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 very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Mark Prisk hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Localism 10 Nov 2014

    I strongly support the Minister’s excellent work in devolving powers to our city regions. Will he assure us that our counties and rural areas such as those in east Hertfordshire will have the same opportunity for these new responsibilities?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Building Affordable Homes 8 Sep 2014

    Despite the awful inheritance that the Minister has had to deal with, the truth at the moment is that the public sector is continuing to hoard surplus land and buildings. May I urge Ministers to look at ripping up the financial rules of Government, ensuring that we penalise the hoarding of public sector land and buildings and incentivise Whitehall and town halls to get such assets turned into...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Child Sex Abuse (Rotherham) 2 Sep 2014

    The Home Secretary is absolutely right to say that this is not about the right resources; it is about the lack of the right leadership in the local agencies. May I therefore ask her, given this challenge, what confidence can local women and local families have that South Yorkshire police now has that leadership?

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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 & 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 76.16% 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: 10 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments received from Business Services Association, 29 Throgmorton St, London EC2N 2AT:
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)
11. Miscellaneous
Non-practising chartered surveyor.

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