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Conservative MP for Hertford and Stortford
- Entered Parliament on 7 June 2001 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Mark Prisk voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Treasury, Trade and Industry, Communities and Local Government, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Procurement, Departmental IT, Christmas, IT Projects, Stamp Duty Land Tax
(based on written questions asked by Mark Prisk and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee (15 out of 17)
- Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- Identity Cards Bill Committee (9 out of 11)
- Work and Families Bill Committee (2 out of 3)
- Violent Crime Reduction Bill Committee (6 out of 7)
- Racial and Religious Hatred Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Council Tax (New Valuation Lists for England) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Gambling Bill Committee (2 out of 14)
- Finance Bill Committee (13 out of 21)
- National Insurance Contributions and Statutory Payments Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Finance Bill Committee (13 out of 16)
- Commonwealth Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Employment Bill Committee (16 out of 17)
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (20 May 2013)
“Communities and Local Government: Private rented sector.
Witnesses: Mark Prisk MP, Minister for Housing, Department for Communities and Local Government”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing (15 May 2013)
“The number of affordable homes built in England in 2011-12, the most recent year for which data is available, is published in the Department's live table 1009, available at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tab les-on-affordable-housing-supply The figures show that the average number of new affordable homes being delivered under this Government are a...”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Urban Areas (15 May 2013)
“The Government has given the Portas Pilots a share of £2.4million to spend as and when they see fit to best improve their high streets and encourage residents to shop locally. The main aim of this scheme has been to harness the energy and enthusiasm of local people to breathe new life into the town centres and make them the hearts of their communities once again. It is only when local...”
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- Has spoken in 12 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.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.13% 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 16–17 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") 447 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 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£17,069 (383rd)||£20,733 (364th)||£16,441 (479th)||£17,826||£20,628 (265th)||£20,231 (joint 220th with 1 other)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£16,710 (105th)|
|Office running costs||£23,693 (73rd)||£18,120 (340th)||£20,416 (joint 310th with 3 others)||£17,302||£14,530 (505th)||£17,197 (520th)||£16,767 (491st)||£15,626 (331st)|
|Staffing costs||£96,610 (282nd)||£92,176 (121st)||£84,034 (334th)||£67,145||£72,108 (254th)||£69,795 (196th)||£68,347 (143rd)||£61,314 (13th)|
|Communications Allowance||£5,079 (473rd)||£7,654 (344th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£4,472 (475th)1||£5,061 (462nd)2||£4,223 (505th)||£2,691||£3,192 (586th)||£3,803 (566th)||£3,889 (564th)||£4,953 (joint 470th with 1 other)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£46 (joint 384th with 1 other)||£114 (367th)||£105 (joint 377th with 1 other)||£11||£18 (joint 460th with 1 other)||£0||£0||£20 (456th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||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||£2,835 (400th)||£433 (528th)||£710 (411th)||£611||£732 (389th)||£560 (477th)||£1,327 (208th)||£961 (347th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,645 (435th)||£1,190 (554th)||£1,497||£1,363 (518th)||£1,226 (joint 525th with 1 other)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,156 (joint 406th with 3 others)||£893 (569th)||£750||£2,006 (62nd)||£1,945 (joint 199th with 6 others)||£1,945 (joint 196th with 6 others)||£1,945 (joint 186th with 5 others)|
|Other Costs||£1,173 (81st)||£103 (87th)||£364 (77th)||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£150,978 (315th)||£147,195 (316th)||£128,376 (478th)||£107,833||£114,577 (496th)||£114,757 (424th)||£111,997 (353rd)||£101,529 (71st)|