Claire Perry

MP, Devizes

Devizes Conservative

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How Claire Perry voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Claire Perry hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Large Goods Vehicle Drivers 30 Oct 2014

    We have received representations from the logistics industry about a shortage of HGV drivers. We are currently having discussions with other Departments and stakeholders in logistics to see what can be done to boost the number of drivers entering the industry. The Skills Funding Agency already provides funding to support driver training courses.
  • South West Trains 29 Oct 2014

    Another great train analogy, Dr McCrea. It is a pleasure to work with you in your capacity as Chairman. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Esher and Walton (Mr Raab) on his refreshment of his ongoing assiduous focus on his train services. He certainly brings gusto and gumption to his campaigning on this issue for his constituents. I, like him, feel incredibly strongly about the...
  • South West Trains 29 Oct 2014

    As always, my hon. Friend hits the nail on the head. I have travelled that route, visiting one of her neighbouring constituencies, and I was struck by the pace at which some of those trains travel. To return to the particular service mentioned by my hon. Friend the Member for Esher and Walton, the 7.32 train from Woking to Waterloo is, I think, the second most crowded passenger journey in the...

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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)

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 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 75.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 109 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

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