Geoffrey Cox

The Attorney-General

Conservative MP for Torridge and West Devon

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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 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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

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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

Currently held offices

  • The Attorney-General (since 9 Jul 2018)

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: 21 Jan 2019.

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.
Payments from Messrs. Janes, solicitors. Address: 17 Waterloo Place, London SW17 4AR:
31 December 2017, received £3,000 for legal services provided between 4 and 7 November 2017. Hours: 5 hrs approx. (Registered 09 January 2018)
31 January 2018, received £5,000 for legal services provided between 1 December 2017 and 31 January 2018. Hours: 8 hrs approx. (Registered 23 February 2018)
16 May 2018, received £4,500 plus VAT for legal services provided between 1 September 2017 and 31 May 2018. Hours: 9 hrs approx. (Registered 13 June 2018)
13 June 2018, received £5,750 plus VAT for legal services provided between 14 March and 22 May 2018. Hours: 10 hrs approx. (Registered 13 June 2018)
Payments from Messrs. Travers, Thorp, Alberga, Attorneys. Address: Harbour Place, 2nd Floor, PO Box 472, 103 South Church Street, Grand Cayman KY1 1106:
5 February 2018, received £40,000 for legal services provided between 1 September 2017 and 18 February 2018. Hours: 60 hrs approx. (Registered 23 February 2018)
Payments from Bachubhai Munim & Co Advocates & Solicitors, 312, Tulsiani Chambers, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021:
31 July 2018, received £12,500 (no VAT) for work undertaken between 1 November 2017 and 30 June 2018. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 08 August 2018)
15 October 2018, received £51,843.59 (no VAT) for work undertaken between 1 December 2017 and 9 July 2018. Hours: 100 hrs. (Registered 24 October 2018)
Payments from Oracle Solicitors, 182-184 Edgware Road, London W2 2DS:
15 December 2017, received £119,733.33 for legal services provided between 1 July 2016 and 30 November 2017. Hours: 350 hrs approx. (Registered 09 January 2018)
15 May 2018, received £119,733.33 for legal services provided between 1 May 2016 and 30 April 2018 and continuing. Hours: 300 hrs approx. (Registered 17 May 2018)
31 August 2018, received £88,602.67 plus VAT for legal services provided between 1 March and 9 July 2018. Hours: 300 hrs. (Registered 05 September 2018)
Payments from LK Baltica Solicitors, 4th Floor, Kings Buildings, 16 Smith Square, London SW1P 3HQ:
14 March 2018, received £2,500 for legal services provided between 1 and 31 March 2018. Hours: 5 hrs approx. (Registered 09 April 2018)
13 April 2018, received £3,000 for legal services provided between 1 March and 30 April 2018. Hours: 5 hrs approx. (Registered 09 May 2018)
15 May 2018, received £6,737.50 for legal services provided between 1 February and 30 April 2018. Hours: 10 hrs approx. (Registered 17 May 2018)
16 July 2018, received £2,475 plus VAT for work undertaken between 1 April and 30 June 2018. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 08 August 2018)
Payments from Messrs Rainer Hughes, Oak House, 46 Crossway, Shenfield, CM15 8QY:
16 July 2018, received £1,000 plus VAT for work undertaken between 21 September and 12 December 2011. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 08 August 2018)
28 September 2018, received £425 from Harley Solicitors, of 64 Harley St, London W1G 7HB, for work undertaken between 22 and 24 September 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 October 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint ownership of farmland in West Devon: (i) and (ii). (Updated 18 January 2019)
From 1 September 2018, joint ownership of a residential property in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 15 January 2019)
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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