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.

However, Richard Graham sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Richard Graham consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment 21 Jul 2016

    It is a pleasure to take part in the debate and to have an opportunity to welcome my colleagues on the Front Bench, who are serving—I think for the first time—as Deputy Leader of the House and duty Whip. I congratulate them on their new responsibilities. In a summer when a decade seems to have passed in the last month—indeed, so much has happened since the ghastly murder of...
  • Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment 21 Jul 2016

    Yes, my hon. Friend is absolutely right to stress that. She has experience of the NHS herself as a doctor, and it is right to point out that there are huge opportunities both on the technical level and the care side and on the course she took through university. I should finish my contribution today by drawing attention to two exciting things happening in Gloucester during this great summer...
  • Terrorist Attack: Nice: UK's Nuclear Deterrent 18 Jul 2016

    Before my hon. Friend speaks about those two crucial points, does he agree that the speech we have just heard from the hon. Member for Chesterfield (Toby Perkins) was a most powerful argument, based on core beliefs that he has clearly thought about deeply and for a long time? It should be compelling for those of our constituents who are not clear about the party lines on this issue.

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Conservative MP for Gloucester

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

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Education
  • Transport
  • Asylum
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Direct Selling
  • Dangerous Driving
  • Atos Healthcare

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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
22 September 2015, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for opinion survey. Payment made direct to local organisation. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 18 November 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
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

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £1,872.02, accommodation £404.78, domestic transport £179.13, food and drink £205.06, meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire), £322.27, other (inc. transaction and cash withdrawal fees) £15.39; total £2,998.65

Destination of visit: China (Beijing, Shenyang and Dalian)

Date of visit: 19-25 September 2015

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

(Registered 30 September 2015)
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)
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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