How Neil Parish voted
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Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Neil Parish occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
Will my right hon. Friend find time for a debate on oil prices? Crude oil prices have dropped by 30%, but the price of heating oil has not come down by the same degree, and neither has the price of diesel or petrol. Many of my constituents live in hard-to-heat houses and have oil-fired heating, and we really need to get them the benefit of lower prices on oil.
It is a great pleasure to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Hexham (Guy Opperman), who made good points about the quality of the debate and the views that have been put forward. I, too, want to state clearly that I am a huge supporter of Israel. I have concerns about the direction in which Iran will eventually take us. Previous leaders of Iran have stated clearly that Israel should be...
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Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton
Entered 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
- Departmental Food
- Animal Welfare
- Middle East
- Energy: Meters
Currently held offices
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 57 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 20 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 84.15% 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") 167 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.
6. Overseas visits
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) international flights costing £1,575; (2) internal flights, food, travel and accommodation with a value of £1,250
Destination of visit: China
Date of visit: 12 – 19 April 2014
Purpose of visit: to discuss Sino-British relations
(Registered 6 May 2014)
8. Land and Property
Family farm in Somerset from which rental income is received.
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