Mark Pritchard

Conservative MP for The Wrekin

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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 voted against culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis, 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.

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Conservative MP for The Wrekin

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

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Topics of interest

Mark Pritchard campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 13 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 15 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 18 Dec 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (28 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (3 Dec 2012 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.

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 14 July 2020, 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 received £2,074.52 a month for an expected commitment of 8 hours. Final invoice issued on 1 August 2020. (Updated 1 July 2015, 23 December 2019 and 20 July 2020)
Until further notice, consultant offering general advice to the Consumer Credit Association (CCA); a client of Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd. Address: Queens House, Queens Road, Chester CH1 3BQ. From 1 February 2018, I receive £1,500 a month for an expected commitment of 8 hours. (Updated 1 July 2015, 01 February 2017, 08 January 2018 and 23 December 2019)
From 10 May 2019 until 29 November 2019, adviser to Pass Technology Group Ltd (technology solutions), a client of Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd, of 45 Pall Mall, London, England, SW1Y 5JG. I received £1,250 per month in return for an expected monthly commitment of 8 hrs. (Registered 3 June 2019; updated 30 December 2019)
From 29 November 2019 until 30 April 2020, Non-Executive Chairman and Director of PASS Technology Group Ltd (technology solutions) of 45 Pall Mall, London, England, SW1Y 5JG; a client of Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd. Until 31 March 2020 I received £4,000 per month, and £2,000 in April 2020, for an expected monthly commitment of 16 hrs, providing strategic counsel and advice. (Registered 30 December 2019; updated 04 May 2020)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Soufan Group
Address of donor: 156 West 56th Street, Suite 1002, New York, NY 10019

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation to the value of £2,000 - £3,000

Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar

Dates of visit: 14-16 October 2019

Purpose of visit: Attending a conference on counter-terrorism.

(Registered 04 November 2019)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Mark Pritchard Advisory Ltd. (Registered 07 September 2013)

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