Jeremy Wright

MP, Kenilworth and Southam

Kenilworth and Southam Conservative

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Jeremy Wright hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Unduly Lenient Sentences 18 Nov 2014

    I have regular discussions with ministerial colleagues on a range of matters, including the effectiveness of the unduly lenient sentence scheme. In the year to 30 October, the Law Officers considered 362 cases under the scheme and referred 100 offenders to the Court of Appeal. Some 69% of those offenders then had their sentences increased by the court for some of the most serious violent and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Unduly Lenient Sentences 18 Nov 2014

    Of course, this is a remedy for those exceptional cases where the judiciary pass what are considered by the Court of Appeal to be unduly lenient sentences, and I think it is right that we have that mechanism available to us. I believe that the judiciary generally get it right, but that when they do get it wrong, it is important to have a mechanism to correct things.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Unduly Lenient Sentences 18 Nov 2014

    Yes, I can give the right hon. Gentleman that assurance. As he says, it is important that people affected by offences of this kind have an opportunity to invite the Law Officers to consider the matter. As he will know, not every offence is currently included in the scheme and not every case that is referred to the Law Officers will subsequently be referred to the Court of Appeal, but I think...

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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 13 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 79.03% 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") 279 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

11. Miscellaneous
Barrister (non-practising).

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