Claire Perry

MP, Devizes

Devizes Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Claire Perry hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • North Cotswold Line 17 Oct 2014

    I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Worcester (Mr Walker) on securing this important debate on journey times between London and Worcester on the North Cotswold line, and for his superb, highly factual and very eloquent speech. He is part of an honourable and select tribe of Members served by the Great Western franchise area, including the Prime Minister, the Home Secretary, the...
  • North Cotswold Line 17 Oct 2014

    My hon. Friend is right to raise that. Indeed, I jotted a note to my team while I was listening to my hon. Friend the Member for Worcester to ask what is happening with the journey time improvement fund. If I may, I will revert back to my hon. Friend the Member for Mid Worcestershire with more information. This is clearly another opportunity to make some improvements. On the basis of the new...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: Agricultural Tractors and Trailers (Weight and Speed Limit) 17 Oct 2014

    Today I will be announcing my intention, following public consultation and the recommendations from the farming task force, to increase the weight and speed limits of agricultural tractors and trailers and to develop detailed proposals for a roadworthiness test for these vehicles. These changes will apply to Great Britain and will be introduced in two distinct phases from spring 2015. I...

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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 7 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 76.01% 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") 104 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.


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