Greg Hands

The Minister of State, Department for International Trade

Conservative MP for Chelsea and Fulham

@GregHands https://facebook.com/greghandschelseafulham

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Greg Hands’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements 28 Jul 2020

    The Government will, where necessary, bring forward primary legislation to implement future Free Trade Agreements where existing powers do not exist on the statute book. The agreement with Japan, as with all of the countries that have an existing trade agreement with the EU, is included in the scope of the Trade Bill. This Government remains committed to the principles of transparency and...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Gin: USA 22 Jul 2020

    HM Government takes the negative impact of US tariffs very seriously. These tariffs are unnecessary, unhelpful and harm industry on both sides of the Atlantic. HM Government continues to raise the issue of tariffs with the highest levels of the United States administration at every opportunity. On 10 July, my Rt Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade engaged the US Trade...
  • Trade Bill: New Clause 5 - Disclosure of information by other authorities 20 Jul 2020

    With the leave of the House, I would like to respond to what has been a wide-ranging and often well-informed debate. This Bill is mainly about continuity, but also about sending a clear message that we welcome traders—that we are network Britain, not fortress Britain. On standards, I remind the House that none of the 20 continuity agreements that Parliament has ratified has eroded standards...

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Conservative MP for Chelsea and Fulham

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

Also represented Hammersmith and Fulham

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Topics of interest

Greg Hands campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Departmental Training
  • Departmental Electronic Equipment
  • Rackspace
  • Uzbekistan
  • FIFA World Cup

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Department for International Trade (since 13 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for International Trade (9 Jan 2018 to 21 Jun 2018)
  • Minister of State (Department for International Trade) (and Minister for London) (13 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • The Minister of State, Department for International Trade (15 Jul 2016 to 13 Jun 2017)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (9 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household (7 Oct 2013 to 8 May 2015)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (14 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (12 Mar 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (27 Jun 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (16 Jan 2006 to 27 Jun 2006)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
From 14 November 2018 until 5 January 2020, adviser to Banque BNP Paribas UK, 10, Harewood Avenue, London NW1 6AA. I provided general commentary on UK and European politics, including making speeches at the bank’s conferences and client events. From 14 May 2019 to October 2019, I received £4,500 gross per month for 8 hours a month on average. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 17 December 2018; updated 04 June 2019 and 10 January 2020)
5 February 2020, received £1,500 from BNP Paribas, 10 Harewood Avenue, London NW1 6AA, for a speech at BNP Paribas High Yield and Leverage Finance Conference on 16 January 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 February 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Arne Groes
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Charmaine Mallinckrodt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Lord Charles Cadogan
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Quentin Nason
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Britt Shaw
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: The Hon Charles Pearson
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Arne Groes
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket for a Chelsea FC match at Stamford Bridge, plus hospitality, value £600

Date received: 21 January 2020

Date accepted: 21 January 2020

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 February 2020)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Prosperity UK
Address of donor: Prosperity UK 2017 Ltd. First Floor, 6 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 4PZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel and minibuses/travel, total value £905.50

Destination of visit: Berlin and the Hague

Dates of visit: 27-28 June 2019

Purpose of visit: To meet with German and Dutch MPs and senior stakeholders, in order to present the Alternative Arrangement Commission’s interim report.

(Registered 07 August 2019)
Name of donor: Prosperity UK
Address of donor: Prosperity UK 2017 Ltd, First Floor, 6 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 4PZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and hotel, total value £450

Destination of visit: Belfast and Dublin

Dates of visit: 3-4 July 2019

Purpose of visit: To present the Alternative Arrangements Commission’s interim report to senior stakeholders in the UK and EU.

(Registered 07 August 2019)
Name of donor: Prosperity UK
Address of donor: Prosperity UK 2017 Ltd, First Floor, 6 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 4PZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, total value £490

Destination of visit: Brussels

Date of visit: 11 July 2019

Purpose of visit: To present the Alternative Arrangement Commission’s interim report to senior stakeholders in the UK and EU.

(Registered 07 August 2019)
Name of donor: Will Media Gmbh
Address of donor: Hausvogteiplatz 12, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel and taxis, total value £1,385.50

Destination of visit: Berlin

Dates of visit: 8-9 September 2019

Purpose of visit: To appear on the Anne Will Show, a political talk show.

(Registered 25 September 2019)
Name of donor: Prosperity UK
Address of donor: Prosperity UK 2017 Ltd, First Floor, 6 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 4PZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel and taxis, total value £517.59

Destination of visit: Dundalk, Ireland

Dates of visit: 13-14 September 2019

Purpose of visit: To hold Alternative Arrangements Commission Roundtable seeking a Brexit solution, at the Irish border, with parliamentarians from Westminster, Stormont and the Dáil.

(Registered 25 September 2019)
Name of donor: Prosperity UK
Address of donor: Prosperity UK 2017 Ltd. First Floor, 6 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 4PZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, accommodation and food, total value £892.61

Destination of visit: Berlin and Brussels

Dates of visit: 23-24 September 2019

Purpose of visit: Meetings in the German Bundestag, with German MPs and a roundtable in Brussels with the Alternative Arrangements Commission.

(Registered 18 October 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Germany owned jointly with my wife: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015)

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