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A selection of Mark Prisk’s votes
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Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
50 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016.
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2013–2016.
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
15 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2018.
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013.
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
8 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2016.
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Mark Prisk’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Mark Prisk’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to reform the private rented sector.
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to reform the regulation of leasehold properties.
May I urge the Secretary of State to use our voice at the WTO to champion both free trade and, as she has described them, “orderly” markets? Now is not the time for world trade to revert to old-fashioned protectionism.
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Former Conservative MP for Hertford and Stortford
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Mark Prisk campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Trade and Industry
- Communities and Local Government
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
- Departmental Procurement
- Departmental IT
- IT Projects
- Stamp Duty Land Tax
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Housing, 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice, non-executive director of Edward Stanford Ltd, 20-22 Shelton Street, London WC2H 9JJ, a cartography and travel retailer. Expected remuneration of £1,000 a month, for an expected commitment of eight hours a month. (Updated 01 July 2015 and 13 February 2019)
From 1 February 2019 until further notice, Consultant on political and policy risk to Venn & Partners LLP
; investment management and real estate. Address: 13 George Street, London W1 3QJ. I will receive £150 per hour for this role. (Registered 12 February 2019)
20 June 2019, received £450. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 21 June 2019)
17 July 2019, received £225. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 25 July 2019)
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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