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Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Greg Clark voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Energy and Climate Change, Duchy of Lancaster, Work and Pensions, Treasury, Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Energy, Warm Front Scheme, Departmental Buildings, Departmental Carbon Emissions, Consultants
(based on written questions asked by Greg Clark and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- Financial Services (Banking Reform)Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Localism Bill Committee (24 out of 24)
- Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Written Answers — Treasury: Banks (20 May 2013)
“The Government is already taking forward a number of measures to make the operations of banks more transparent. Specifically, the Government is working with the industry—through the British Bankers Association (BBA) and other interested parties—to secure a commitment from the banks that they will publish postcode level lending data broken down by institution. If it is not possible...”
- Written Answers — Treasury: Economic Situation (20 May 2013)
“The Government do not consider that the National Reform Programme falls within the scope of section 5 of the European Communities 1993 (Amendment) Act. The National Reform Programme does not include any material that has not previously been published.”
- Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Services (20 May 2013)
“Individuals with complaints about financial service companies who are reluctant to submit a complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service may be able to pursue compensation through the courts. Where there has been a breach of relevant requirements, the Financial Conduct Authority has powers to intervene in certain circumstances and may be able to require firms to take remedial action. For...”
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- Has spoken in 22 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.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 76.55% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 370 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£3,000 (573rd)||£23,000 (joint 192nd with 2 others)||£22,060 (joint 237th with 2 others)||£19,726|
|Office running costs||£7,409 (618th)||£5,221 (637th)||£16,773 (518th)||£19,863|
|Staffing costs||£114,909 (1st)||£94,003 (80th)||£88,257 (108th)||£83,775|
|Communications Allowance||£5,949 (450th)||£3,251 (521st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£3,303 (527th)1||£2,607 (562nd)2||£2,735 (566th)||£1,672|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£531 (192nd)||£269 (274th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£3,006 (373rd)||£788 (318th)||£655 (439th)||£1,199|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,526 (461st)||£1,553 (487th)||£3,903||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,089 (joint 503rd with 1 other)||£1,089 (joint 269th with 4 others)||£1,089|
|Total||£138,108 (476th)||£131,754 (512th)||£133,122 (415th)||£131,227|