Mark Garnier

Conservative MP for Wyre Forest


About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Mark Garnier) represents you, and all of the people who live in Wyre Forest, 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 Wyre Forest

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Mark Garnier campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • HM Treasury
  • Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Building Inspectors
  • Construction: Companies
  • Construction: Complaints
  • Tobacco: Smuggling
  • Tobacco: Packaging

Currently held offices

  • Member, Criminal Justice Bill Committee (since 6 Dec 2023)
  • Member, Energy Security and Net Zero Committee (since 12 Jun 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Electricity and Gas Transmission (Compensation) Bill Committee (18 Jan 2023 to 25 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Cultural Objects (Protection From Seizure) Bill Committee ( 9 Nov 2021 to 17 Nov 2021)
  • Chair, Committees on Arms Export Controls ( 6 Jul 2020 to 26 Apr 2023)
  • Chair, Committees on Arms Export Controls ( 6 Jul 2020 to 26 Apr 2023)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 20 May 2021)
  • Member, International Trade Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 26 Apr 2023)
  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (10 Feb 2020 to 14 Sep 2020)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade) (17 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (20 Jul 2015 to 19 Dec 2016)
  • Member, Treasury Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2012 to 12 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the Shetland Space Centre, Moray Park, Seaford Avenue, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3J:
From 1 October 2020 until 31 August 2022, Chair of the Advisory Board. I received £2,500 a month. In addition, I have been offered share options with terms still to be decided. Hours: approx. 10 hrs per month. (Registered 26 October 2020; updated 22 September 2022)
Payment of £5,000 expected as an annual retainer fee covering 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023. If required, I would have undertaken additional work on an ad hoc basis. Hours: none. (Registered 22 September 2022)
From 1 September 2023, Independent Non-executive Director of Super Sharp Space Systems (low orbit Earth observation telescopes), G0 Stirling House, Cambridge Innovation Park, Denney End Road, Waterbeach CB25 9PB. For attending four meetings per year, including preparation and associated communications, £8,000 per annum is paid to Kemyel Ltd. Super Sharp Space Systems will also cover any expenses. Payments for any additional work will be listed below. Hours: a maximum of 50 hrs a year. (Registered 01 September 2023)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Lord Michael Hintze
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to my local association's fighting fund
Donor status: individual
(Registered 26 October 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: British Association for Shooting and Cconservation
Address of donor: Marford Mill, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A day's shooting with hospitality and hotel accommodation, at Kenwood for two people, value £629
Date received: 19 November 2023
Date accepted: 19 November 2023
Donor status: registered company 04955096
(Registered 11 December 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM)
Address of Donor: 23, Boulevard Mohamed Abdou Quartier, Palmiers 20340, Casablanca, Morocco
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, travel and subsistence, value £2,226
Destination of visit: Dakhla, Morocco
Dates of visit: 11-14 April 2023
Purpose of visit: APPG on Morocco visit to as part of promoting links and mutual understanding between Britain and Morocco.
(Registered 02 May 2023)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 23 June 2017, a residential property in Cornwall owned jointly with my spouse: (i) and (ii). (Registered 27 June 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 22 September 2021, sole director and shareholder of Kemyel Ltd, a company set up to manage my financial interests. (Registered 04 October 2021; updated 11 May 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Court of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers of London. (Updated 19 May 2015)
From 10 March 2021, Director of the Satellite Finance Network, a company limited by guarantee providing support and advice for space sector start-up companies. This is an unpaid role, requiring one day per month commitment. (Registered 15 March 2021)
From 22 November 2021, Chair of the advisory board of the Space Energy Initiative, a non-profit organisation set up within the Satellite Applications Catapult to support those exploring the possibility of space based solar power. This is an unpaid role and involves chairing four meetings a year. (Registered 14 December 2021)
From 9 January 2023, a Non-executive Director of Space Solar Group Holdings Ltd. A UK company established to lead the development of space based solar power. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 09 January 2023; updated 28 June 2023)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my spouse, Caroline Garnier, as Office Manager.

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