Greg Hands’s voting in Parliament
Greg Hands is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Greg Hands sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Greg Hands generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
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Greg Hands has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2018
The Government is a supporter of free trade. However, free trade does not mean trade without rules. An important part of our rounded trade policy is that we put in place a trade remedies framework to protect domestic industry from injury as a result of dumping or subsidy, or unforeseen surges in imports. DIT Ministers have made a combined number of 60 visits to Australia, USA, Canada and EU...
The devolved administrations will have a direct interest in our future trade policy and we will continue to work closely with them to deliver an approach that works for the whole of the UK. Working in close collaboration with Defra, DIT engages the devolved administrations regularly to discuss trade and agriculture. Through the White Paper - 'Preparing for our future UK trade policy' - DIT...
No specific assessment has been made of the export potential for floating offshore wind technology to the UK economy. The global offshore market is a significant opportunity for UK companies. The Department for International Trade works with key UK suppliers, foreign Governments, sector focussed trade associations and procuring authorities to increase exports in the offshore wind sector.
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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
Topics of interest
Greg Hands campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Departmental Training
- Departmental Electronic Equipment
- FIFA World Cup
Currently held offices
- The Minister of State, Department for International Trade (since 9 Jan 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- 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)
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Greg Hands’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 93.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 123 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Greg Hands’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 264 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 19 Mar 2018.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Arunasalam S Yogeswaran
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 monetary donation for the provision of website and newsletter services
Date received: 29 December 2017
Date accepted: 29 December 2017
Donor status: individual
(Registered 04 January 2018
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: The Football Association Premier League Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: three tickets and hospitality to FA Cup Semi-Final
(Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur
), total value £792
Date received: 22 April 2017
Date accepted: 22 April 2017
Donor status: company, registration 02719699
(Registered 27 April 2017)
Name of donor: Chelsea Football Club Ltd
Address of donor: Stamford Bridge, London SW6 1HS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 2 tickets to Chelsea v Sunderland, including hospitality in the Director's Box, with an estimated total value of £600
Date received: 21 May 2017
Date accepted: 21 May 2017
Donor status: company, registration 01965149
(Registered 04 July 2017)
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
House in France owned jointly with my two brothers: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015)
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