Mark Garnier

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade)

Wyre Forest Conservative

Mark Garnier’s voting in Parliament

Mark Garnier is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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  • Mark Garnier consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Mark Garnier generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Mark Garnier

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Nuclear Weapons: North Korea 27 Apr 2017

    The UN and EU have imposed sanctions on North Korea; these are directly applicable to the UK and prohibit the export of equipment that could be used in the North Korean nuclear programme. All export licence applications are considered against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria. These include in particular Criterion 1, the UK’s obligations and its commitments...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Arms Trade: Exports 27 Apr 2017

    The Export Control Organisation within the Department for International Trade is the UK’s licensing authority for military and dual use exports, and the Secretary of State for International Trade is responsible for decisions to grant or refuse export licences. These decisions are always informed by assessments carried out against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Export Control Organisation: Staff 27 Apr 2017

    Export Control Joint Unit full-time equivalent staffing stands at 100, of which the DIT Export Control Organisation = 78; Foreign & Commonwealth Office = 14; and Ministry of Defence = 8. No staff are seconded from outside the Civil Service to the Export Control Joint Unit or Export Control Organisation. One person, a Civil Service Fast Streamer, is seconded from another Government...

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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 Communities and Local Government
  • HM Treasury
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Building Inspectors
  • Tobacco: Smuggling
  • Tobacco: Packaging
  • Health and Safety Executive
  • Navy

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade) (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Mark Garnier’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 126 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Sir Michael Hintze
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket to the Conservative Summer Party, value £500

Date received: 28 June 2016

Date accepted: 28 June 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 July 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Court of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers of London, sitting as member of the Investment Committee and attending quarterly meetings. Paid a nominal sum of 10 pence on attendance. (Updated 19 May 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my spouse, Caroline Garnier, as Office Manager.

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