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.

However, Mark Garnier sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • 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 has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Education: Exports 26 Apr 2017

    The Department for International Trade's education team work together with the Devolved Administrations, other government departments, our Trade Envoys, Business Ambassadors, our embassies and consulates around the world. They seek out new export opportunities and support the UK education supply chain through actively making representations to overseas buyers and governments, organising key...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Arms Trade: Export Controls 25 Apr 2017

    Criterion Lead Department Criterion 1 FCO Criterion 2 FCO Criterion 3 FCO Criterion 4 FCO Criterion 5 MOD Criterion 6 FCO Criterion 7 MOD and FCO Criterion 8 DfID Further details are set out in Annex A of the United Kingdom Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2015. Although this publication predates the creation of the Department for International Trade, the lead...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Overseas Trade: Qatar 25 Apr 2017

    UK and Qatar share a strong and growing trade and investment relationship. In 2015 UK exports to Qatar totalled £2.6 billion, with Qatar exports to UK at £2.7 billion. The United Kingdom is Qatar’s number 1 destination for foreign direct investment. My Rt. Hon Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade hosted a Qatar-UK Business and Investment Forum in London and...

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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 — well below average amongst MPs. See all Mark Garnier’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.01% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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.
  • 79 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Garnier’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 126 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
8 April 2016, payment of £150 from CTF Communication, 6th Floor, 7 Old Park Lane, London W1K 1QR, for participating in a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 29 April 2016)
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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