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Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells
- Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (since 7 Oct 2013) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Voting record
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Greg Clark voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Energy and Climate Change, Duchy of Lancaster, Work and Pensions, Treasury, Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Energy, Warm Front Scheme, Departmental Buildings, Departmental Carbon Emissions, Consultants
(based on written questions asked by Greg Clark and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Financial Services (Banking Reform)Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- Localism Bill Committee (24 out of 24)
- Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Sovereignty: Scotland (12 Dec 2013)
“The UK Government strongly believes that Scotland is better off in the UK and the UK is better off with Scotland in it, and is committed to making a strong and positive case for the Union. It is doing this through the Scotland Analysis programme—a comprehensive programme of work to inform and support the debate on Scotland's future within the UK. The programme is producing detailed...”
- Written Ministerial Statements — Deputy Prime Minister: City Deals (12 Dec 2013)
“Following the successful completion of the first wave of city deals with the eight largest English cities outside London in July 2012, the Government invited a further 20 cities and their wider areas to negotiate a second wave of city deals in October 2012. I can announce today that the Government and business and civic leaders in the black country, Coventry and Warwickshire and Norwich have...”
- Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: British Constitution (26 Nov 2013)
“The Government continues to work on constitutional reform, particularly devolving more powers from Whitehall to our cities and regions. Work also continues on the implementation of individual electoral registration as well as on our legislative programme, which includes the Transparency Bill. In addition, the Government has already demonstrated its willingness to support common sense changes...”
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- Has spoken in 23 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 76.32% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 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") 426 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£3,000 (573rd)||£23,000 (joint 192nd with 2 others)||£22,060 (joint 237th with 2 others)||£19,726|
|Office running costs||£7,409 (618th)||£5,221 (637th)||£16,773 (518th)||£19,863|
|Staffing costs||£114,909 (1st)||£94,003 (80th)||£88,257 (108th)||£83,775|
|Communications Allowance||£5,949 (450th)||£3,251 (521st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£3,303 (527th)1||£2,607 (562nd)2||£2,735 (566th)||£1,672|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£531 (192nd)||£269 (274th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£3,006 (373rd)||£788 (318th)||£655 (439th)||£1,199|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,526 (461st)||£1,553 (487th)||£3,903||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,089 (joint 503rd with 1 other)||£1,089 (joint 269th with 4 others)||£1,089|
|Total||£138,108 (476th)||£131,754 (512th)||£133,122 (415th)||£131,227|