Andrew Mitchell

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

Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Zimbabwe: Sanctions 25 Nov 2022

    The UK does not have economic sanctions on Zimbabwe. The UK has targeted sanctions on five Zimbabwean individuals to hold them to account for serious human rights violations and corruption. These sanctions do not target, and specifically seek to avoid impact on, the wider economy and the people of Zimbabwe. Therefore we assess that UK sanctions do not impact the healthcare sector or energy...
  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid: Armed Conflict 25 Nov 2022

    Official statistics on the UK Government's bilateral Official Development Assistance broken down by recipient country (including fragile and conflict affected states (FCAS)), is published annually in Statistics on International Development which is available online on GOV.uk. As set out in the International Development Strategy, HMG will target its work in FCAS, including ensuring our work...
  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences 25 Nov 2022

    The Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) remains a top priority for the UK Government. Since 2012, the FCDO has allocated over £50 million to PSVI-related activities. The UK committed £2.6 million in FY 20-21 and £4.2 million in FY 21-22 to the PSVI. On 28 November at the PSVI International Conference, the Foreign Secretary will announce a new PSVI Strategy and...

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Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield

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

Also represented Gedling

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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)
  • Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Afghanistan
  • Burma: Overseas Aid

Currently held offices

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

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)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Nov 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 31 December 2021, senior adviser to Investec, 2 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7QP. Remuneration of £12,000 plus VAT a year, with a time commitment of approximately two days a year, from 1 July 2018. (Registered 07 October 2013; updated 07 December 2015, 24 July 2018 and 24 December 2021)
Until 25 October 2022, 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, 17 May 2018 and 07 November 2022)
From 1 November 2016 until 31 December 2021, consultant with Ernst & Young, 1 More London Place, London SE1 2AF. Remuneration: £30,000 plus VAT a year, in return for up to five days' work. (Registered 1 November 2016; updated 05 September 2018 and 24 December 2021)
From 18 March 2019 until 25 October 2022, 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 received £15,000 plus VAT a year, plus commission for introducing any new business. (Registered 01 April 2019; updated 14 August 2019 and 07 November 2022)
From 3 March 2020 until 25 October 2022, senior adviser on African matters to SouthBridge, an investment bank providing pan-African financial and advisory solutions for clients across Africa, of PCD Tower 11th floor KN 67 Street, Kigali, Rwanda. Remuneration of £39,600 (which included withholding tax), in return for a commitment of nine days a year. (Registered 09 March 2022; updated 07 November 2022)
From 3 March 2020 until 25 October 2022, senior adviser to Kingsley Capital Partners (a private equity and venture capital firm), 1 Maddox Street, London W1S 2PZ. In addition to the remuneration listed below, I received shares in Equinox International Holdings Ltd amounting to 0.5% at an estimated value of approx. £130,000 ($150,000); and shares in Himalayan Ventures Limited amounting to 0.25% at an estimated maximum value of £12,500. Hours: 8 days a year. (Registered 12 March 2020; updated 20 August 2021, 07 November 2022 and 14 November 2022)
20 August 2021, in addition to those listed above, I received shares in Equinox International Holdings Ltd amounting to 0.5% at an estimated value of approx. £130,000 ($150,000). Hours: none in addition to those listed above. (Registered 20 August 2021; updated 24 December 2021 and 14 November 2022)
From 1 March 2022 until 25 October 2022, I received £12,500 plus VAT each financial quarter. Hours: none in addition to those listed above. (Registered 19 April 2022; updated 07 November 2022)
Payments received from Biteback Publishing, 21 Marina Court, Castle Street, Hull HU1 1TJ, via AM Heath & Co Ltd, 5 Warwick Court, London WC1R 5DJ:
30 November 2021, received an additional interim payment of £1,630.68. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 December 2021)
1 August 2022, received an interim sales payment of £3,508.81. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 17 August 2022)
16 August 2022, received an interim sales payment of £875.12. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 17 August 2022)
25 July 2022, received £150 from Hexham Book Festival, Attic Office, Queen's Hall, Beaumont St, Hexham NE46 3LS, for speaking at the Festival on 10 June 2022. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 August 2022)
24 August 2022, received £150 from Buxton International Festival, 3 The Square, Buxton SK17 6 KZ, for speaking at the Festival on 22 July 2022. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 01 September 2022)
22 September 2022, received £334.86 from Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP, for an article published on 6 September 2022. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 22 September 2022)
From 26 September 2022 until 25 October 2022, a member of the Inquiry Commission into the treatment of Zhanbolat Mamay in the Republic of Kazakhstan. I have taken no fee but these would have been received from Bindmans LLP, 236 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB. (Registered 06 October 2022; updated 07 November 2022)
14 October 2022, received £150 from Henley Literary Festival, Kings Arms Barn, Henley on Thames RG9 2DG, for speaking at their festival on 5 October 2022. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 November 2022)
24 October 2022, received £150 from Isle of Wight Literary Festival, Northwood House, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 8AZ, for speaking at their festival on 9 October 2022. Hours: 1 hrs. (Registered 14 November 2022)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Euro Packaging UK Ltd
Address of donor: 20 Brickfield Road, Yardley, Birmingham B25 8HE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support local election campaigning

Donor status: company, registration 7012425

(Registered 01 November 2021)
Name of donor: Douglas Robertson Wright
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support local election campaigning

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 December 2021)
Name of donor: Lady Heidi Ellis
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 to support the Sutton Coldfield conservative association

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 May 2022)
Name of donor: Power Minerals
Address of donor: Wrens Court, 46 South Parade, Sutton Coldfield B72 1QY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Office space provided to my local association between 25 May 2022 and 24 May 2023, of which I have the use, total value £29,103.96

Donor status: company, registration 06715071

(Registered 04 August 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Suburban Inns Ltd
Address of donor: C/O Baldwins Holdings Ltd, Ventura Park Road, Tamworth B78 3HL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Accommodation for three nights for me and a member of staff during the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, total value £1,260

Date received: 2-5 October 2022

Date accepted: 2 October 2022

Donor status: company, registration 12528764

(Registered 19 October 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) African Development Bank (2) Rwanda Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Address of donor: (1) Avenue Joseph Anoma, 01 BP 1387 Abidjan 01, Côte d’Ivoire (2) P.O. Box 179 Kigali

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Transport (flights and rail) and accommodation, total value £4,338 (2) Occasional use of a government car in Kigali, estimated value £100

Destination of visit: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire and Kigali, Rwanda

Dates of visit: 12-22 February 2022

Purpose of visit: (1) Côte d’Ivoire, discussions on international development and business, (2) Rwanda, business (non-parliamentary).

(Registered 03 March 2022)
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, accommodation and incidentals, total value £5,538

Destination of visit: Ghana

Dates of visit: 25-26 May 2022

Purpose of visit: Attending the half-year meeting of the African Development Bank in Accra.

(Registered 20 June 2022)
Name of donor: Government of Rwanda
Address of donor: Kigali, Rwanda

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel accommodation, flight upgrade and transport, total value £2,500

Destination of visit: Rwanda

Dates of visit: 23-24 June 2022

Purpose of visit: To speak at the investment conference as part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.

(Registered 12 July 2022)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
From 20 August 2021, Equinox International Holdings Limited (life sciences), held and managed by Kingsley Capital Partners. (Registered 14 November 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 October 2017 until 25 October 2022, senior adviser to the African Development Bank, Avenue Lamblin, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. I devoted approximately five days a year to this role and waived the fee, receiving instead a nominal payment of £1 a year. (Registered 24 February 2022; updated 07 November 2022)

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