Jeremy Wright

Conservative MP for Kenilworth and Southam

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Your MP (Jeremy Wright) represents you, and all of the people who live in Kenilworth and Southam, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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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

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

Jeremy Wright campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Medical Records: Databases
  • High Hedges
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • Railways: Construction
  • Health Services: Finance

Currently held offices

  • Member, Zoological Society of London (Leases) Bill Committee (since 21 Feb 2024)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 9 Feb 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Bill Committee ( 2 Feb 2022 to 9 Feb 2022)
  • The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport ( 9 Jul 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • 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)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM 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)

Recent appearances

  • Infected Blood Compensation Scheme 21 May 2024

    I welcome what my right hon. Friend has set out, particularly the efforts that he and his predecessors have made to remove friction from the process of getting the victims of this unforgivable episode the compensation they clearly deserve. But he will recognise that as the system beds down and begins to operate, there is always the risk of that friction creeping back in. Can he make sure that...
  • Energy Security and Net Zero: Topical Questions 21 May 2024

    Like others, I welcome what the Government have already done to extend the permitted development rights for rooftop solar and car park canopies, but may I encourage my hon. Friend to tell others in Government who have responsibility for planning that there are considerable benefits to car park canopies, particularly in hotter summers?
  • Transport: Reliability of Rail Services 16 May 2024

    My hon. Friend knows that after decades of closure, Kenilworth station has been reopened by a Conservative Government and a Conservative county council. However, the reliability, indeed the variety of services through that station, would be significantly improved by double tracking the line between Leamington and Coventry. I am grateful to the Secretary of State for the time he has already...

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Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Legal consultant
From: 6 October 2022.
Payer: Bird and Bird LLP (Law firm), 12 New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1JP
Remuneration: £4,000 a month
From: 6 October 2022.
Hours: 8 hrs a week (up to 8 hours a week)
(Registered 17 October 2022; updated 25 October 2023 and 8 February 2024)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister (non-practising).
Trustee of Common Sense Media UK
Date interest arose: 27 March 2024
(Registered 9 April 2024)

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