James Gray

James Gray is the Conservative MP for North Wiltshire, and has been an MP continuously since 1 May 1997.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

1. Employment and earnings

  • Payments from Savanta ComRes, 54 Bermondsey St, Bermondsey, London SE1 3UD:
    • 1 November 2021, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 November 2021)
    • 6 December 2021, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 8 December 2021)
  • Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
    • 20 January 2022, received £225. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 August 2022)
    • 28 July 2022, received £225. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 August 2022)
    • 30 August 2022, received £250. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 2 September 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: APPG for the Armed Forces
    Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ten dinners, value £45 each; two breakfasts, value £15 each; total £480
    Date received: 1 January 2022 to 2 November 2022
    Date accepted: 1 January 2022 to 2 November 2022
    Donor status: other
    (Registered 14 July 2022; updated 02 November 2022)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: (1) Lockheed Martin UK Ltd (2) CAE U.K. Plc
    Address of donor: (1) Cunard House, 15 Lower Regent Street, London SW1Y 4LR (2) Innovation Drive, Burgess Hill RH15 9TW
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) domestic transport and meals for me and a member of staff to the value of £264 (2) domestic transport and meals for me and a member of staff to the value of £264
    Destination of visit: Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Dates of visit: 28 September - 1 October 2021
    Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation with the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces to meet current politicians from Bosnia and Herzegovina and to learn about the Bosnian War.
    (Registered 1 November 2021)
  • Name of donor: (1) Lockheed Martin UK Ltd (2) CAE U.K. Plc
    Address of donor: (1) Cunard House, 15 Lower Regent Street, London SW1Y 4LR (2) Innovation Drive, Burgess Hill RH15 9TW
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Domestic transport and subsistence for me and a member of staff, estimated value £387 (2) Domestic transport and subsistence for me and a member of staff, estimated value £387
    Destination of visit: Monte Cassino
    Dates of visit: 25-28 July 2022
    Purpose of visit: APPG Armed Forces study tour of military cemeteries and battlefields.
    (Registered 24 August 2022)
  • Name of donor: APPG for the Polar Regions
    Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Contribution to local and international travel, food and accommodation totalling £3,459.28
    Destination of visit: Denmark, Greenland, Iceland
    Dates of visit: 26 September - 6 October 2022
    Purpose of visit: To understand better Greenland/UK/Denmark relations, challenges in the UK/Greenland Free Trade Agreement, how climate science is conducted, and Arctic political relationships following the invasion of Ukraine. See the impact of ice loss and permafrost melt on Greenland communities. Support British Diplomatic efforts across the region and meet other Parliamentarians.
    (Registered 31 October 2022)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • Two residential properties in Wiltshire, acquired in 2013: (i) and (ii). (Registered 3 September 2015)
  • Until 16 November 2022, one residential property in Reading, acquired in 2010: (i) and (ii). (Registered 03 September 2022; updated 21 November 2022)
  • From 18 October 2015, house in Wiltshire, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and, from 30 March 2017, (ii). (Registered 7 July 2017)
  • From 23 March 2016, house in Wiltshire, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and from 5 July 2016, (ii). (Registered 7 July 2017)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

  • I employ my wife, Philippa Gray, as Executive and Diary Secretary.