How Greg Clark voted
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Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Greg Clark hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
The most recent estimate of the resource accounting and budgeting charge is about 45%.
I do not agree with that report. Our system of student finance is in rude health. The OECD reviewed higher education systems throughout the world, and concluded that the “UK is…one of the few” countries “that has figured out a sustainable approach to higher education finance” and that “that investment…pays off for individuals and tax payers.”...
My right hon. Friend is absolutely right. We take a very cautious view of the RAB charge. The OECD is amazed that we take such a conservative view. For example, we take no account of the fiscal benefit that results from people paying more taxes because they earn more as a result of having a degree. The average salary of a non-graduate is £21,000, but the average salary of a graduate is...
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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
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Energy
- Warm Front Scheme
- Departmental Buildings
- Departmental Carbon Emissions
Currently held offices
- Minister of State (Universities and Science)
- Minister of State (Cabinet Office)
Other offices held in the past
- 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, Energy and Climate Change (7 Oct 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Cabinet Office (6 Jul 2007 to 7 Oct 2008)
- Shadow Minister (Charities, Voluntary Bodies and Social Enterprise), Communities and Local Government (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Charities), Home Affairs (8 Nov 2006 to 11 Jan 2007)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 18 Jul 2007)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — 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 very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 74.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 11 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") 482 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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