Greg Hands

Conservative MP for Chelsea and Fulham


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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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the EU 21 Jan 2019

    May I return to issues concerning the World Trade Organisation? One of the things that will need to be sorted out in connection with the question of a no-deal Brexit is what will happen in relation to some of the “most favoured nation” clauses. If the Prime Minister were to put up no tariffs, barriers or checks to EU goods at all after 29 March—which would be very helpful in ensuring...
  • Leaving the EU: European Union (Withdrawal) Act 14 Jan 2019

    I am not an ideologue on Brexit; I campaigned hard to remain in 2016, and do not regret having led the “Stronger In” campaign in my constituency. My strong family and other links to the continent mean that I have never been what is called a “Brexiteer”. But like my right hon. Friend the Member for Mid Sussex (Sir Nicholas Soames) and unlike my hon. Friend the Member for Totnes (Dr...
  • Leaving the EU: European Union (Withdrawal) Act 14 Jan 2019

    Come over here.

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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
  • Uzbekistan
  • Rackspace
  • FIFA World Cup

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)


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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Greg Hands’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.92% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 289 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From 14 November 2018, until further notice, adviser to Banque BNP Paribas UK, 10, Harewood Avenue, London NW1 6AA. I provide general commentary on UK and European politics, including making speeches at the bank’s conferences and client events. Remuneration will be £9,000 gross per month for an expected 16 hours a month on average. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 17 December 2018)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Petersberg Summer Dialogue
Address of donor: Albrechtstraβe 12, 10117 Berlin

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Two nights’ accommodation with a value of £337.19

Destination of visit: Petersberg, Bonn, Germany

Dates of visit: 29 June - 1 July 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend the Petersberg Summer Dialogue at which I was a featured panellist.

(Registered 23 July 2018)
Name of donor: Results UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights hotel, food and transport, total value £2,392.64

Destination of visit: Zambia

Dates of visit: 14 - 21 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Investigating the crisis of child-stunting and other development issues in Lusaka and eastern Zambia.

(Registered 19 October 2018)
Name of donor: Lebanese Parliament
Address of donor: Lebanese Parliament, Beirut, Down Town, Nejmeh Square, Lebanon

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £273; hotel £323; dinners £34.65; transport £39.80; total £670.45

Destination of visit: Beirut, Lebanon

Dates of visit: 7-10 November 2018

Purpose of visit: APPG on Lebanon delegation.

(Registered 03 December 2018; updated 04 December 2018)
Name of donor: Le Cercle
Address of donor: 85 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7LT

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £2,786; accommodation £810.45; lunches and dinners £395; airport transfers £163.07; total £4,154.52

Destination of visit: Washington, USA

Dates of visit: 29 November - 2 December 2018

Purpose of visit: Guest speaker on the subject of international trade at this forum for the discussion of international affairs.

(Registered 19 December 2018)
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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