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.

This is a selection of Claire Perry’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU 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 occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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 18 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.
  • Has voted in 86.30% 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.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Claire Perry’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 139 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 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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