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.
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 housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2014
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
45 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2012–2016
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
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Jeremy Wright has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 8 Feb 2017
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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
- 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)
- 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)
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- Has spoken in 8 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 83.72% 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.
- 120 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jeremy Wright’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 364 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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