Greg Clark

Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells

@gregclarkmp

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Your MP (Greg Clark) represents you, and all of the people who live in Tunbridge Wells, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019; Independent until 6 Nov 2019

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Topics of interest

Greg Clark campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Duchy of Lancaster
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Departmental Energy
  • Warm Front Scheme
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Departmental Carbon Emissions
  • Consultants

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Sub-Committee on Scrutiny of Strategic Thinking in Government (since 22 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 11 Oct 2022)
  • Chair, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (since 11 Oct 2022)
  • Chair, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (since 11 Oct 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Protection from Sex-based Harassment in Public Bill Committee ( 8 Feb 2023 to 22 Feb 2023)
  • Chair, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (11 Oct 2022 to 13 Jul 2022)
  • Chair, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (11 Oct 2022 to 13 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (12 Jul 2022 to 7 Sep 2022)
  • Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities ( 7 Jul 2022 to 6 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (20 May 2020 to 7 Jul 2022)
  • Chair, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (29 Jan 2020 to 13 Jul 2022)
  • Chair, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (29 Jan 2020 to 13 Jul 2022)
  • The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (14 Jul 2016 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government ( 8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Minister of State (Universities and Science) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Minister of State (Cabinet Office) ( 7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Minister of State (Cabinet Office) ( 7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury ( 6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (19 Jul 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Decentralisation and Cities) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change ( 6 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) ( 3 Jul 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Shadow Minister for Charities, Voluntary Bodies and Social Enterprise ( 7 Nov 2006 to 2 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 17 Jul 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Valedictory Debate 24 May 2024

    “Do well, doubt not” is the motto of the Borough of Tunbridge Wells and was my theme when, 19 years ago in this Chamber, from the other side of the House, I made my maiden speech. That motto was not a bad piece of advice and encouragement to a new Member of Parliament, and I have tried to take it to heart during these 19 years. In my maiden speech I said we needed to get the A21 dualled,...
  • Valedictory Debate 24 May 2024

    Revelation.
  • Criminal Justice Bill: New Clause 86 - Creating purported sexual image of adult 15 May 2024

    I am grateful to the Government for signing new clause 62 which I and my hon. Friend the Member for Chatham and Aylesford (Dame Tracey Crouch) first tabled. We are both grateful to our hon. Friend the Member for South Basildon and East Thurrock (Stephen Metcalfe) who moved a similar amendment in Committee. This is distressing subject matter for an amendment to a Bill, and we regret having...

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Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Giving speeches
Payer: Norton Rose Fullbright LLP, 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ
Payment: £2,000 for a speech at a conference at Norton Rose Fullbright LLP's offices on 21 March 2023.
Received on: 19 May 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs.
(Registered 31 May 2023)
Payment: £2,000 for a speech at breakfast seminar at their offices on 9 November 2023.
Received on: 6 December 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs.
(Registered 12 December 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: PRS for Music Ltd
Address of donor: 1st Floor, Goldings House, 2 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two hospitality tickets and accommodation for Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts 2023, value £2,462
Date received: 24 June 2023 to 25 June 2023
Date accepted: 24 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03444246
(Registered 19 July 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit
Address of donor: 180 Borough High Street, London SE1 1LB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation (£759.65) and subsistence (£100), value £859.65
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates (Dubai)
Dates of visit: 8 December 2023 to 11 December 2023
Purpose of visit: Attendance at COP28 to learn about the COP negotiation process and the role of legislators to achieve the targets set for the global climate and decarbonisation agenda.
(Registered 10 January 2024)

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