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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
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
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
13 votes for, 5 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2015
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Jeremy Wright has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2018
The continuity Bills—that is, the UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill and the Law Derived from the European Union (Wales) Bill—passed, as the hon. and learned Lady knows, through the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly on 21 March. As she also knows, the Scotland Act 1998 and the Government of Wales Act 2006 provide the Law Officers...
I agree with the hon. and learned Lady that the situation is unprecedented. She is right that no reference to the Supreme Court about Scottish legislation has previously been brought. However, she will recognise that that is not the only unprecedented factor here. As she knows, it is also the first time the Scottish Parliament has been prepared to proceed in the face of the advice of its...
I certainly agree that, whatever the views of any Member of this House, the practical reality is that, before the UK has another opportunity to consider whether Scotland, Wales or anywhere else should be independent, the UK will leave the EU. We therefore need to address the questions that arise about a workable system of rules, regulations and laws that will apply on the day we leave. That...
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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 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 91.24% 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") 400 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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