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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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

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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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  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Geoffrey Cox’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 141 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 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.
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.
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)
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.
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)
2 August 2017, received £9,000 for legal services provided between 5 April 2017 and 2 August 2017. Hours 15 hrs approx. (Registered 14 August 2017)
15 August 2017, received £9,000 for legal services provided between 17 July 2017 and 2 August 2017. Hours: 15 hrs approx. (Registered 11 September 2017)
Payments from Harley Solicitors, 64 Harley St, London W1G 7HB.
28 April 2017, received £825 for legal services provided between 22 and 24 September 2015. Hours: 2 hrs approx. (Registered 27 June 2017)
Payments from Messrs HMA, Aldgate Tower, 2 Leman Street, London E1 8FA. (Updated 14 August 2017)
18 July 2017, received £9,982.50 for legal services provided between 28 September 2016 and 13 July 2017. Hours: 15 hrs approx. (Registered 14 August 2017)
Payments from Bachubhai Munim & Co Advocates & Solicitors, 312, Tulsiani Chambers, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021.
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)
25 July 2017, received £3,135 from Bradys Attorneys-at-Law, Crown Square, Eastern Avenue, George Town, Grand Cayman KY1-1109, for legal services provided between 19 January 2016 and 25 July 2017. Hours: 25 hrs approx. (Registered 15 August 2017)
31 August 2017, received £10,000 from Darlingtons LLP, 7 Stratford Place, London W1C 1AY, for legal services provided between 1 and 31 July 2017. Hours: 18 hrs approx. (Registered 11 September 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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