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.
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
14 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2018
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2016
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011
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
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
45 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2012–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
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Jeremy Wright has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2018
A minute has been laid before Parliament regarding the live broadcast of the England men’s team Semi-Final match at the 2018 Football World Cup in Hyde Park on the 11th July, and specifically in relation to incurring a contingent liability. The Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS) directed the Royal Parks (TRP) to host an event which showed the live broadcast of the...
Having taken over as the Secretary of State with responsibility for media public interest cases I have reviewed the process regarding the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox (21CF) and Sky Plc (Sky). I am content that DCMS and the relevant parties have ensured a scrupulously clear, fair and transparent process and I can now therefore inform the House of the final decisions made by my...
This WMS is to update the House on the process and timings regarding the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox (21CF) and Sky Plc (Sky). On 5 June the previous Secretary of State made a statement to the House in which he set out his decision in relation to the proposed merger. He announced that having considered the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) report, he agreed with...
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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 Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (since 9 Jul 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- The Attorney-General (15 Jul 2014 to 9 Jul 2018)
- 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 9 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 91.38% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 419 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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