Greg Clark

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

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Tunbridge Wells Conservative

Greg Clark’s voting in Parliament

Greg Clark is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Greg Clark sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Greg Clark voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Greg Clark generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Greg Clark has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 31 Oct 2018

    The measures taken in the Budget position Britain as one of the nations on earth that can take advantage of the extraordinary opportunities that are transforming every economy, every trade and every industry in the world. During the past few years, much of the economic debate has centred on two big subjects. The first is how to repair the economy from the ravages of the financial crisis and...
  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 31 Oct 2018

    If, as I hope and expect, we secure a good deal, those figures will be revised upwards, with consequent benefits right across the economy. This is one of the most exciting times in the history of business, technology, science and commerce. From farming to retail, from manufacturing to the creative industries, the analysis of previously unimaginable quantities of data is changing lives....
  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 31 Oct 2018

    I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for what he says. I am a regular visitor to the west midlands and to Coventry, and of course it is vital for one of our proudest and most successful industries that we should be able to build on that success by seizing the initiative in the years ahead. Every country in the world is moving to electric and autonomous vehicles and, including in the hon....

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Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells

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

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Topics of interest

Greg Clark campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Duchy of Lancaster
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Departmental Energy
  • Warm Front Scheme
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Departmental Carbon Emissions
  • Consultants

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (since 14 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Minister of State (Universities and Science) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (19 Jul 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Decentralisation and Cities) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (6 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Shadow Minister for Charities, Voluntary Bodies and Social Enterprise (7 Nov 2006 to 2 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 17 Jul 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Greg Clark’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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.19% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 962 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Lazard and Co Ltd
Address of donor: 50 Stratton Street, London W1J 8LL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to Chelsea Flower Show and hospitality, with a value of £1,900

Date received: 21 May 2018

Date accepted: 21 May 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00162175

(Registered 04 June 2018)
Name of donor: Royal Opera House
Address of donor: London WC2E 9DD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with a value of £420

Date received: 7 June 2018

Date accepted: 7 June 2018

Donor status: other

(Registered 25 June 2018)

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