Claire Perry

MP, Devizes

Devizes Conservative

Claire Perry’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Claire Perry sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Claire Perry consistently voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Claire Perry consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Claire Perry’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Claire Perry’s full vote analysis page for more.

Claire Perry hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: East Midlands Trains 5 Feb 2016

    The Department negotiated a Direct Award with Stagecoach to provide services until March 2018. The new Franchise document is currently being prepared for publication and will be available soon on our website at https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/public-register-of -rail-passenger-franchise-agreements.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Accidents 5 Feb 2016

    The number of passenger accidents over the years 2011 to 2015 that involved slam-door stock, broken down by injury degree, is set out in the table below:- Degree of Injury 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Major 0 0 0 0 1 Minor 19 17 10 15 20 Shock/trauma 0 0 0 1 0 Total accidents 19 17 10 16 21
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Great Western Railway Line: Electrification 5 Feb 2016

    Network Rail is continuing to refine its work schedule for delivering the Great Western Route Modernisation programme and the Hendy Report is currently the subject of a consultation with stakeholders. A revised benefit-cost ratio for the programme will be produced after the conclusion of these important strands of work.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Devizes

Entered the 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)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 83.42% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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.
  • 116 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Claire Perry’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 172 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sir Henry Keswick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 June 2015)

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