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Greg Hands

The Minister of State, Department for International Trade

Conservative MP for Chelsea and Fulham

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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.

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.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements: USA 30 Mar 2020

    The UK upholds its international labour standard commitments through domestic legislation and any Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) which the UK finalises with other countries will not change those commitments. In our publication ‘Public Negotiating Objectives’ we made clear that both parties reaffirm their commitment to international labour standards, as is common practice in FTAs. We will...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements: USA 30 Mar 2020

    As outlined in the Government’s approach to trade negotiations with the US published on 2 March 2020, ‘The Government has been clear that when we are negotiating trade agreements, the NHS will not be on the table.’­ The UK’s public services, including the NHS, are protected by specific exclusions, exceptions and reservations in the trade agreements to which the UK is a party, which...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Export Controls: Tees Valley 25 Mar 2020

    We are in unprecedented circumstances. Government is working as a whole to ensure that issues facing business are identified, appropriate action is taken, and the latest government support is signposted.

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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

  • The Minister of State, Department for International Trade (since 13 Feb 2020)

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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Greg Hands’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 102 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Greg Hands’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 310 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 Mar 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
From 14 November 2018 until 5 January 2020, adviser to Banque BNP Paribas UK, 10, Harewood Avenue, London NW1 6AA. I provided general commentary on UK and European politics, including making speeches at the bank’s conferences and client events. Between 14 November 2018 and 13 May 2019, I received £9,000 gross per month for 16 hours a month on average; from 14 May 2019 to October 2019 I received £4,500 gross per month for 8 hours a month on average. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 17 December 2018; updated 04 June 2019 and 10 January 2020)
5 February 2020, received £1,500 from BNP Paribas, 10 Harewood Avenue, London NW1 6AA, for a speech at BNP Paribas High Yield and Leverage Finance Conference on 16 January 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 February 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Arne Groes
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Charmaine Mallinckrodt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Lord Charles Cadogan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Quentin Nason
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Britt Shaw
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: The Hon Charles Pearson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Jon Moynihan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to watch a Chelsea FC match, plus hospitality, value £466

Date received: 10 March 2019

Date accepted: 10 March 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 March 2019)
Name of donor: Arne Groes
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket for a Chelsea FC match at Stamford Bridge, plus hospitality, value £600

Date received: 21 January 2020

Date accepted: 21 January 2020

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 February 2020)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion Gmbh
Address of donor: Capital Studio ZDF, Unter der Linden 36-38, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, food and accommodation with a value of £1,257.87

Destination of visit: Berlin, Germany

Dates of visit: 21-22 March 2019

Purpose of visit: To speak as a guest on the Maybril Illner Talk Show on ZDF.

(Registered 28 March 2019; updated 04 April 2019)
Name of donor: Will Media Gmbh
Address of donor: Hausvogteiplatz 12, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, transfers and food, total value £861.03

Destination of visit: Berlin

Dates of visit: 7-8 April 2019

Purpose of visit: To appear on the Anne Will Show, a political talk show.

(Registered 10 April 2019)
Name of donor: Prosperity UK
Address of donor: 1st Floor, 6 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 4PZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, accommodation and food, total value £1,031.95

Destination of visit: Belfast and Dublin

Dates of visit: 22-23 May 2019

Purpose of visit: To meet with various stakeholders in Belfast and Dublin to discuss trade arrangements.

(Registered 19 June 2019)
Name of donor: Prosperity UK
Address of donor: Prosperity UK 2017 Ltd. First Floor, 6 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 4PZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel and minibuses/travel, total value £905.50

Destination of visit: Berlin and the Hague

Dates of visit: 27-28 June 2019

Purpose of visit: To meet with German and Dutch MPs and senior stakeholders, in order to present the Alternative Arrangement Commission’s interim report.

(Registered 07 August 2019)
Name of donor: Prosperity UK
Address of donor: Prosperity UK 2017 Ltd, First Floor, 6 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 4PZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and hotel, total value £450

Destination of visit: Belfast and Dublin

Dates of visit: 3-4 July 2019

Purpose of visit: To present the Alternative Arrangements Commission’s interim report to senior stakeholders in the UK and EU.

(Registered 07 August 2019)
Name of donor: Prosperity UK
Address of donor: Prosperity UK 2017 Ltd, First Floor, 6 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 4PZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, total value £490

Destination of visit: Brussels

Date of visit: 11 July 2019

Purpose of visit: To present the Alternative Arrangement Commission’s interim report to senior stakeholders in the UK and EU.

(Registered 07 August 2019)
Name of donor: Will Media Gmbh
Address of donor: Hausvogteiplatz 12, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel and taxis, total value £1,385.50

Destination of visit: Berlin

Dates of visit: 8-9 September 2019

Purpose of visit: To appear on the Anne Will Show, a political talk show.

(Registered 25 September 2019)
Name of donor: Prosperity UK
Address of donor: Prosperity UK 2017 Ltd, First Floor, 6 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 4PZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel and taxis, total value £517.59

Destination of visit: Dundalk, Ireland

Dates of visit: 13-14 September 2019

Purpose of visit: To hold Alternative Arrangements Commission Roundtable seeking a Brexit solution, at the Irish border, with parliamentarians from Westminster, Stormont and the Dáil.

(Registered 25 September 2019)
Name of donor: Prosperity UK
Address of donor: Prosperity UK 2017 Ltd. First Floor, 6 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 4PZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, accommodation and food, total value £892.61

Destination of visit: Berlin and Brussels

Dates of visit: 23-24 September 2019

Purpose of visit: Meetings in the German Bundestag, with German MPs and a roundtable in Brussels with the Alternative Arrangements Commission.

(Registered 18 October 2019)
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)
Until June 2019, house in France owned jointly with my two brothers: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015; updated 23 July 2019)

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