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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

  • Coronavirus Bill 23 Mar 2020

    Will my right hon. Friend give way?
  • Coronavirus Bill 23 Mar 2020

    I am grateful to my right hon. Friend for giving way. Everyone admires the steps he is taking. He knows that I have been questioning and corresponding with him on testing for some time. Given that, as he pointed out, the test was developed in this country, can he explain why it seems to be so much less available in this country than in other countries around the world?
  • Business of the House 23 Mar 2020

    When the Leader of the House speaks at Cabinet tomorrow, will he convey my appreciation to the Chancellor of the Exchequer for the package of measures to support workers that he announced on Friday? He may have been Chancellor for only a few weeks, but he may have saved more jobs than any of his predecessors. However, will the Leader of the House ask him urgently to come back to the House on...

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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
  • Health
  • Departmental Energy
  • Warm Front Scheme
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Departmental Carbon Emissions
  • Consultants

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (since 29 Jan 2020)

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 34 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Greg Clark’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 170 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Greg Clark’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1106 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2020.

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

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 23 December 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: TVS Motors Ltd
Address of donor: Harita, Hosur, India

Estimate of the probable value, or amount of any donation: flights and accommodation, value £4,700

Destination of visit: Bengaluru and Chennai, India

Dates of visit: 14 to 16 February 2020

Purpose of visit: to study advanced manufacturing facilities.

(Registered 09 March 2020)
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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