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 consistently 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

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Greg Clark has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric and Autonomous Vehicles 7 Nov 2017

    Our industrial strategy capitalises on our strengths as we build the next generation of motor vehicles. In July, we committed £246 million to the Faraday Battery Challenge to make Britain a centre for the development of battery storage. I have also announced £51 million to fund automated vehicle testbeds across the country. I am delighted to say that in October Ford opened its new...
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric and Autonomous Vehicles 7 Nov 2017

    My hon. Friend makes an excellent point. He is right in saying that, if this is to apply right across the country, the opportunities in rural areas are very important not just for the vehicles he describes, but for public transport. He will know that at the University of Lincoln, not far from him, excellent work is being done through the Centre for Autonomous Systems on the future of...
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric and Autonomous Vehicles 7 Nov 2017

    My hon. Friend is absolutely right that the choice that some of the world’s best motor manufacturers make to locate in the cluster reinforces our reputation. Last year, we launched the Aylesbury Vale enterprise zone, which supports the Silverstone high-performance technology cluster. It provides an environment that is helping to deliver new jobs in this sector. The local growth fund for...

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 18 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 95.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 215 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Greg Clark’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 823 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Adrian Scripps
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Afia Ltd
Address of donor: Unit 1-3, Leys Industrial Park, Tonbridge TN12 6PX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 04128966

(Registered 06 July 2017)

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