Mark Garnier

MP, Wyre Forest

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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 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: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Point of Order: [Day 1] 14 Mar 2018

    My hon. Friend is right to raise the issue of non-tariff barriers. The World Trade Organisation itself identified that there were 300 non-tariff barriers in 2010, and the figure rose to 1,200 by 2015. Does she agree that Great Britain can be a strong advocate of free trade in the WTO and can try to drive a reduction in not only tariffs, but non-tariff barriers?
  • Point of Order: [Day 1] 14 Mar 2018

    Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
  • Point of Order: [Day 1] 14 Mar 2018

    I want to go back to the comments that the hon. Gentleman made about Sir Martin Donnelly, whom I worked with for a number of months; he is a civil servant of extreme ability and wisdom. When he made the banquet versus the packet of crisps analogy, I think he was looking to a certain extent at some of those simple gravity models used by the Treasury—the simple mathematical trade-off...

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 12 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.37% 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.
  • 67 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Garnier’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 141 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PO Box 55937, Riyadh 11544

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, transport, food and accommodation with a value of £7,802

Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia

Dates of visit: 11-15 February 2018

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding in order to gain a deeper understanding of the strategic links between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UK.

(Registered 27 February 2018)
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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