Jeremy Wright

MP, Kenilworth and Southam

Kenilworth and Southam Conservative

Jeremy Wright campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons 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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Jeremy Wright’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jeremy Wright’s full vote analysis page for more.

Jeremy Wright has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Attorney General: Criminal Corporate Liability 8 Dec 2016

    The offence of failing to prevent bribery under the Bribery Act 2010 is holding corporate offenders to account for criminal activity and has incentivised good governance within companies. A new offence of failing to prevent tax evasion is included in the Criminal Finances Bill, which is going through Parliament at the moment, and a call for evidence will be published shortly to explore the...
  • Attorney General: Criminal Corporate Liability 8 Dec 2016

    I hope it is no disrespect to my hon. Friend to confirm that he is not the most intimidating tribunal I have addressed this week. He is entirely right that we should look at examples abroad, as well as at domestic practice, to make sure that we are doing all we can to deal with corporate criminal offending. He is right, too, that we must address the issue of whether it is easier to prosecute...
  • Attorney General: Criminal Corporate Liability 8 Dec 2016

    The hon. Lady’s question reflects precisely why we are asking for evidence on this subject. We will then conduct a consultation to see whether there is a case to extend the type of “failure to prevent” offences that she describes beyond bribery, where it currently exists, and tax evasion, where it will shortly exist, assuming that Parliament passes the Criminal Finances...

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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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Treasury
  • 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)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 7 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 84.05% 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 — below 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.
  • 119 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jeremy Wright’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 356 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

8. Miscellaneous
Barrister (non-practising).

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