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Greg Clark

Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells

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

Recent appearances

  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Space Industry 21 Jan 2020

    We have a growing share of one of the fastest-growing markets in the world—the market for satellites—but no country in Europe has the ability to launch satellites into space, and there is a race to be the first to do so. Will my hon. Friend update the House on when we expect the Sutherland site to be ready for the launch of the first UK satellite?
  • Northern Ireland Executive Formation 16 Jan 2020

    I warmly congratulate my right hon. Friend on his personal achievement, which involved reserves of patience, diplomacy tenacity, and, I dare say, menace—qualities that, clearly, the Conservative Whips Office in the previous Parliament was the ideal breeding ground for. One of the frustrations of the past few years is that the absence of an economy Minister in Northern Ireland meant that the...
  • Northern Ireland Executive Formation 16 Jan 2020

    I warmly congratulate my right hon. Friend on his personal achievement, which involved reserves of patience, diplomacy tenacity, and, I dare say, menace—qualities that, clearly, the Conservative Whips Office in the previous Parliament was the ideal breeding ground for. One of the frustrations of the past few years is that the absence of an economy Minister in Northern Ireland meant that the...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells

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

Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019; Independent until 6 Nov 2019

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (14 Jul 2016 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 1102 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payment of £7,500 expected from Market Securities, 55 Baker Street, London W1U 8EW, via the London Speaker Bureau, First Floor, 233-235 Kensington High Street, London W8 6SF, for speaking at a lunch for guests of Market Securities Ltd on 24 October 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. Fee to be paid direct to charity. (Registered 04 November 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
On 25 July 2019, I accepted a ticket for a one-day test match, with lunch, from the England and Wales Cricket Board; total value £300. (Registered 05 August 2019)

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