James Gray

North Wiltshire Conservative

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How James Gray voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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James Gray sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Housing Projects (Planning) 7 Apr 2014

    Although I understand what the Minister is saying, I, like the hon. Member for North East Derbyshire (Natascha Engel), feel that where there is no local plan in place, as is the case in Wiltshire, the Government planning inspectors tend to use the old figures and the old central procedures in such a way that opportunistic developers, such as those who are trying to get 350 houses and a Tesco...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 26 Mar 2014

    The whole world has watched with grave concern events in Crimea and the massing of Russian troops on the eastern border of Ukraine. Coming on top of other instability in the world—in Syria, north Africa, the Central African Republic, Venezuela and elsewhere—is it not time that the Prime Minister re-examined the national security strategy and maybe, just maybe, thought about...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Army 2020 17 Mar 2014

    What recent progress he has made on the Army 2020 proposals.

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Conservative MP for North Wiltshire


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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • RAF Lyneham
  • Hospitality
  • Horse Passports
  • Inland Revenue
  • RAF Bases

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 10 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (20 Feb 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment & Transport (9 May 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment and Transport (6 Jul 2004 to 9 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment & Transport (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 59 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 92 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Gray’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 702 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
£75 for participating in the June 2013 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 9 September 2013)
£75 for participating in the October 2013 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 November 2013)
£75 for participating in the ComRes November 2013 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 5 February 2014)
£75 for participating in the ComRes December 2013 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 minutes. (Registered 27 February 2014)
£75 for participating in the ComRes January 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 15 minutes. (Registered 10 March 2014)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone St, London EC1Y 8RT.
Payment of £70 for survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 June 2013)
Payment of £80 for online survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 November 2013)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road,London SE1 1FY, for completing surveys:
Received £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 2 September 2013)
Received £200. Hours:1 hr. (Registered 6 September 2013)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in London from which rental income is received.
(Registered 11 June 2012)

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