Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Mark Prisk voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately against a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Has never voted on a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
Exporting in the modern economy requires sustained financial support, yet the law in this country restricts to individual transactions the financial support for exports. I urge the Government to change the law so that we can have the support that is needed for exporters, small, medium and large.
My hon. Friend has rightly drawn attention to the role of individual landlords, but the key element of the Government’s present strategy is encouraging institutional investors, not dissimilar to those in Germany. Does he agree that that is the best way in which we could increase supply, choice, quality and indeed the longevity of terms in the manner he has described?
I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for his very generous remarks earlier. Houses in multiple occupation are a subset of the private rented sector on which there needs to be a real concentration. I certainly attempted to do that as a Minister, and I am sure that my successor is also seeking to do so. Does the Chairman of the Select Committee agree that we should often focus on HMOs in...
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Conservative MP for Hertford and Stortford
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Topics of interest
- Trade and Industry
- Communities and Local Government
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Procurement
- Departmental IT
- IT Projects
- Stamp Duty Land Tax
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 and Enterprise), Business (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Business & Enterprise), Business (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Business (27 Jul 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (4 Jun 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (19 Jan 2009 to 4 Jun 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (6 Jan 2009 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (6 Jan 2009 to 6 Jan 2009)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (24 Jun 2008 to 10 Aug 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (6 Jul 2007 to 6 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Minister (Small Businesses and Enterprise), Trade & Industry (20 Oct 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Small Businesses), Trade & Industry (16 Dec 2005 to 20 Oct 2006)
- Whip, Whips (17 Mar 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Assistant Chief Whip, Whips (18 Nov 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 18 Nov 2004)
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 76.81% 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 — below 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 476 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Received £1,000 for keynote speech for Partnership working in Housing seminar (21 November 2013). Hours: 4 hrs approx. (Registered 27 November 2013)
16 January 2014, received fee of £750 for chairing construction seminar on 10 December 2013. Hours: 3 hrs plus 1 hr preparation. (Registered 20 January 2014)
8. Land and Property
Part share in a commercial property in Cornwall, from which rental income is derived. (Registered 2 March 2012)
Non-practising chartered surveyor.
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