Julian Knight

Former MP, Solihull

Solihull Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Grandparents' Rights: Access to Grandchildren 25 Apr 2017

    I am absolutely convinced that the hon. Gentleman is a magnificent grandfather in many respects and an archetypal grandparent. This is a two-way thing. Both my grandmothers are still alive, and they are both 91 years old. One of them virtually brought me up from what was effectively a broken home. The relationship and bond that we formed is something that has carried me through my entire...
  • Grandparents' Rights: Access to Grandchildren 25 Apr 2017

    I heartily congratulate my hon. Friend on raising this important issue in the House today. Like me, he has received many communications showing the real emotional turmoil that many grandparents feel when they are estranged from their grandchildren. Does he agree that it is always an error when, as is sometimes the case, grandchildren are used as weapons in messy divorces?
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Prices 24 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has carried out an assessment of changes in investor confidence caused by Ofgem's proposal retrospectively to remove long-standing triad incentive payments from committed 2014 and 2015 capacity market contracts.

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Former Conservative MP for Solihull

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Julian Knight campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • HM Treasury
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Office
  • Individual Savings Accounts
  • Breast Cancer
  • Children: Day Care
  • Loans: Defaulters
  • Travellers: Caravan Sites

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Dec 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 18 Apr 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Julian Knight’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 55 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 89.29% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 69 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 74 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Royalties from Wileys, The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester PO19 5QD, for book written before I was elected:
23 September 2016, received £770.46. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 18 October 2016)
20 March 2017, received £1,106.43. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 05 April 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 1 December 2015, house in Haywards Heath, owned jointly with my wife: (i). (Registered 08 December 2015)

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