Mark Prisk

MP, Hertford and Stortford

Hertford and Stortford Conservative

Mark Prisk’s voting in Parliament

Mark Prisk is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Mark Prisk’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

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Mark Prisk never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs 25 Nov 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what date in January 2016 is set for her Department to announce its decision on feed-in tariffs following its review.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Business Rates 9 Nov 2015

    The imposition of business rates on empty properties is increasingly holding back the regeneration of brownfield sites in town and cities. Before any devolution, may I strongly encourage Ministers to revisit and reform this part of the system so that we can build more homes and workplaces?
  • Housing and Planning Bill 2 Nov 2015

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes). She is a planner and I am a chartered surveyor, and I draw the House’s attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. This is a broad and substantial Bill and it is difficult to do it justice in just five minutes. I preface my remarks by strongly commending the excellent...

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Conservative MP for Hertford and Stortford

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Trade and Industry
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Business
  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Departmental IT
  • Christmas
  • IT Projects
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax

Currently held offices

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (6 Sep 2012 to 18 Nov 2013)
  • The Minister for Housing (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (27 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (23 Jun 2008 to 29 Jun 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (10 May 2005 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Paymaster General (1 Jun 2003 to 1 Jun 2004)
  • Shadow Financial Secretary (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 17 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 84.85% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 114 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Prisk’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 486 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice, non-executive director of Edward Stanford Ltd, 12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9LP, a cartography and travel retailer. Expected remuneration of £1,000 a month, for an expected commitment of eight hours a month. (Updated 1 July 2015)
Payment of £1,000 received for October 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 04 November 2014)
Payment of £1,000 received for November 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 01 December 2014)
Payment of £1,000 received for December 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 02 January 2015)
Payment of £1,000 received for January 2015. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 02 February 2015)
Payment of £1,000 received for February 2015. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 02 March 2015)
Payment of £1,000 received for April 2015. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 11 May 2015)
29 May 2015, payment of £1,000 received for May 2015. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 02 June 2015)
From 1 June 2014 until further notice, Strategic Adviser to Essential Living Ltd, provider of private rented homes. Address: 30 Monck St, London SW1. Expected remuneration of £15,000-£20,000 a year, in payments of £1,500 a month, for an expected commitment of eight hours a month. (Registered 9 July 2014; updated 1 July 2015)
Received £1,500 for October 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 04 November 2014)
Received £1,500 for November 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 01 December 2014)
Received £1,500 for December 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 02 January 2015)
Received £1,500 for January 2015. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 02 February 2015)
Received £1,500 for February 2015. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 02 March 2015)
Received £1,500 for April 2015. Hours: 8 hrs (Registered 11 May 2015)
29 May 2015, received £1,500 for May 2015. Hours: 8 hrs (Registered 02 June 2015)
Payments made by Brett (PBA) Consultants, Caversham Bridge House, Waterman Place, Reading RG1 8DN:
2 December 2014, received £2,000 for preparation and presentation of a seminar. Hours: approx. 8 hrs. (Registered 04 December 2014)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr. G. and Mrs. M. Morrison
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 February 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part share in a commercial property in Cornwall: (i) and (ii) (Registered 02 March 2012)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising chartered surveyor.

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