Neil Parish

MP, Tiverton and Honiton

Tiverton and Honiton Conservative

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How Neil Parish voted
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  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Neil Parish occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House (10 September): Backbench Business — Food Fraud 8 Sep 2014

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing the debate. Does he agree that the lesson that we have learned about food fraud is that we need spot checks on processors so that they do not know we are coming? We should go to them and find out exactly what sort of meat they are processing so that we can stamp out fraud, rather than carry out general testing all the time, which is expensive.
  • Business of the House (10 September): Backbench Business — Food Fraud 8 Sep 2014

    I thank my hon. Friend for giving way a second time. Does he agree that there is huge pressure on the processors to reduce their prices, especially from some unscrupulous retailers? Of course, if we drive the price too low, beef cannot be put in the beefburgers and other things start to get mixed in with them. Although retailers are not directly responsible for what happens, I think they play...
  • Business of the House (10 September): Backbench Business — Food Fraud 8 Sep 2014

    I thank my hon. Friend for indulging me a third time. I rather fear that a few small operators may have been singled out for what happened, and that there are some very big guys out there who have never been thoroughly investigated.

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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
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Food
  • Animal Welfare
  • Middle East
  • Energy: Meters
  • Egypt

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 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 25 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 84.77% 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") 161 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor:  (1) Mr Maurice Bennett (2) Communist Party of China
Address of donor:  (1)  private; (2)  4 Fuxing Road, Beijing, 100860
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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