Claire Perry

MP, Devizes

Devizes Conservative

Claire Perry’s voting in Parliament

Claire Perry is a Conservative MP, and so 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 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: Railways: Telecommunications Systems 30 Nov 2015

    Project Quicksilver was a Network Rail programme that was initiated prior to the reclassification of Network Rail as a public body and was conducted from 2011 to 2015. Project Quicksilver covered two discrete programmes of work but was run by a single team – focused on mobile connectivity and commercial exploitation of the network. These two elements cannot be disaggregated. The...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: South East 30 Nov 2015

    The Department anticipates receiving the findings of the London and South Coast Rail Corridor Study by the end of 2015.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Newcastle Station 30 Nov 2015

    The East Coast Franchise Agreement provided for the potential transfer of Newcastle Station to Network Rail. The decision to continue with the existing management arrangements of the stations was taken in late August 2015 following a period of negotiation between Virgin Trains East Coast and Network Rail. The Department concluded that the best value to the public purse and passengers was to...

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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)


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  • Has spoken in 16 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 81.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 122 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Claire Perry’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 149 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 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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