Greg Hands

Minister of State (Department for Business and Trade)

Conservative MP for Chelsea and Fulham

@GregHands https://facebook.com/greghandschelseafulham

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Your MP (Greg Hands) represents you, and all of the people who live in Chelsea and Fulham, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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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

  • Member, Trade (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) Bill [HL] Committee (since 7 Feb 2024)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business and Trade) (since 13 Nov 2023)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (since 7 Feb 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister without Portfolio ( 7 Feb 2023 to 13 Nov 2023)
  • The Minister of State, Department for International Trade ( 9 Oct 2022 to 7 Feb 2023)
  • Member, Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill Committee ( 9 Nov 2021 to 25 Nov 2021)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (16 Sep 2021 to 7 Sep 2022)
  • The Minister of State, Department for International Trade (13 Feb 2020 to 16 Sep 2021)
  • 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 HM 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, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities 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)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Imports: North Macedonia 21 May 2024

    The Department for Business and Trade publish trade and investment factsheets summarising statistics on trade and investment between the UK and individual overseas partners, including North Macedonia. A table of the top goods imported from North Macedonia are provided on page 6 of the factsheet. More detailed statistics on UK imports from North Macedonia are published by the ONS.
  • Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Trade Promotion: North Macedonia 21 May 2024

    Bilateral trade between the UK and North Macedonia was worth a total of £2.5 billion in the 4 quarters to end of Q4 2023, comprising of £1.7bn of exports and £787 million of imports. North Macedonia is the UK’s largest trading partner in the Western Balkans. The UK’s trade relationship is underpinned by the Partnership, Trade and Cooperation Agreement (PTCA), signed in 2020. The...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Solar Power: China 20 May 2024

    The UK has noted the new tariffs on a series of Chinese goods being imported into the US. The UK does not routinely comment on trade measures taken between other countries.

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Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Britt Shaw
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 5 January 2024)
Name of donor: Christopher M Walsh
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 22 March 2024)
Name of donor: Thomas H Martin
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 27 March 2024)
Name of donor: Martin's Properties
Address of donor: 36 Walpole Street, London SW3 4QS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: company, registration 533856
(Registered 9 April 2024)
Name of donor: Francelle Bradford
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 10 April 2024)
Name of donor: Laurence Geller
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 29 April 2024)
Name of donor: Arne Groes
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 29 April 2024)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: David Barratt
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two nights' hotel accommodation in conjunction with being a guest speaker at a function of the Isle of Wight Conservatives, value £1,040
Date received: 30 June 2023 to 2 July 2023
Date accepted: 30 June 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 10 July 2023)
Name of donor: The Lord’s Taverners
Address of donor: 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality for Men's Ashes Day 1 at Edgbaston, value £950
Date received: 16 June 2023
Date accepted: 16 June 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 306054)
(Registered 21 July 2023)
Name of donor: Arne Groes
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality and ticket for a Chelsea FC match at Stamford Bridge, value £600
Date received: 4 April 2024
Date accepted: 4 April 2024
Donor status: individual
(Registered 1 May 2024)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Konrad Adenauer Foundation
Address of donor: 42 Essex Street, London WC2R 3JF
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£412), airport transfer (£94), accommodation and meals (£359), value £865
Destination of visit: Italy (Cadenabbia)
Dates of visit: 19 April 2024 to 21 April 2024
Purpose of visit: To attend the German-British Dialogue.
(Registered 1 May 2024)
6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Residential property (house)
Number of properties: 1
Location: Unspecified, Germany
Ownership details: Owned jointly with my wife
(Registered 5 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Chairman of the Conservative Party. This post carried a salary of £69,000 per annum.
Date interest arose: 7 February 2023
Date interest ended: 13 November 2023
(Registered 12 May 2023; updated 27 November 2023)
A director of C&UCO Properties. This was an unpaid role that was attached to my position as Chairman of the Conservative Party.
Date interest arose: 7 February 2023
Date interest ended: 13 November 2023
(Registered 21 September 2023; updated 27 November 2023)
A director of C&UCO Services Limited. This was an unpaid role that was attached to my position as Chairman of the Conservative Party.
Date interest arose: 7 February 2023
Date interest ended: 13 November 2023
(Registered 21 September 2023; updated 27 November 2023)
Director of Konigswinter. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 1 June 2020
(Registered 21 September 2023)
A director of C&UCO Management Limited. This was an unpaid role that was attached to my position as Chairman of the Conservative Party.
Date interest arose: 7 February 2023
Date interest ended: 13 November 2023
(Registered 21 September 2023; updated 27 November 2023)
Member of the London Board of the Conservative Party. This role is unpaid.
Date interest arose: 13 November 2023
(Registered 5 December 2023)

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