Dominic Charles Roberts Grieve (born 24 May 1956) is a British politician and barrister. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Beaconsfield since 1997, and served as Shadow Home Secretary from 2008 to 2009 and as Attorney General for England and Wales and Advocate General for Northern Ireland from May 2010 to July 2014, attending Cabinet. He was dismissed as Attorney General by then Prime Minister David Cameron as part of the Cabinet reshuffle of 14 July 2014, and was replaced by Jeremy Wright. Elected as a Conservative, Grieve is a prominent Remain supporter on Brexit, and had the Conservative whip removed on 3 September 2019 in the September 2019 suspension of rebel Conservative MPs; he currently sits as an independent politician.

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  • Dominic Charles Roberts Grieve (born 24 May 1956) is a British politician and barrister. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Beaconsfield since 1997, and served as Shadow Home Secretary from 2008 to 2009 and as Attorney General for England and Wales and Advocate General for Northern Ireland from May 2010 to July 2014, attending Cabinet. He was dismissed as Attorney General by then Prime Minister David Cameron as part of the Cabinet reshuffle of 14 July 2014, and was replaced by Jeremy Wright. Elected as a Conservative, Grieve is a prominent Remain supporter on Brexit, and had the Conservative whip removed on 3 September 2019 in the September 2019 suspension of rebel Conservative MPs; he currently sits as an independent politician. A liberal conservative, Grieve has been a central figure on Brexit and has frequently used his legal experience to propose amendments on the issue, with his interventions often being at odds with government policy. Grieve has called for a second referendum on EU membership, and before being expelled had said that he and other Conservative rebels would support a vote of no confidence to bring down a Conservative government, if that were the only way to block the “catastrophic” damage from a bad Brexit. In spring 2019, Grieve was threatened with deselection by his local party after losing a confidence vote by members. In October 2019, he announced that he would stand as an independent candidate in his constituency’s seat at the next general election. It was reported that the Liberal Democrats would stand aside to help him. Grieve is the president of the Franco-British Society. He was awarded the Legion of Honour in 2016, and broadcasts in French on French radio and television. He is a practising Anglican and was a member of the London diocesan synod of the Church of England. (en)
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  • Dominic Charles Roberts Grieve (born 24 May 1956) is a British politician and barrister. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Beaconsfield since 1997, and served as Shadow Home Secretary from 2008 to 2009 and as Attorney General for England and Wales and Advocate General for Northern Ireland from May 2010 to July 2014, attending Cabinet. He was dismissed as Attorney General by then Prime Minister David Cameron as part of the Cabinet reshuffle of 14 July 2014, and was replaced by Jeremy Wright. Elected as a Conservative, Grieve is a prominent Remain supporter on Brexit, and had the Conservative whip removed on 3 September 2019 in the September 2019 suspension of rebel Conservative MPs; he currently sits as an independent politician. (en)
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