Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Neil Parish voted on key issues
- Voted strongly against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
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I commend the Home Secretary for her work to root out corruption in the police. Does she agree that we must not only restore public confidence in the police force, but boost the morale of the very good officers who make up the vast majority of the police and ensure that they are seen to be doing a good job?
Russia has abused the sovereignty of Ukraine by marching into Crimea. Is there any chance of an urgent debate on the matter next week?
The building of Hinkley C will create a huge amount of employment in and around not only Somerset but Devon. Apprenticeship schemes will certainly work very well when it comes to building a power station.
More of Neil Parish's recent appearances
Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton
Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Energy and Climate Change
- Departmental Food
- Animal Welfare
- Middle East
- Energy: Meters
- Schmallenberg Virus
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 84.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 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") 148 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)