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 a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU 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: Vulnerable Witnesses 27 Oct 2016

    Vulnerable victims and witnesses can already give evidence from behind a screen or via a video link. In addition, having piloted pre-trial cross examination, which allows vulnerable witnesses to pre-record all their evidence ahead of the trial, we will be rolling it out nationally.
  • Attorney General: Vulnerable Witnesses 27 Oct 2016

    My hon. Friend is right that those witnesses are of particular concern. I am sure she will be pleased to learn that those kind of witnesses will particularly benefit from pre-recorded cross examination; where it has been trialled—we have trialled it in three court centres so far—about three quarters of the cases have been cases of a sexual nature, and most of the witnesses have...
  • Attorney General: Vulnerable Witnesses 27 Oct 2016

    The hon. Gentleman is right that that is a serious concern for many of those involved in these kinds of cases. That is precisely why the measures I have described are of benefit. If all of a witness’s evidence is pre-recorded, they will not come face to face with the defendant at all. That is a huge benefit.

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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 — 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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