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Mark Prisk’s voting in Parliament
Mark Prisk is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Mark Prisk’s votes.
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
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Mark Prisk has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to establish equality of pension provision for surviving spouses of police officers across England and Wales.
In our town centres there are thousands of empty rooms on upper floors that could easily be converted into homes, yet they do not appear in the now excellent statistics to which the Minister refers. Will he bring together the key stakeholders and agencies to look at what the real barriers are that have meant that Governments of all hues have failed to achieve that conversion?
The rapid growth in our elderly population is a key driver of housing demand, so what are the Government doing to ensure that we are building not only enough homes, but enough of the right homes for an ageing society?
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Conservative MP for Hertford and Stortford
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Topics of interest
- Trade and Industry
- Communities and Local Government
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Procurement
- Departmental IT
- IT Projects
- Stamp Duty Land Tax
Currently held offices
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Mark Prisk’s speeches
- Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — 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 81.47% 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") 491 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.
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 further notice, Strategic Adviser to Essential Living Ltd, provider of private rented homes. Address: 30 Monck St, London SW1. Expected remuneration of £15,000-£20,000 a year, in payments of £1,500 a month, for an expected commitment of eight hours a month. (Registered 9 July 2014
; updated 1 July 2015)
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
Non-practising chartered surveyor.
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