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.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions 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
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy: DWP Policies and Low-income Households 17 Jan 2017

    Madam Deputy Speaker, you would not know from the speeches made by Scottish National party Members this evening that welfare spending in the United Kingdom was 264 billion in 2015-16. That made up 35% of public spending and 14% of GDP. All those figures are higher than they were in 2010. We rose from being 20th in the world in terms of welfare spending in 2000 to 13th in the world by...
  • Bill Presented: National Citizen Service Bill [Lords] 16 Jan 2017

    I share the sentiments expressed by my hon. Friend the Member for Cleethorpes (Martin Vickers) as he described some of the NCS social action projects in his constituency. In fact, I have agreed with almost everything that has been said today by Members on both sides of the House. I agreed with my hon. Friend the Member for East Worthing and Shoreham (Tim Loughton) when he spoke in his...
  • Policing and Crime Bill: Inquiry into complaints alleging corrupt relationships between police and newspaper organisations 10 Jan 2017

    I rise to support, as strongly as I possibly can, the Government’s amendment in lieu of Lords amendment 134. It recognises the force of the arguments laid out in the report by my hon. Friend the Member for Cheltenham (Alex Chalk) and I last year, “Stalking: the Case for Extending the Maximum Sentence”. The report summarised the work of our researchers. Through them, we met...

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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: 9 Jan 2017.

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

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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