Geoffrey Cox

MP, Torridge and West Devon

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Torridge and West Devon Conservative

Geoffrey Cox’s voting in Parliament

Geoffrey Cox is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Geoffrey Cox sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Geoffrey Cox generally voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Geoffrey Cox has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children 31 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many children she plans to resettle in the UK under the Dubs amendment in the next six months.
  • Unaccompanied Children (Greece and Italy) 23 Feb 2017

    Some 30,000 unaccompanied children entered Greece and Italy last year. Are we simply to leave them there, while this great country, which for hundreds of years has had a tradition of offering asylum to those fleeing persecution, stands back and washes its hands of their fate? I do not believe that it is in the interests of this country, of its international reputation or of its moral sense of...
  • Unaccompanied Children (Greece and Italy) 23 Feb 2017

    I agree with the right hon. Lady, but let us leave aside arguments of conscience and compassion. Let us concentrate on our legal obligations. I say that to the hon. Lady not because I disavow or seek to reduce the importance of the moral arguments, but because moral arguments do not always appear in the same light to everybody. The arguments about the push and pull factors that are sometimes...

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Conservative MP for Torridge and West Devon

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

Geoffrey Cox campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Trade and Industry
  • Department of Health
  • Dentistry
  • Turbines: Health Hazards
  • Secure Training Centres: Restraint Techniques
  • Environmental Stewardship Scheme
  • Wind Power: Planning Permission

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Standards (9 Sep 2015 to 28 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (11 Dec 2006 to 6 May 2010)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Practice at the Bar of England and Wales. All earnings in this capacity were received subject to a deduction of 13.5% for the costs of my chambers.
Messrs. Janes, solicitors. Address: 17 Waterloo Place, London SW17 4AR.
28 July 2016, received £64,150 for legal services provided between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2015. Hours: 320 hrs approx. (Registered 04 August 2016)
31 August 2016, received £43,306 plus VAT for legal services provided between 11 December 2012 and 11 January 2016. Hours: 250 hrs approx. (Registered 02 September 2016)
2 November 2016, received £5,950 plus VAT for legal services provided between 1 and 31 August 2016. Hours: 12 hrs approx. (Registered 21 November 2016)
14 February 2017, received £3,600 for legal services provided between 22 December 2016 and 1 February 2017. Hours: 6 hrs approx. (Registered 10 March 2017)
Messrs. Travers, Thorp, Alberga, Attorneys. Address: Harbour Place, 2nd Floor, PO Box 472, 103 South Church Street, Grand Cayman KY1 1106.
15 August 2016, received £35,000 for legal services provided between 1 January 2016 and 28 July 2016. Hours: 50 hrs approx. (Registered 02 September 2016)
3 April 2017, received £7,993 for legal services provided between 1 February and 31 March 2017. Hours: 15 hrs approx. (Registered 25 April 2017)
Messrs Royds LLP, 65 Carter Lane, London EC4V 5HF.
4 November 2016, received £12,500 for legal services provided between 22 April 2016 and 20 June 2016. Hours: 24 hrs approx. (Registered 21 November 2016)
The Khan Partnership LLP. Address: 48-48 Russell Square, London WC1B 4 JP.
31 May 2017, received £3,600 for legal services provided between 1 April 2017 and 24 May 2017. Hours: 6 hrs approx. (Registered 27 June 2017)
Messrs. CGS Legal, Northumberland House, 8th Floor, 303-306 High Holborn, London WC1V 7JZ.
14 July 2016, received £73,333 for legal services provided between 1 December 2015 and 30 July 2016. Hours: 100 hrs approx. (Registered 04 August 2016)
1 November 2016, received £22,500 for legal services provided between 20 January 2016 and 19 October 2016. Hours: 40 hrs approx. (Registered 21 November 2016)
15 April 2017, received £27,000 for legal services provided between 1 September and 31 October 2016. Hours: 50 hrs approx. (Registered 25 April 2017)
Payments from Harley Solicitors, 64 Harley St, London W1G 7HB.
15 August 2016, received £1,341.67 plus VAT for legal services provided between 20 and 27 September 2015. Hours: 2 hrs approx. (Registered 02 September 2016)
5 October 2016, received £1,233.33 plus VAT for legal services provided between 20 August 2015 and 24 September 2015. Hours: 2 hrs approx. (Registered 19 October 2016)
28 April 2017, received £825 for legal services provided between 22 and 24 September 2015. Hours: 2 hrs approx. (Registered 27 June 2017)
31 August 2016, received £11,000 plus VAT from Messrs Allen Overy, One Bishops Square, London E1 6AD, for legal services provided between 29 April 2016 and 15 August 2016. Hours: 15 hrs approx. (Registered 02 September 2016)
30 September 2016, received £6,000 plus VAT from Lycamobile UK Ltd, 3rd Floor, Walbrook Building, 195 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SG, for legal services provided between 13 April 2016 and 9 June 2016. Hours: 8 hrs approx. (Registered 19 October 2016)
Payments from Messrs HMA, Unit 5.08, E1 Business Centre, 7 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1DU.
30 September 2016 and 15 October 2016, received £19,982.50 and £14,982.50 respectively, £34,965 in total, for work undertaken between 7 April 2016 and 29 September 2016. Hours: 40 hrs approx. (Registered 19 October 2016)
Payments from Bachubhai Munim & Co Advocates & Solicitors, 312, Tulsiani Chambers, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021. (Registered 21 November 2016)
3 November 2016, received £33,125 for legal services provided between 12 May 2016 and 8 September 2016. Hours: 45 hrs approx. (Registered 21 November 2016)
15 January 2017, received £123,750 for legal services provided between 12 January and 12 June 2017. Hours: 200 hrs approx. (Registered 07 February 2017; updated 27 June 2017)
28 February 2017, received £31,875 for legal services provided between 26 September 2016 and 6 January 2017. Hours: 50 hrs approx. (Registered 10 March 2017)
12 June 2017, received £111,375 for work undertaken between 6 January 2017 and 12 June 2017 and continuing. Hours: 50 hrs (to date). (Registered 27 June 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Andrew Bedford
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 June 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Cottage and farmland in West Devon: (i) and (ii).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Thomas More International Ltd; international law firm. (Registered 05 June 2015)
Thomas More Property Holdings Ltd; property holding company. (Registered 05 June 2015)

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