Jeremy Wright’s voting in Parliament
Jeremy Wright is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Jeremy Wright’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, 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
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
7 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2017
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2014
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Jeremy Wright has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2017
In the Bribery Act 2010 the UK introduced world-leading legislation on bribery, making it a criminal offence for a company to fail to prevent a bribe being paid. We are starting to see the effectiveness of the offence in holding large companies to account, through the first conviction of a corporate entity and three deferred prosecution agreements.
I agree with my hon. Friend. It is the poorest who suffer most when corruption occurs around the world, and it is important that the UK plays a leadership role, not least by setting an example, and we have done that through the Bribery Act and what has flowed from it. I also pay tribute to my hon. Friend. In his role as a distinguished Foreign Officer Minister, he was also able to do some of...
The hon. Gentleman is right that clarity is important. The Bribery Act and the prosecutions that flow from it are not all that matters here. We need to change corporate culture, and that is happening. It is important that corporations understand their responsibilities, and he is right that if they are to do that, they need to be clear about what they can and cannot do. We will always seek to...
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Conservative MP for Kenilworth and Southam
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Also represented Rugby and Kenilworth
Topics of interest
Jeremy Wright campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Medical Records: Databases
- High Hedges
- Railways: Construction
- Incapacity Benefit
- NHS Direct
Currently held offices
- The Attorney-General (since 15 Jul 2014)
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Government Whip (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 5 Nov 2007)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Jeremy Wright’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 94.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 106 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jeremy Wright’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 387 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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