Nusrat Ghani

The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Conservative MP for Wealden

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Nusrat Ghani’s voting in Parliament

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

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Conservative MP for Wealden

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Nusrat Ghani campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health
  • Department for International Trade
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Endometriosis
  • Southern: Standards
  • Passenger Ships: Coronavirus
  • Overseas Trade: China
  • Community Infrastructure Levy

Currently held offices

  • Member, Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform Bill) Committee (since 2 Nov 2022)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (since 7 Sep 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2020 to 22 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 25 Oct 2022)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (11 Jul 2019 to 17 Dec 2019)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (9 Jan 2018 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (9 Jan 2018 to 11 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 20 Feb 2018)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 20 Feb 2018)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 20 Feb 2018)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (12 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 20 Feb 2018)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Nov 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
From 9 March 2020 until 7 September 2022, a Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange (think tank) 1 Old Queen Street, London, SW1H 9JA. From 9 March 2021, I received £12,000 a year for providing advice on trade, maritime, security and terrorism. Hours: 6 hrs a month. I consulted ACoBA about this role. (Registered 01 May 2020; updated 12 April 2021, 10 March 2022 and 30 September 2022)
From 4 September 2020 until 7 September 2022, Non-executive Chairman of the Belfast Consortium Supervisory Board, 5 Ferguson Drive, Lisburn, Belfast BT28 2EX. I received £60,000 a year. Hours: approx. 7 hrs a month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 22 September 2020; updated 11 November 2021 and 30 September 2022)
15 November 2021, payment of £5,000 from Holman Fenwick Willan (law firm), Friary Court, 65 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE, for a speaking engagement. Hours: 2.5 hrs. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 06 December 2021)
22 February 2022, payment of £265.30 from the National, London bureau, 5th floor, 52 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0AU, for an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 02 March 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: International Chamber of Shipping
Address of donor: 7th Floor, Walsingham House, 35 Seething Lane, London EC3N 4AH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two nights’ accommodation and travel during COP 26 conference, where I spoke at the Shaping the Future of Shipping conference. Estimated value, £1,150

Date received: 5-6 November 2021

Date accepted: 5 November 2021

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 06 December 2021)
Name of donor: Channel 4
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket for the PACT Awards dinner, value £312

Date received: 24 June 2022

Date accepted: 24 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 01533774

(Registered 15 July 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: International Republican Institute
Address of donor: 1225 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) international transport, accommodation, transfers and meals for me to the value of £1,494 (2) international transport, accommodation, transfers and meals for my member of staff to the value of £1,263; total value £2,757

Destination of visit: Rome, Italy

Dates of visit: (1) Myself: 20-24 November 2021 (2) My member of staff: 21-24 November 2021

Purpose of visit: Attending and addressing a conference hosted by the International Republican Institute, attended by legislators and experts from across Europe and America, to discuss foreign policy in relation to sanctions.

(Registered 09 December 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
From 8 December 2020 until 7 September 2022, a Trustee of Seafarers UK, a charity which supports seafarers and their families in need. (Registered 08 December 2020; updated 30 September 2022)
From 15 November 2021 until 7 September 2022, Volunteer Board Member of Warsash Maritime school, Solent University, a college which supports seafarer education and training. I consulted ACoBA about this unpaid role. (Registered 15 November 2022; updated 30 September 2022)

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