Andrew Mitchell

Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

Andrew Mitchell’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

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  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [5th Allotted Day] 9 Jan 2019

    I draw the House’s attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. We have just heard two heavyweight and extremely important speeches from the two Front Benches. I congratulate the new—he is not really new anymore—Brexit Secretary on his grip on the extraordinary complexity of detail that he so evidently demonstrated at the Dispatch Box. I have only rarely...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [5th Allotted Day] 9 Jan 2019

    The hon. Gentleman makes a good point, but the point I am making is that the absolute importance of an open border in Northern Ireland—indeed, it is enshrined in an internationally lodged treaty—seems to me to be completely unexceptional. The second reason I cannot support the deal is that, far from settling matters, it enshrines or embeds the conflicts and divisions that have so...
  • NHS Long-Term Plan: Migrant Crossings 7 Jan 2019

    The heart-rending plight of those caught out in the channel, often having placed themselves in the hands of the modern-day equivalent of the slave trader, rightly worries us all, but surely the Home Secretary is right that, inevitably, nearly all of them will not be correctly classified as asylum seekers under the Dublin convention. Is it not clear that the closest possible co-operation with...

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Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

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

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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: 7 Jan 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)
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 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 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)
4. Visits outside the UK
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)
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)
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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