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.
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2004–2011
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
50 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016
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
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
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
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
What progress is being made on increasing UK exports.
Part of the Government’s policy is to enable large urban councils to establish a strategic infrastructure fund of their own, but at present this excludes smaller councils such as mine in East Herts. May I therefore urge the Secretary of State to amend his proposals so that any council with a local plan that is planning to deliver a new settlement is included in that and can establish such...
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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 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Mark Prisk’s speeches
- Has received answers to 1 written question 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 91.61% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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") 500 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
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)
Payment of £2,000 expected from the Property Ombudsman, 56 Milford Street, Salisbury SP1 2BP, for the preparation and delivery of the keynote speech at their annual conference on 13 June 2018. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 19 June 2018)
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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