Mark Prisk

MP, Hertford and Stortford

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Hertford and Stortford Conservative

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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Homelessness and Rough Sleeping 4 Dec 2017

    The recent National Audit Office report on this issue showed that while councils have increased their spending on tackling homelessness, they have reduced their spending on preventing it in the first place. These priorities seem to make no sense. May I urge the Secretary of State to ensure that all councils reverse this trend so that we can properly tackle the causes, not just the symptoms?
  • Industrial Strategy 27 Nov 2017

    Unlike my former Secretary of State, the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable), may I welcome what the Secretary of State has said, which is both insightful and forward looking? In the light of that former relationship, I encourage him to be willing and patient in dealing with collaboration, which is something that the right hon. Gentleman and I had to deal with. May I ask my...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control 27 Nov 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the annual cost to the public purse is of employing staff as part of the current testing regime for controlling bovine tuberculosis.

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Conservative MP for Hertford and Stortford

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

Mark Prisk campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • Trade and Industry
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Business
  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Departmental IT
  • Christmas
  • IT Projects
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax

Currently held offices

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (6 Sep 2012 to 18 Nov 2013)
  • The Minister for Housing (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (27 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (23 Jun 2008 to 29 Jun 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (10 May 2005 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Paymaster General (1 Jun 2003 to 1 Jun 2004)
  • Shadow Financial Secretary (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 17 Jul 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Mark Prisk’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 34 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.04% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 495 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice, non-executive director of Edward Stanford Ltd, 12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9LP, a cartography and travel retailer. Expected remuneration of £1,000 a month, for an expected commitment of eight hours a month. (Updated 1 July 2015)
From 1 June 2014 until 4 September 2017, Strategic Adviser to Essential Living Ltd, provider of private rented homes. Address: 30 Monck St, London SW1P 2AP. Remuneration of £15,000-£20,000 a year, in payments of £1,500 a month, for a commitment of eight hours a month. (Registered 9 July 2014; updated 1 July 2015 and 4 September 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Gordon Morrison
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 June 2017)
Name of donor: Fourways Plant Ltd
Address of donor: Nimney House, Tower Hill, Much Hadham SG10 6DL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Donor status: company, registration 01750713

(Registered 15 June 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part share in a commercial property in Cornwall: (i) and (ii). (Registered 02 March 2012)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising chartered surveyor.

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