Greg Hands

MP, Chelsea and Fulham

Chelsea and Fulham Conservative

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 raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Greg Hands’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Greg Hands’s full vote analysis page for more.

Greg Hands has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Research 20 Sep 2016

    Between 1 January 2015 and 31 August 2016 the Department for International Trade (former UK Trade and Investment, Business, Innovation and Skills Trade Policy Group and UK Export Finance) commissioned 21 studies to external organisations which have not yet been published. The table attached contains the details. Information with regards to the value of the project cannot be disclosed until...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Drugs: Japan 19 Sep 2016

    The Department for International Trade (DIT) works with new investors from Japan as well as Japanese companies across many sectors that have a UK presence. The Life Sciences Organisation (LSO) in this Department as well as the overseas market team in Japan have been engaging directly with Japanese pharmaceutical companies in Japan and those with a UK footprint. We welcome engagement from...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Exports 16 Sep 2016

    An error has been identified in the written answer given on 15 September 2016. The correct answer should have been: The value of the exports to non –EU destinations from the requested ports are provided in the table below [source: HMRC ports data]. Exports of goods to the non-EU by port Value () Felixstowe 10,291,216,996 Southampton 23,740,381,743 London...

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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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Departmental Training
  • Departmental Electronic Equipment
  • Uzbekistan
  • Rackspace
  • 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 13 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 91.37% 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.
  • 155 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?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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