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 raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2019
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
7 votes for, 3 votes against, 3 absences, between 2008–2016
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
34 votes for, 93 votes against, 15 absences, between 2008–2019
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2004–2011
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
50 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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Developers are not the only ones who do not engage with local people. In fact, the whole way in which we consult on planning is out of date and is regarded with some scepticism by many members of the public. May I urge the Secretary of State to tackle that—not least by putting in proper resources and extending the scope of neighbourhood planning, as his Minister referred to earlier?
The point I was trying to make in Committee was simply that, yes, this is a substantial investment—many billions—but, equally, if we get this right, it is a huge investment in trades and crafts right across the country. My only problem with the audit notion is that it is post decision making. If we are to make sure that there is a reasonable sharing of the procurement process, the policy...
I draw the House’s attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests—namely, that I am a director of Stanfords, a travel and cartography business, and, with my sister, a joint owner of a small commercial high street property. It is a pleasure to follow the Chair of our Select Committee, the hon. Member for Sheffield South East (Mr Betts), who gave a good synopsis of...
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Conservative MP for Hertford and Stortford
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Topics of interest
Mark Prisk campaigned to remain in the European Union
- 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, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- 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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Mark Prisk’s speeches
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below 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 89.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- 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") 504 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 16 Sep 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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