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A selection of Justine Greening’s votes
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Voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 9 absences, between 2013–2016.
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
43 votes for, 0 votes against, 11 absences, between 2012–2016.
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2012–2018.
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016.
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2007–2016.
Generally voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, in 2013.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Justine Greening’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Justine Greening’s full vote analysis page for more.
As long as nobody heckles me, I am sure I will absolutely be able to stay to time. I want to start by saying a massive thank you to, first of all, my office team, who are up in the Gallery. They have done an absolutely incredible job for so many Members here over many, many years. I have to point out particularly the long-suffering Kate and Nikki. Without their assistance and support and that...
My hon. Friend is quite right, and he brings me on to why I am here today as a Member who is departing the House. I have served my community and my country in Parliament for 14 years, but the mission that drives me more than any other is social mobility. It has characterised my life, and it is crucial to the future of our country and to making it a country in which there is equality of...
In my experience, I always saw the Whips Office as a human resources department, but with the “human” bit taken out.
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Former Independent MP for Putney
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019
Topics of interest
Justine Greening campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Department
- Heathrow Airport
- Non-domestic Rates
- Departments: Redundancy
- Departmental Manpower
Other offices held in the past
- Minister for Women and Equalities (14 Jul 2016 to 8 Jan 2018)
- The Secretary of State for Education (14 Jul 2016 to 8 Jan 2018)
- The Secretary of State for International Development (6 Sep 2012 to 14 Jul 2016)
- The Secretary of State for Transport (14 Oct 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 31 Oct 2011)
- The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (13 May 2010 to 14 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Treasury) (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 22 Oct 2007)
- Vice-Chair (Youth), Conservative Party (1 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: All England Lawn Tennis Club
Address of donor: Church Road, London SW19 5AE
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two seats in the Royal Box at the Wimbledon championships, and associated hospitality; estimated value £461.90
Date received: 5 July 2019
Date accepted: 5 July 2019
Donor status: company, registration 7546718
(Registered 30 July 2019)
Chartered accountant (non-practising).
From 28 March 2018, Chair (unpaid) of the Social Mobility Pledge which seeks to encourage UK businesses to commit to improving equality of opportunity. (Registered 30 April 2018)
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