Greg Hands campaigned to remain in the European Union
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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.
This is a selection of Greg Hands’s votes.
Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
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Greg Hands has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
The Department for International Trade and other departments, have extensive contact with their counterparts in Pakistan. Discussions routinely cover enhancing bilateral trade and investment, and business climate reform in Pakistan. The Prime Minister met Pakistan’s Prime Minister Sharif on 20 September, and they discussed trade relations.
Until exit negotiations are concluded, the UK remains a full member of the European Union and all the rights and obligations of EU membership remain in force. During this period the Government will continue to negotiate, implement and apply EU legislation.
Holding answer received on 18 October 2016 Details of Ministers meetings with external organisations are published on a quarterly basis. Since 23 June 2016, Department for International Trade officials have held many meetings with key stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector at which the effect of the UK leaving the EU has been discussed.
More of Greg Hands’s recent appearances
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
- 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 15 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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, 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 12 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 91.15% 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.
- 157 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Greg Hands’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 232 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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