Richard Graham

MP, Gloucester

Gloucester Conservative

Richard Graham campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Richard Graham’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Richard Graham’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Topical Questions 8 Dec 2016

    One of the changes to the state pension that everyone should welcome, but which is not as well known as it should be, is the recognition given to the years spent by women bringing up children, which now count as a national insurance credit towards a full state pension. Will my hon. Friend update the House on the number of women starting to benefit from this and its estimated value during a...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 7 Dec 2016

    Good train links are vital in enabling our constituents to get to work. It is therefore incredibly frustrating for my constituents that, of the 63 services a day that CrossCountry operates between Birmingham and Bristol, only three stop at the city of Gloucester on the way. Will my right hon. Friend ensure that when Ministers extend the train operator’s franchise, they do not allow...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Gloucester

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • HM Treasury
  • Education
  • Individual Savings Accounts
  • Asylum
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Direct Selling
  • Dangerous Driving

Currently held offices

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: UK China Forum Ltd
Address of donor: 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return (premium) economy class air ticket to Beijing, £2,117.09 and three nights in a hotel in Beijing, £124 per night; total £2,489.09

Destination of visit: Beijing

Date of visit: 16-19 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 02 December 2015)
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Economy class flights (international and domestic) £822.51; accommodation £455.91; food and drink £163.96; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £243.56; total £1,685.94

Destination of visit: China (Beijing and Wuhan)

Dates of visit: 13–17 November 2016

Purpose of visit: To maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; support British businesses operating in China; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 24 November 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
The Graham Montrose Co. Ltd; operating licensed premise (pubs). (Registered 08 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
I am a director of the Great Britain China Centre, non-departmental public body. (Registered 08 June 2015)

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