Jeremy Wright

MP, Kenilworth and Southam

Kenilworth and Southam Conservative

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How Jeremy Wright voted
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  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government 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 for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Jeremy Wright hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Social Media 6 Jan 2015

    Where appropriate, I publish online warnings about potential prejudicial reporting that had previously only been given to the mainstream media. We also send tweets warning social media users of the risks of being in contempt of court. I intend to look again at whether there is anything more that can be done to raise awareness in this area. In addition, the Crown Prosecution Service publishes...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Social Media 6 Jan 2015

    I agree entirely with my right hon. Friend’s point. It is important for everyone to understand that if they engage in behaviour online and on social media that would be punished under criminal law in other circumstances, it will be punished under criminal law. As I said, the CPS is making an effort to publish its guidelines on a number of matters. This is one of them and there was a...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Social Media 6 Jan 2015

    I do share that concern, and I am very happy to meet social media providers and others to discuss what more we can do. As the right hon. Gentleman says—I am sure the House generally agrees—it is important that everyone understands that social media is not a space where one can act with impunity. Social media providers, and all those who use social media, need to understand clearly...

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Conservative MP for Kenilworth and Southam

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Rugby and Kenilworth

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Treasury
  • Medical Records: Databases
  • High Hedges
  • Railways: Construction
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • NHS Direct

Currently held offices

  • The Attorney-General

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 22 Nov 2007)
  • Whip, Whips (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 79.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 285 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

11. Miscellaneous
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