Mark Garnier

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade)

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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: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Small Businesses: Loans 7 Dec 2017

    Holding answer received on 06 December 2017 UK Export Finance (UKEF) has provided £14 billion of support for UK exports in the last five financial years to March 2017. UKEF operates at no net cost to the taxpayer and seeks to recover the full amount of any claims paid. UKEF also charges a premium to reflect the risk it assumes. In that time, claims paid by UKEF on this support...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Turkey: Military Aircraft 7 Dec 2017

    The Department for International Trade’s Defence & Security Organisation and the Ministry of Defence recently held a Turkey-UK, TF-X Programme G2G Steering Committee meeting with Turkish officials to discuss how the Turkish and UK Government and industry could work closely together to progress the TF-X project. Due to the commercially sensitive nature of these discussions, we are...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Exports 7 Dec 2017

    The Department for International Trade is pursuing a number of initiatives aimed at boosting UK goods and services exports. It already has a network of 177 posts across 108 countries both inside and outside the EU, and provides firms with practical and financial assistance to help them succeed when exporting or expanding globally. Additionally, on 1 December the Government announced its...

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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 9 debates in the last year — well 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.
  • Has voted in 91.67% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 68 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Garnier’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 140 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Nov 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: 1900 Club
Address of donor: c/o The Secretary, 29 Cromwell Avenue, Highgate, London N6 5HN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards my general election fighting fund

Donor status: members' association

(Registered 27 June 2017)
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)
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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