How Mark Prisk voted since 2001
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Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Mark Prisk hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I am grateful to the Minister for what he has said; he has been very helpful. I am waiting, as I am sure you are, Mr Deputy Speaker, for him to introduce a John Betjeman quote into the debate—literary man that he is—but before that, I am keen to learn more about the problem of unreliable or incomplete evidence resulting in subsequent decisions being open to challenge. None of us...
As I was saying, I fear that Ministers would become vulnerable if their decisions were not based on clear and complete evidence. Were that the case, those decisions would be open to challenge—politically, of course, but, who knows, perhaps legally as well. If sustainable development policies are to be meaningful and robust, more homes and businesses must surely come with the additional...
I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Saffron Walden (Sir Alan Haselhurst) not only on securing this debate, but on bringing his typically forensic expertise, about which close watchers of this House will know, to a subject that is dear to the heart of his constituents and mine. Indeed, we have worked together to champion this cause because it directly affects the daily lives of...
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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
- 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 16 debates in the last year — below 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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.78% 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") 479 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Nov 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)
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)
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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