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.

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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
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • 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

  • Antimicrobial Resistance 17 Apr 2024

    I am grateful to the Minister for what she said about phages. She knows that UK science is world-leading, especially in this area. In Imperial College alone, there are 180 researchers working on AMR. One such researcher, Professor Jonathan Cook, has noted the real benefits of point-of-care testing and the fact that other countries, including the Netherlands, have managed to make a big impact....
  • Antimicrobial Resistance 17 Apr 2024

    I am very grateful to my hon. Friend for bringing this very important matter to the Chamber. Before he moves to the international lens, will he reflect on the contribution that bacteriophages can make? Those are the subject of a report from the Select Committee on Science, Innovation and Technology. In effect, they are viruses that eat bacteria. In the UK at the moment, there is no approved...
  • Science, Innovation and Technology: AI: Regulation 17 Apr 2024

    The Secretary of State knows that leading AI developers are expected imminently to release new, more sophisticated AI models. Can she confirm that our AI Safety Institute has had access to those models, as was agreed at Bletchley Park? Is it the case that the developers have made changes to their models where they have been requested by the institute?

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Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Norton Rose Fullbright LLP, 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ:
19 May 2023, received £2,000 for speech at a conference at Norton Rose Fullbright LLP's offices on 21 March 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs (Registered 31 May 2023)
6 December 2023, received £2,000 for a speech at breakfast seminar at their offices on 9 November 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: 24-25 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), total value £859.65
Destination of visit: Dubai, UAE
Dates of visit: 8-11 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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