Gregory Barker MP Bexhill and Battle, Conservative, Minister of State for Climate Change, Department of Energy and Climate Change

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Gregory Barker

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.

Biography

  • Born:

    8/3/1966
  • Positions

    Opposition Whip 2003-05; Shadow Minister for: the Environment 2005-08, Climate Change 2008-10; Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change 2010-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Eccles 1997 general election. Member for Bexhill and Battle 2001-10, for Bexhill and Battle (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Environment, education, overseas development.
  • Party groups

    Chair: Shoreham Young Conservatives 1982-83, Royal Holloway Conservative Society 1986-87; Vice-chair: Hammersmith Conservative Association 1993-95, Wandsworth and Tooting Conservative Association 1997-98; Founding member, 2020 group 2011-.
  • Countries of interest

    Australia, Germany, Russia, USA.
  • International bodies

    Former member, British-German Forum.

Election record for Bexhill and Battle, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 51.44%
Liberal Democrat 27.9%
Labour 11.93%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Barker, Gregory Conservative 28,147 51.44
Varrall, Mary Liberal Democrat 15,267 27.9
Royston, James Labour 6,524 11.93
Wheeler, Stuart Trust 2,699 4.94
Jackson, Neil British National Party 1,950 3.57
Majority 12,880 votes
Electorate 81,032
Turnout (54,725) 67.54%

Registered interests

Registrable shareholdings: Quester VCT 5 PLC Close Technology and General VCT PLC New European Property Holdings Ltd. (NEPH) Igroland Ltd; owns and operates children's entertainment centres in Ukraine. Penna plc Hedleigh Mayfair Limited; property investment in London W1.

Registrable shareholdings: Flare View Ltd.

Land and Property: Freehold commercial business park property in East Anglia, from which I receive rental income.

Overseas visits: 29 November-4 December 2008, to Brazil to look at rain forest issues in my capacity as Shadow Climate Change Minister; cost of return business class flight to Brazil and economy class internal flights was met by Woodland Estates Limited. (I paid for my own accommodation and other expenses.) (Registered 23 December 2008) 29 March-1 April 2009, to Washington DC, to participate in the GLOBE International Commission on Climate + Energy Security. Hotels, hospitality and flights provided by Globe International. (Registered 9 April 2009)

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): Transport to and from Gleneagles, Scotland, as keynote speaker at the IG renewables forum on 23 March 2009, provided by Emap networks. (Registered 9 April 2009)

Sponsorship or financial or material support: From 23 November 2008-13 March 2009, a volunteer was seconded to my office by Woodlands Estates Limited to assist with my shadow ministerial responsibilities for Climate Change. (Registered 20 November 2008) I have received a donation from Mrs N L Eckert, of Hailsham, East Sussex, in my capacity as Shadow Minister for Climate Change to assist with the funding of research and campaign work. (Registered 26 March 2009) I have received a donation from Summerleaze Ltd to meet the cost of two Woodchip and Biofuel Seminars I organised in my capacity as Shadow Minister for Climate Change. (Registered 16 June 2009)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Operating adviser to Pegasus Capital Advisors, LP.

Remunerated directorships: Director, Flare View Ltd.; property investment company holding freehold property let to commercial tenants.

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