Mark Pritchard

MP, The Wrekin

The Wrekin Conservative

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How Mark Pritchard voted
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  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Conservative MP for The Wrekin

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Armed Forces: Training
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Abortion
  • Animal Welfare: Circuses
  • China

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Transport Committee (15 Jul 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (18 Dec 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (24 Oct 2006 to 15 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 18 Apr 2008)

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  • Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 42 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • 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 58.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 41 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 279 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

1. Directorships
Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd, c/o Dyke Yaxley, 1 Brassey Road, Old Potts Way, Shrewsbury SY1. (Registered 7 September 2013)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant offering general advice to The Soufan Group; strategic security consultancy. Address: The Soufan Group, 26 York Street, London W1U 6PZ (see entries under Clients below).
Consultant offering general advice to The CCA; consumer finance, Queens House, Queens Road, Chester CH1 3BQ (see entries under Clients below).
Adviser to International Management Partners Ltd; a management consultancy company:
Payment of £3,333.33 gross expected for July 2013. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 27 August 2013; updated 10 October 2013)
Payment of £3,333.33 gross expected for August 2013. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 2 September 2013; updated 10 October 2013)
3. Clients
Of Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd (see my entry in Category 1), which has received the following payments from the companies listed in Category 2 above:
The Soufan Group; strategic security consultancy. Address: The Soufan Group, 26 York Street, London W1U 6PZ;
Received payment of £2,074.52 gross for September 2013. Hours: 13.5 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2013)
Received payment of £2,074.52 gross for October 2013. Hours: 13.5 hrs. (Registered 6 November 2013)
Received payment of £2,074.52 gross for November 2013. Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 2 December 2013)
Received payment of £2,074.52 gross for December 2013. Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 6 January 2014)
Received payment of £2,074.52 gross for January 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 3 February 2014)
Received payment of £2,074.52 gross for February 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 4 March 2014)
Received payment of £2,074.52 gross for March 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 1 April 2014)
Received payment of £2,074.52 (gross) for April 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Received payment of £2,074.52 (gross) for May 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 2 June 2014)
Received payment of £2,074.52 (gross) for June 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 1 July 2014)
Received payment of £2,074.52 (gross) for July 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 1 August 2014)
Received payment of £2,074.52 (gross) for August 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 1 September 2014)
Received payment of £2,074.52 (gross) for September 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 1 October 2014)
The CCA; consumer finance, Queens House, Queens Road, Chester CH1 3BQ:
Payment of £1,500 gross for September 2013. Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2013)
Payment of £1,500 gross for October 2013. Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 6 November 2013)
Payment of £1,500 gross for November 2013. Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 2 December 2013)
Payment of £1,500 gross for December 2013. Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 6 January 2014)
Payment of £1,500 gross for January 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 3 February 2014)
Payment of £1,500 gross for February 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 4 March 2014)
Payment of £1,500 gross for March 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 1 April 2014)
Payment of £1,500 (gross) for April 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Payment of £1,500 (gross) for May 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 2 June 2014)
Payment of £1,500 (gross) for June 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 1 July 2014)
Payment of £1,500 (gross) for July 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 1 August 2014)
Payment of £1,500 (gross) for August 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 1 September 2014)
Payment of £1,500 (gross) for September 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 1 October 2014)
International Management Partners Ltd; a management consultancy company. Address: 1 Coburg Street, Gateshead, NE8 1NS.
Payment of £3,333.33 gross for September 2013. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2013)
Payment of £3,333.33 gross for October 2013. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 6 November 2013)
Payment of £3,333.33 gross for November 2013. Hours: 13 hrs. (Registered 2 December 2013)
Payment of £3,333.33 gross for December 2013. Hours: 13 hrs. (Registered 6 January 2014)
Payment of £3,333.33 gross for January 2014. Hours: 13 hrs. (Registered 3 February 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Imperial Tobacco
Address of donor: 121 Winterstoke Road, Bristol BS3 2LL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to Wimbledon in my capacity as Vice-Chairman of the APPG for Tennis, valued at around £1,600 in total.
Date of receipt of donation: 6 July 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 6 July 2014
Donor status: company, 1860181
(Registered 4 August 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: PGA-UN Office, 211 East 43rd Street, Suite 1604, New York, NY 10017
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and other costs with a value of £2,800
Destination of visit: Bogota, Colombia
Date of visit: 8-11 December 2013
Purpose of visit:  to attend, chair, and speak at the 35th Annual Parliamentary Forum of Parliamentarians for Global Action in my role as PGA board member.
(Registered 16 December 2013)
Name of donor:  Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA)
Address of donor: PGA-UN Office, 211 East 43rd Street, Suite 1604, New York, NY 10017, USA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit estimated at £3,000-£4,000
Destination of visit: Sierra Leone
Date of visit: 12-16 January 2014
Purpose of visit:  to attend and speak at a conference on the abolition of the death penalty in my capacity as a board member of PGA.
(Registered 19 February 2014)
9. Shareholdings
(a) Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd. (Registered 7 September 2013)

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