Dominic Grieve MP Beaconsfield, Conservative


Dominic Grieve

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 Spokesperson for: Constitutional Affairs and Scotland 1999-2001, Home Office 2001-03; Shadow Attorney General 2003-09; Shadow Home Secretary 2008-09; Shadow Secretary of State for Justice 2009-10; Attorney General 2010-14.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Standards; Privileges.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Norwood 1987 general election. Member for Beaconsfield 1997-2010, for Beaconsfield (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Law and order, environment, defence, foreign affairs, European Union, constitution.
  • Party groups

    President, Oxford University Conservative Association 1977; Society of Conservative Lawyers: Chair: Research Committee 1992-95, Finance and General Purposes 2006-.
  • Countries of interest

    France, India, Luxembourg.

Election record for Beaconsfield, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 61%
Liberal Democrat 19.56%
Labour 11.68%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Grieve, Dominic Conservative 32,053 61
Edwards, John Liberal Democrat 10,276 19.56
Miles, Jeremy Labour 6,135 11.68
Gray-Fisk, Delphine UK Independence Party 2,597 4.95
Bailey, Jem Green 768 1.47
Cowen, Andrew Expense 475 0.91
Baron, Quentin Independent 191 0.37
Majority 21,782 votes
Electorate 74,982
Turnout (52,548) 70.08%

Registered interests

Registrable shareholdings: Rio Tinto Shell Diageo GlaxoSmithKline Reckitt Benckiser Schroders Home Retail Group Anglo American Platinum Corp Astrazeneca Ord. Standard Chartered LVMH BHP Billiton Experian

Land and Property: House in London, generating rental income. I am part-owner of a house for personal occupation and of some building land in France.

Overseas visits: 26-29 November 2008, to India, on fact-finding visit to discuss security matters, at the invitation of the Indian Government. I was accompanied by a member of my staff, and our air tickets, accommodation and hospitality were provided by the Indian Government. (Registered 16 December 2008)

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): My wife and I received tickets for the Conservative Party's 'Black and White Party' on 4 February 2009, paid for by Rainham Steel Co Ltd. (Registered 3 March 2009) I received a case of wine from Francis Taylor Building (barristers' chambers) as thanks for delivering the Boydell lecture in May 2009. (Registered 20 May 2009) Name of donor: Mr John Lewis Address of donor : private Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: tickets for my wife and I to attend the Conservative Party's Summer Party on 17 June 2009. Payment for tickets, to value of £1,600, made directly to the Conservative Party. Date of receipt of donation: 17 June 2009 Date of acceptance of donation: 17 June 2009 Donor status: private individual (Registered 14 July 2009 )

Sponsorship or financial or material support: Contribution made between November 2006 and November 2007 through Conservative Campaign Headquarters towards the office costs of the Shadow Home Secretary from: Midlands Industrial Council. (Registered 16 July 2008) Harris Ventures Limited (Registered 16 July 2008) Ad hoc advice on communications from The Kingstree Group. (Registered 5 January 2009)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Barrister. Ex-member of Lloyds' reinsured into Equitas and a member of NACDE, a Names Action Group. Fees from BBC for appearances on 'Question Time' and 'Any Questions'. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 18 July 2008)

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