Chris Grayling MP Epsom and Ewell, Conservative, Secretary of State for Transport


Chris Grayling

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Opposition Whip 2002; Shadow Spokesperson for Health 2002-03; Shadow Minister for: Public Services, Health and Education 2003-04, Higher Education 2004-05, Health 2005; Shadow Leader of the House of Commons 2005; Ex-officio member House of Commons' Commission 2005; Shadow Secretary of State for: Transport 2005-07, Work and Pensions 2007-09; Shadow Home Secretary 2009-10; Minister of State for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions 2010-12; Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice 2012-15; Leader of the House of Commons 2015-2016; Lord President of the Council 2015-2016.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Warrington South 1997 general election. Member for Epsom and Ewell 2001-10, for Epsom and Ewell (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Transport, welfare reform, pensions, home affairs.

Election record for Epsom and Ewell, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 55.88%
Liberal Democrat 26.68%
Labour 11.84%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Grayling, Chris Conservative 30,868 55.88
Lees, Jonathan Liberal Democrat 14,734 26.68
Montgomery, Craig Labour 6,538 11.84
Wallace, Elizabeth UK Independence Party 2,549 4.62
Ticher, Peter RRG 266 0.49
Majority 16,134 votes
Electorate 79,908
Turnout (55,242) 69.13%

Registered interests

Land and Property: Two terraced houses in London, from which rental income is received.

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): Two courtesy passes for Epsom Racecourse provided by United Racecourses. My wife and I received tickets for the Conservative Party's 'Black and White Party' on 4 February 2009, paid for by Kara Gnodde, of Hampshire. (Registered 3 March 2009)

Sponsorship or financial or material support: Employee on secondment to my office from Adrian White of Dorking in Surrey to assist with my responsibilities as Shadow Home Secretary. Reception sponsored by Toyota for my constituency in June 2008. (Registered 29 June 2008) Temporary secondment of two part-time members of staff by PriceWaterhouseCoopers to my office to assist in policy development and analysis for the Shadow Work and Pensions team. (Registered 2 September 2008) Financial support provided for the running of my office by Flowidea Ltd. (Registered 2 September 2008) Temporary secondment of an analyst by KPMG to my office to assist in policy work for my Shadow Home Affairs brief. (Registered 24 March 2009) Financial support provided for the running of my office by Midland Chilled Foods Ltd of Willenhall. (Registered 29 April 2009)

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