Mark Pritchard

MP, The Wrekin

The Wrekin Conservative

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How Mark Pritchard voted
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  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Mark Pritchard occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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 (since 3 Dec 2012)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Nov 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Transport Committee (14 Jul 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (17 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (23 Oct 2006 to 14 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Dec 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 41 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 57.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 43 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") 281 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

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).
£2, 000 received from Associated Newspapers, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 16 February 2015)
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 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)
Received payment of £2,074.52 (gross) for October 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 3 November 2014)
Received payment of £2,074.52 (gross) for November 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 2 December 2014)
Received payment of £2,074.52 (gross) for December 2014.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 2 January 2015)
Received payment of £2,074.52 (gross) for January 2015.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 2 February 2015)
Received payment of £2,074.52 (gross) for February 2015.  Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 2 March 2015)
 
The CCA; consumer finance, Queens House, Queens Road, Chester CH1 3BQ:
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)
Payment of £1,500 (gross) for October 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 3 November 2014)
Payment of £1,500 (gross) for November 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 2 December 2014)
Payment of £1,500 (gross) for December 2014.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 2 January 2015)
Payment of £1,500 (gross) for January 2015.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 2 February 2015)
Payment of £1,500 (gross) for February 2015.  Hours: 9.5 hrs. (Registered 2 March 2015)
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, registration 1860181
(Registered 4 August 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Government of Macedonia (Ministry of Defence)
Address of donor: Ministry of Defence, Skopje, Macedonia
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit estimated at £1,500-£2,000
Destination of visit: Macedonia
Date of visit: 6-9 October 2014
Purpose of visit: to meet President, Prime Minister and Defence Minister to discuss Macedonia’s support of NATO operations and ongoing UN military commitments.
(Registered 28 October 2014)
9. Shareholdings
(a) Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd. (Registered 7 September 2013)

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