Mark Prisk

MP, Hertford and Stortford

Hertford and Stortford Conservative

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How Mark Prisk voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Mark Prisk hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Epilepsy 26 Feb 2015

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend for giving way and sorry to interrupt quite so early in her speech. I strongly support her and my right hon. Friend the Member for Chesham and Amersham (Mrs Gillan) in securing this debate. Like my right hon. Friend, I am blessed by having a national epilepsy centre in my constituency, but I still have constituents who worry about stigma. In particular, Rachel...
  • Backbench Business: GP Services 5 Feb 2015

    On the development of local plans, in east Hertfordshire and elsewhere, the problem is that our rather nice, but historical and inadequate, premises restrain the ability of practices to provide modern facilities. Is that my hon. Friend’s experience of the local planning process in his constituency?
  • Backbench Business: GP Services 5 Feb 2015

    I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing this important debate. My own GPs, who do a fantastic job in Hertford, Ware and Bishops Stortford, say to me that while the pressures of the job are a critical reason why some are retiring early, one of the other problems is the change in the way people are trained, which is driving people away from general practice into other specialties. Does...

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Conservative MP for Hertford and Stortford

Entered 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

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 (27 Jul 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Business & Enterprise), Business (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (27 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • 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)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform (23 Jun 2008 to 29 Jun 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)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (10 May 2005 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 14 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 75.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 481 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
From 1 June 2014, 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. (£15,001-£20,000) (Registered 9 July 2014)
1 July 2014, received £1,500. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 9 July 2014)
Received £1,500 for July 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 August 2014)
Received £1,500 for August 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 1 September 2014)
Received £1,500 for September 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 8 October 2014)
Received £1,500 for October 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2014)
Received £1,500 for November 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 1 December 2014)
Received £1,500 for December 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 2 January 2015)
Received £1,500 for January 2015. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 2 February 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 4 December 2014)
8. Land and Property
Part share in a commercial property in Cornwall, from which rental income is derived. (Registered 2 March 2012)
11. Miscellaneous
Non-practising chartered surveyor.

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