Jeremy Hunt

MP, South West Surrey

South West Surrey Conservative

Jeremy Hunt campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Jeremy Hunt’s voting in Parliament

Jeremy Hunt 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 Hunt’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Jeremy Hunt’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jeremy Hunt’s full vote analysis page for more.

Jeremy Hunt has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill 24 Oct 2016

    I beg to move, That the Bill be read a Second time. This is a short and focused Bill which is vitally important not only for the NHS but for patients. NHS spending on medicines is second only to staffing costs. The Health and Social Care Information Centre—now NHS Digital—estimated that the NHS in England spent over 15.2 billion on medicines during 2015-16, a rise of nearly...
  • Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill 24 Oct 2016

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend for raising that issue. Although the measures he mentions are not directly covered in this Bill, he reminds the House that the business of getting value for money from our drugs business is everyone’s business throughout the NHS. There is a huge amount of prescribing of medicines that is not strictly necessary. Indeed, we had further evidence of that from...
  • Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill 24 Oct 2016

    It will deal with some of those concerns, and we will listen to all the concerns raised by hon. Members during the progress of the Bill. On the particular issue the hon. Gentleman raises, the CMA is already investigating the behaviour of pharmaceutical companies in certain situations, but it has become clear to us that there is a particularly unethical and unacceptable practice of drugs...

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Conservative MP for South West Surrey

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Information Officers
  • Tourism
  • Departmental Plants
  • National Lottery
  • Departmental Staff

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Health (since 6 Sep 2012)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 24 Jul 2006)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Jeremy Hunt’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 medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 84.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 1069 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Half-share of holiday house in Italy: (i) and (ii).
Half-share of an office building in Hammersmith: (i) and (ii).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

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