Andrew Mitchell

Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (Minister for Development)

Former Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

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Andrew Mitchell is a former MP for Sutton Coldfield.

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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 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Gedling


Topics of interest

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

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

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (Minister for Development) (since 25 Oct 2022)
  • Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (Minister for Development and Africa) (since 25 Oct 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and International Committee of the Red Cross (Status) Bill (28 Feb 2024 to 28 Feb 2024)
  • 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)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: Humanitarian Aid 24 May 2024

    We committed over £100 million in 2023-24. This funding was mainly allocated and delivered through partners; for example: £8.25 million to the World Food Programme, £13.75 million to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Pooled Fund, £7.75 million to the Red Cross/Crescent Movement, £12.22 million to UNICEF, £2.75 million to Emergency Health Response, £1.35 million...
  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sudan: United Arab Emirates 24 May 2024

    In our engagement with all international partners, we emphasise the importance of refraining from actions that prolong the conflict. To this end, we welcome reported plans to restart talks in Jeddah in the coming weeks, with the involvement of the UAE alongside Egypt and African representation. The UK continues to work with a range of partners to end hostilities, allow safe unhindered...
  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: UNRWA 24 May 2024

    The UK takes allegations of neutrality violations extremely seriously. With regards to this specific incident, UNRWA has said that while it cannot verify the authenticity or the content of this video, it is likely that it is from an UNRWA warehouse in Rafah that was evacuated during the week of 6 May following forced displacement orders from the Israeli authorities. UNRWA has condemned the...

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