Mark Garnier

MP, Wyre Forest

Wyre Forest Conservative

Mark Garnier campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. 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.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements 28 Jul 2016

    My Rt Hon Friend the Prime Minister has established the Department for International Trade to promote British trade across the world and take advantage of huge opportunities. We are beginning the process of recruiting trade negotiators in anticipation of the period of leading up to exiting the European Union after the completion of Article 50 negotiations. We are building our trade policy...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: World Trade Organisation 26 Jul 2016

    The UK is a Member of the WTO in its own right. However, in leaving the EU, we will need to update the terms of our WTO membership where, at present, our commitments are applied through the EU as a whole. We recognise the need to work with the EU and with other WTO Members in order to ensure a smooth transition which minimises the disruption to our trading relationships with other WTO...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Shellfish: Exports 25 Jul 2016

    HMRC special analysis showing the value of shellfish exports from England and Scotland is set out in the table below. Data are provisional and subject to revision. Exports of shellfish (£million) April 2015 to March 2016 England 191 Scotland 185 Source: HMRC special analysis of Regional Trade Statistics database

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Conservative MP for Wyre Forest

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

Topics of interest

  • 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)
  • Member, Finance Committee (since 20 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Financial Services Forum
Address of donor: 1st floor, 251 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9NG

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for myself and my wife, with a total value of £809.22

Destination of visit: France

Date of visit: 27-29 September 2015

Purpose of visit: Attending a conference at which I was guest speaker

(Registered 06 November 2015)
Name of donor: UK China Forum Ltd
Address of donor: 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation; total £2,365.09

Destination of visit: Beijing

Date of visit: 15-18 November 2015

Purpose of visit: Cross-party Parliamentary visit to attend the 2015 UK-China Leadership Forum organised by the Great Britain China Centre, UK China Forum Ltd and the International Department of the ruling Chinese party, and supported by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, to discuss how to develop UK-China relations following the State Visit to the UK by President Xi Jinping.

(Registered 30 November 2015)
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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