...

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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
  • Home Office
  • Health
  • Burma
  • Initiatives (Funding)
  • Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Afghanistan
  • Burma: Overseas Aid

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: 3 Jun 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice, senior adviser to Investec, 2 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7QP. Remuneration of £12,000 plus VAT a year, with an expected time commitment of approximately two days a year, from 1 July 2018. (Registered 07 October 2013; updated 07 December 2015 and 24 July 2018)
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)
From 1 November 2016, consultant with Ernst & Young, 1 More London Place, London SE1 2AF. Expected remuneration: £30,000 plus VAT a year, in return for up to 5 days work. (Registered 1 November 2016; updated 05 September 2018)
From 1 July 2017, Senior Adviser 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. Role suspended from 31 March 2019. (Registered 5 July 2017; updated 01 April 2019)
From 18 March 2019 until further notice, adviser providing general business advice to Arch Emerging Partners Ltd, 48 Dover St, London W15 4FF, investment managers. In return for 2.5 days' work, I receive £15,500 plus VAT a year, plus commission for introducing any new business. (Registered 01 April 2019)
From 10 April 2019, senior adviser providing strategic business advice to Globalvoice A/S, address P O Box 1098, 3001 Drammen, Norway. I will receive £24,000 (half payable in advance) for four days work, after which this agreement will expire. (Registered 10 April 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Regional Centre for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)
Address of donor: Hydro Power Building, Block 11, Piece 15, Melsa District, Ard El Golf, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £2,018.80 and two nights' accommodation £235.20; total value £2,254.30

Destination of visit: Cairo, Egypt

Dates of visit: 6-8 August 2018

Purpose of visit: Business discussions.

(Registered 14 August 2018)
Name of donor: The Kennedy School, Harvard
Address of donor: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights costing £710.89 and accommodation costing £665.35; £1,376.23 in total

Destination of visit: Boston, Massachusetts

Dates of visit: 3-5 October 2018

Purpose of visit: To give lectures as a visiting Fellow.

(Registered 24 October 2018)
Name of donor: Peking University
Address of donor: Division for Exchange Programs, Office of International Relations, Peking University, Beijing 100871

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights costing £10,697.66 and accommodation costing £481.52; £11,179.18 in total

Destination of visit: Beijing, China

Dates of visit: 25-26 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Visit as visiting Fellow of International Development Dept of Peking University.

(Registered 25 October 2018)
Name of donor: The Kennedy School, Harvard
Address of donor: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights costing £763 and accommodation costing £547; £1,181 in total

Destination of visit: Boston, Massachusetts

Dates of visit: 20-22 February 2019

Purpose of visit: To give lectures as a visiting Fellow.

(Registered 26 February 2019)
Name of donor: African Development Bank
Address of donor: Avenue Joseph Anoma, 01 BP 1387 Abidjan 01, Côte d’Ivoire

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £1,950; hotel costing £365; £2,315 in total

Destination of visit: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Dates of visit: 4-6 April 2019

Purpose of visit: commercial discussions (non-parliamentary).

(Registered 15 April 2019)
Name of donor: (1) Cambridge University UK; (2) Tsinghua China
Address of donor: (1) Jesus College Cambridge, CB5 8BL; (2) 30 Shuangqing Road, Haidian Qu, Beijing Shi, China 100091

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) flights costing £4,781.82; (2) hotel accommodation costing £164

Destination of visit: Beijing, China

Dates of visit: 26 to 28 April 2019

Purpose of visit: to lecture at the 28th Wangshou forum.

(Registered 21 May 2019)
Name of donor: Rwandan Government
Address of donor: Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Rwanda, B.P. 23, Kigali, Rwanda

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £4,378.46; hotel accommodation costing £713.64; £5,092.10 in total

Destination of visit: Nyakinama, Musanze, Rwanda

Dates of visit: 12-15 May 2019

Purpose of visit: To speak at the annual National Security Symposium on Contemporary Security Challenges: The African Perspective.

(Registered 21 May 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 October 2017 to 31 January 2020, 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 receive a nominal payment of £1 a year. (Registered 09 October 2017; updated 28 February 2019)

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