Greg Clark

MP, Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells Conservative

A selection of Greg Clark's votes

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details

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Greg Clark

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Student Loans 26 Mar 2015

    A graduate with a student loan of 41,000 will expect to earn during their career, net of tax and student loan repayments, 200,000 more than a similar individual with two or more A-levels. That is why more young people than ever are choosing to go to university, with the biggest jump coming from people from the most disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Student Loans 26 Mar 2015

    No. In fact, the success of the Government’s policy reforms are reflected in the hon. Lady’s own constituency. In October 2009, 20.8% of young people in her constituency went to university, whereas this October it was 30.2%—nearly a 50% increase. What is extraordinary is that a day before the general election campaign begins, the Labour party has not worked out how to pay...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Student Loans 26 Mar 2015

    My right hon. Friend is absolutely right. I pay tribute, as the whole House should, to his work in achieving this transformation. This is a proud moment for him to leave the House, in a year in which more young people have been to university in this country than ever before as a result of the far-sighted policies that he championed in the House.

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Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Duchy of Lancaster
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Departmental Energy
  • Warm Front Scheme
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Departmental Carbon Emissions
  • Consultants

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Universities and Science) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (19 Jul 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Decentralisation and Cities) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (6 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Shadow Minister for Charities, Voluntary Bodies and Social Enterprise (7 Nov 2006 to 2 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 17 Jul 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — 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 very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 516 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: G. Collins & Sons Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 78 High Street, Tunbridge Wells TN1 1YB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 3651851
(a) (Registered 4 March 2015)

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