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Greg Hands

Conservative - Chelsea and Fulham

First elected: 5th May 2005

Minister of State (Department for Business and Trade)

(since November 2023)

Greg Hands is not a member of any APPGs
10 Former APPG memberships
Brazil, Estonia, France, Germany, Nutrition for Growth, Peru, Romania, Russia, Trade out of Poverty, Turkey
Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office)
7th Feb 2023 - 13th Nov 2023
Minister of State (Department for International Trade)
9th Oct 2022 - 7th Feb 2023
Minister of State (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
16th Sep 2021 - 7th Sep 2022
Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill
9th Nov 2021 - 25th Nov 2021
Minister of State (Department for International Trade)
13th Feb 2020 - 16th Sep 2021
Minister of State (Department for International Trade)
9th Jan 2018 - 21st Jun 2018
Minister of State (Department for International Trade) (and Minister for London)
13th Jun 2017 - 9th Jan 2018
Minister of State (Department for International Trade)
15th Jul 2016 - 13th Jun 2017
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
8th May 2015 - 14th Jul 2016
Treasurer of HM Household (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons)
7th Oct 2013 - 8th May 2015
Committee of Selection
9th Oct 2013 - 30th Mar 2015
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)
14th Oct 2011 - 7th Oct 2013
Shadow Minister (Treasury)
19th Jan 2009 - 6th May 2010
European Scrutiny Committee
12th Mar 2007 - 6th May 2010
Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
27th Jun 2006 - 6th May 2010
Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee
27th Jun 2006 - 6th May 2010
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
16th Jan 2006 - 27th Jun 2006

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Greg Hands has voted in 731 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Alan Whitehead (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Climate Change and Net Zero)
(70 debate interactions)
Gareth Thomas (Labour (Co-op))
Shadow Minister (International Trade)
(67 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department for International Trade
(529 debate contributions)
Department for Business and Trade
(118 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(16 debate contributions)
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Chelsea and Fulham Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petition Debates Contributed

As the Coronavirus escalates, there are concerns that a trade deal between the UK Government and the US deal might not exempt our NHS, leaving it vulnerable to privatisation and in direct contradiction to promises this would not happen.

Latest EDMs signed by Greg Hands

22nd January 2019
Greg Hands signed this EDM on Tuesday 22nd January 2019


Tabled by: Lord McLoughlin (Conservative - Derbyshire Dales)
That this House congratulates the Office of the Government Chief Whip on reaching its centenary year; further congratulates Sir Roy Stone, Principal Private Secretary, on his knighthood in the 2019 New Year's Honours list; notes that Sir Roy is only the fourth person since 1919 to hold the position of …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 27
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Greg Hands, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

Greg Hands has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Greg Hands has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

1 Bill introduced by Greg Hands

A Bill to make provision for the implementation of a regulated asset base model for nuclear energy generation projects; for revenue collection for the purposes of that model; for a special administration regime for licensees subject to that model; and about the circumstances in which bodies corporate are not associated with site operators for the purposes of programmes relating to funding the decommissioning of nuclear sites.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 31st March 2022 and was enacted into law.

Greg Hands has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting

Greg Hands has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament