Edward Garnier

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Edward Garnier is the Conservative MP for Harborough and the Government's Solicitor General since May 2010.[1]

Tobacco Hospitality

In May 2011, he accepted two tickets to the Chelsea Flower Show from Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and hospitality, worth £1,132.80.[2]

JTI spent £23,000 entertaining MPs in the UK in six months during 2011.[3]

In May 2014 Garnier once again accepted two tickets to the Chelsea Flower show worth £1,404.00 from JTI.[4]

For more details, see Tobacco Industry Hospitality for UK Politicians.

External Resources

Profile of Edward Garnier on TheyWorkForYou website.


  1. Attorney General's Office, Solicitor General's biography, Website, undated, accessed 17 December 2011
  2. House of Commons Publications,Register of Members' Financial Interests - 13th December 2011 report, 13 December 2011, accessed December 2011
  3. M. Goslett, K. Gladdis, ‘Tobacco firm gave thousands of pounds worth of hospitality to nine MPs who opposed smoking bill’, Daily Mail, 23 November 2011, accessed December 2011
  4. House of Commons Publications, Register of Members’ Financial Interests – 9 February 2015 report, 9 February 2015, accessed February 2015