Mark Pritchard

MP, The Wrekin

The Wrekin Conservative

Mark Pritchard campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Mark Pritchard’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Mark Pritchard sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Mark Pritchard generally voted against culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Mark Pritchard generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Un Vote on the Independent Expert for the LGBT Community 8 Nov 2016

    Is it not the case that the UN expert is being appointed to protect individuals in many countries from violence based on their sexual orientation? He is not being appointed to promote or to take a particular view on sexual orientation in those countries. It will be a dark day for the United Nations if it turns its face away from somebody who is trying to protect those who should have the same...
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Innovation 8 Nov 2016

    I know that the Minister has previously flown over The Wrekin in a Squirrel—that is a helicopter—and has complimented Shropshire. May I invite him back to the Marches local enterprise partnership, which covers Shropshire and Herefordshire? What part will LEPs play in making sure that we engage and trade with Europe?
  • Community Pharmacy in 2016-17 and Beyond 20 Oct 2016

    I warmly welcome the Minister’s statement. If there are closures, what additional support will be given to the pharmacies that are left, particularly to enable them to take pressure off GPs in the community?

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Profile

Conservative MP for The Wrekin

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

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Armed Forces: Training
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Abortion
  • Animal Welfare: Circuses
  • China

Currently held offices

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 28 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (since 28 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 3 Dec 2012)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Transport Committee (14 Jul 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (17 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (23 Oct 2006 to 14 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Dec 2007)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Director of Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd, c/o Gallaghers, 2nd Floor, 69/85 Tabernacle Street, London EC2A 4RR. (Registered 7 September 2013; updated 7 July 2015)
Until further notice, consultant offering general advice to The Soufan Group; a strategic security consultancy and client of Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd. Address: 26 York Street, London W1U 6PZ. I receive £2,074.52 a month for an expected commitment of 11.5 hours. (Updated 1 July 2015)
Until further notice, consultant offering general advice to the Consumer Credit Association (CCA); a client of client of Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd. Address: Queens House, Queens Road, Chester CH1 3BQ. I receive £1,666.67 a month for an expected commitment of 9.5 hours. (Updated 1 July 2015)
30 July 2016, received £525 from 39th Street Strategies, 39th St NW, Washington DC, for services provided via Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 06 September 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Parliamentarians for Global Action
Address of donor: 132 Nassau Street, Suite 1419, New York, NY 10038, USA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation; £2,500

Destination of visit: Kampala, Uganda

Date of visit: 3-7 October 2015

Purpose of visit: to chair and lead a conference with the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, EU embassies, international NGOs, and regional parliamentarians and charities on the abolition of the death penalty in my capacity as Chairman of the PGA International Law and Human Rights Programme.

(Registered 02 November 2015)
Name of donor: Parliamentarians for Global Action
Address of donor: 132 Nassau Street, Suite 1419, New York, NY 10038, USA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation; estimated at £1,500-2,000

Destination of visit: Ukraine (Kiev)

Date of visit: 13-15 December 2015

Purpose of visit: to visit and hold bilateral meeting with cross-party group of MPs to further advance Ukraine's adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

(Registered 13 January 2016)
Name of donor: National Assembly of Armenia
Address of donor: 19 Marshal Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0095, Armenia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotels and internal transfers with a value of £1,500-£2,000

Destination of visit: Armenia

Date of visit: 28 March - 1 April 2016

Purpose of visit: to meet with the leaders of political parties and Deputy Speaker of the Assembly; to discuss Armenia-UK bilateral relations, regional disputes, trade and human rights. Also to visit the Parliament and Armenian Genocide Museum.

(Registered 11 April 2016)
Name of donor: The Prague Society Think Tank
Address of donor: Vězeňská 5, 110 00 Prague, Czech Republic

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £1,000-£1,500

Destination of visit: Prague, Czech Republic

Date of visit: 4-7 April 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend and speak at summit with other global legislators, discuss the EU migration crisis, economic future of Europe, regional security and EU-US relations.

(Registered 15 April 2016)
Name of donor: Government of Macedonia
Address of donor: Boulevard Linden 2, Skopje 1000, Macedonia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £1,000-1,500

Destination of visit: Macedonia

Date of visit: 19-22 May 2016

Purpose of visit: to meet with President, Foreign Minister, Defence Minister and MPs. Visit to refugee camp and Macedonian/Greek border to meet local officials to discuss migration and refugee issues in my capacity as a member of the Migration and Refugees Committee of the Council of Europe.

(Registered 24 June 2016)
Name of donor: Parliamentarians for Global Action
Address of donor: 132 Nassau Street, Suite 1419, New York, NY 10038

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and food with a value of £2,000

Destination of visit: New York

Date of visit: 1-5 June 2016

Purpose of visit: to meet with UK, US, Norwegian Ambassadors to the UN and meetings with UN agencies, NGOs and charities regarding new UN counter-terrorism strategy.

(Registered 28 June 2016)
Name of donor: Parliamentarians for Global Action
Address of donor: 132 Nassau Street, Suite 1419, New York, NY 10038

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and food with a value of £1,000

Destination of visit: Oslo

Date of visit: 16-19 June 2016

Purpose of visit: meetings with abolition of the death penalty NGOs, campaigners and Norwegian MPs.

(Registered 28 June 2016)
Name of donor: Parliamentarians for Global Action
Address of donor: 132 Nassau Street, Suite 1419, New York, NY 10038

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £1,000-1,500

Destination of visit: Ukraine, Kiev

Date of visit: 10-13 July 2016

Purpose of visit: visit to Ukraine Parliament to meet cross-party group of MPs and Deputy Speaker to discuss Rome Statutes of the International Criminal Court and regional security and foreign policy issues.

(Registered 19 July 2016)
Name of donor: National Council of Resistance in Iran
Address of donor: 83 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0HD

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Eurostar travel, hotel and internal transfers with a value of £500

Destination of visit: Paris

Date of visit: 8-11 July 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend and speak at the international gathering of Iranians for Democracy and Freedom.

(Registered 22 July 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd. (Registered 07 September 2013)

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