Mark Prisk

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 VATDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails

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Mark Prisk hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation: Self-employed 9 Apr 2014

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the additional revenue secured since 2010 as a result of changes to the IR35 tax regulations affecting the self-employed.
  • Ways and Means: Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law 19 Mar 2014

    I was one of those who opposed the national minimum wage, and I was wrong. It was introduced sensibly and modestly by the last Labour Government, to my surprise. The challenge for us all, however, is that those on the edge of the labour market can be priced out if future Governments are too ambitious about where it stands. That is the fear about entrenching it. Does the hon. Gentleman respect...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Export Support Services (SMEs) 6 Mar 2014

    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.

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Conservative MP for Hertford and Stortford


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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below 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 76.56% 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: 7 Apr 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)
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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