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Andrew Griffith’s voting in Parliament
Andrew Griffith is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Andrew Griffith sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of Andrew Griffith’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Andrew Griffith’s full vote analysis page for more.
Andrew Griffith has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Dogs (DNA Databases) Bill: Second Reading – Andrew Griffith.
Does the Leader of the House agree that, while it is rightly a matter for the Boundary Commission, it is important that constituencies reflect the history and geography of this great nation? Let me highlight just one example—the communities of Pulborough, Coldwaltham and Amberley. Despite being in the Arun valley and sometimes sitting literally in the middle of that river when it floods, as...
The hon. Gentleman talks about conflict and suffering and, of course, we deplore that on both sides of the House, but I am not aware that that conflict and suffering are in France. Much as I deplore many aspects of French civilisation, including its attitude to the monarchy, France is in the G7, the G20 and a founder member of the United Nations, so I do not understand why he feels that we...
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Conservative MP for Arundel and South Downs
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department for Transport
- Department for International Trade
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Ministry of Justice
- Aviation: Coronavirus
- Motor Vehicles: Crime
- Trade Agreements: Japan
- Coronavirus: Vaccination
Currently held offices
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Procedure Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 11 Jan 2021)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Jul 2021.
1. Employment and earnings
19 June 2020, received £1,600 from Mosaic Research Management (proprietary investment research), LLC
, 590 Madison Avenue, New York, NY10022, US
, for Market research on European tech companies. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 06 July 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
One house and two flats in London, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 January 2020)
One holiday home in Cornwall, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 January 2020)
Until 1 November 2020, I was an unpaid trustee of the Nigel Vinson Charitable Trust (No 265077). (Registered 10 January 2020; updated 20 April 2021)
In recognition of my previous 20 years' service, Sky Subscriber Services Ltd has provided me with an open-ended subscription to Sky television and telecommunication packages. Annual value for 2021-2022, approx. £1,000. (Registered 10 January 2020; updated 13 April 2021)
From 1 July 2020, Member of Wilton Park Advisory Council, a not-for-profit executive agency of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
which organises events that bring together leading representatives from politics, diplomacy, academia, business, civil society, the military and the media. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 06 July 2020)
On 21 September 2020, I accepted a painting from Sky Arts
with a value of approximately £290. (Registered 07 October 2020)
From 1 January to 31 December 2021, complimentary social membership of the Cowdray Park Polo Club with a value of £205. (Registered 18 May 2021)
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