Neil Parish

MP, Tiverton and Honiton

Tiverton and Honiton Conservative

Neil Parish’s voting in Parliament

Neil Parish is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Neil Parish sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Neil Parish generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Neil Parish has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: The Economy and Work 26 May 2016

    It is a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Angela Smith), who is an excellent member of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee. May I take the unusual step of offering congratulations to the right hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn), the Leader of the Opposition, on his birthday today? He and I share the same birthday date—I...
  • Debate on the Address: The Economy and Work 26 May 2016

    I could not agree more. We are talking about people and about businesses. Out in the rural areas, we have many very good businesses, farms and individuals who need broadband and superfast broadband. I am talking about not just the money that needs to be put in to getting broadband into these areas, but the fact that we need to use every technology available. The Blackdown Hills and part of...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Broadband 25 May 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of making superfast broadband a planning obligation on all new build properties

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Profile

Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Food
  • Animal Welfare
  • Farms: Tenants
  • Middle East
  • Energy: Meters

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (since 14 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Neil Parish’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.48% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — 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") 203 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mrs K S M Parish
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 29 July 2015)
Name of donor: R W S Carter and Sons Ltd
Address of donor: Greendale Barton Business Park, Woodbury Salterton, EX5 1EL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration no 02033792

(Registered 29 July 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Family farm in Somerset: (i) and (ii).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Susan Parish, as Junior Secretary.

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