Richard Graham

Conservative MP for Gloucester


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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.

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Richard Graham has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Worcester Warriors Rugby Club 22 Sep 2022

    My hon. Friend is making a fantastic case for the importance of rugby in his city and in my city of Gloucester. May I just share with him the solidarity that everybody at Kingsholm and Gloucester Rugby feels for his club? We want to see the Warriors back on great form, and we want to see these financial problems resolved. He has our full support in Gloucester.
  • Ukraine 22 Sep 2022

    I think the cross-party support we are hearing today for Ukraine and for the victims of murder and sexual violence sends a very powerful message. Does the hon. Member agree that the next challenge, even though it feels early to be thinking this yet, is to be preparing to win the peace? Quite often in the past, when we have left military successes—Iraq would be the outstanding example—we...
  • Tributes to Her Late Majesty The Queen 9 Sep 2022

    Some wonderful tributes from across the House have been given to a simply amazing woman, our nation’s unshakeable rock in storms, our favourite granny and, above all, our Queen —much loved, and now deeply mourned in Gloucester, across the United Kingdom and abroad. Her late Majesty touched lives not just in the 14 countries for which she was Head of State, or even the 54 countries that...

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Conservative MP for Gloucester

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

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Topics of interest

Richard Graham campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • HM Treasury
  • Justice
  • Education
  • Individual Savings Accounts
  • *No heading*
  • Asylum
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Direct Selling

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 11 May 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2022.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Renewable UK
Address of donor: Chapter House, 22 Chapter Street, London SW1P 4NP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Travel and hospitality associated with viewing marine technology, value £874.40

Date received: 9 August 2021

Date accepted: 9 August 2021

Donor status: company, registration 01874667

(Registered 06 September 2021)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
The Graham Montrose Co. Ltd; operating licensed premise (pubs). (Registered 08 June 2015)
Since April 2017, Scribble Press Ltd. (Registered 06 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
From February 2018, Chairman (unpaid) of the Gloucester History Trust. (Registered 08 May 2018)
From April 2018, Chairman (unpaid) of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy, a non-departmental government body. (Registered 08 May 2018)
Trustee (unpaid) of the Essex Research Foundation. (Registered 15 May 2018)
From October 2017, Trustee of the Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund (PCPF). (Registered 10 January 2020)

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