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

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Business Investment Update 24 Jul 2018

    The Government is today publishing a White Paper: “National Security and Investment”. It sets out the Government’s plans to upgrade its powers to scrutinise investments and other acquisitions on national security grounds. These proposals deliver on the commitment made by the Government in the 2017 Queen’s Speech to bring forward reforms to “ensure that critical...
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Offshore Wind Sector 17 Jul 2018

    Offshore wind has been a fantastic UK success story. Costs have halved and jobs have been created. In my hon. Friend’s constituency, the port of Lowestoft has been a construction base for the Galloper project. It will shortly become the base for East Anglia ONE’s 25-year operations and maintenance work. We want to build on that success. Our clean growth strategy said that we could...
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Offshore Wind Sector 17 Jul 2018

    My hon. Friend makes an excellent point. I hope that the event later in the week goes well; I am sure it will. He is absolutely right that part of the industrial strategy, in particular the local industrial strategies, is to make sure that the benefits of these investments are available to the local workforce, and I know that he will work very closely with new Anglia local enterprise...

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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 28 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 90.95% 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.
  • 196 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Greg Clark’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 945 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 Jul 2018.

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)
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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