Claire Perry

MP, Devizes

Devizes Conservative

A selection of Claire Perry's votes

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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details

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Claire Perry

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Stations: South East 26 Mar 2015

    The timetable changes announced on 16th March did not result in any Metro stations losing services. However, the 16.36, 17.06, 17.38, 18.06 and 18.36 London Bridge to West Croydon services and the 17.12, 17.42 and 18.13 West Croydon to London Bridge services that were removed from the timetable on Wednesday 7 January 2015 have not been reinstated. This affects the following stations: New...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: First Great Western 26 Mar 2015

    Following announcement of the Directly Awarded franchise on 23 March, the Franchise Agreement will be published on our website shortly, after the agreement has been through a redactions process consistent with the Railways Act and Freedom of Information Act. Detailed provisions will be available upon publication.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: London Bridge Station 26 Mar 2015

    The Department does not hold the information requested. However, we will continue to push operators to ensure passengers are aware of compensation arrangements and claim where entitled to do so under the Delay/Repay scheme as set out on the operators’ websites:

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Conservative MP for Devizes

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Justice
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Business: Government Assistance
  • Children: Service Personnel
  • Departmental Leave
  • Inland Waterways
  • Social Services: Fees and Charges

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Dec 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 132 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.


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