Neil Parish

MP, Tiverton and Honiton

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Tiverton and Honiton Conservative

Neil Parish’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Neil Parish sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Neil Parish voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Neil Parish generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Neil Parish’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Neil Parish’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Trade in Food — [James Gray in the Chair] 14 Jun 2018

    Thank you, Mr Gray; I wanted to ensure that we kept to correct parliamentary procedure, having been corrected a number of times this afternoon. I will do my best not to refer to hon. Members as “you” in future. I thank the Minister for his summing-up speech. He mentioned the good work done by the NFU through a Dutch university on sector-by-sector analysis, which I welcome, but I...
  • Brexit: Trade in Food — [James Gray in the Chair] 14 Jun 2018

    I agree with the Minister entirely; it would be great if we could get the frictionless trade deal and frictionless borders. Is he convinced that when we have the technology—I think we have it—it will work? I must be quite blunt about the Rural Payments Agency, Natural England and others. I know he will defend them to the hilt, but I said yesterday that they are not fit for...
  • Brexit: Trade in Food — [James Gray in the Chair] 14 Jun 2018

    I thank the Minister for giving way again. This is important and we have plenty of time, hence I will take up a bit more. When you say “sector by sector”, are you talking about the food and drink—

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Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Neil Parish campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Departmental Food
  • Animal Welfare
  • Energy: Meters
  • Farms: Tenants
  • Middle East

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (since 13 Nov 2017)
  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee 2017-19 (since 13 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (20 Feb 2017 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (14 Oct 2015 to 22 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Neil Parish’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 20 written questions in the last year — 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 92.02% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 94 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Neil Parish’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 297 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Conservative Friends of Israel (2) Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: (1) CFI Ltd, PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB (2) 9 Yitzhak Rabin Blvd., Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 9103001

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Air travel, accommodation and hospitality for myself with a value of £2,500, plus airport transfer and hospitality for my spouse with a value of £600, total £3,100 (2) For my spouse and myself, bus travel and airport VIP service with a total value of £1,300

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Dates of visit: 8-13 April 2018

Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation.

(Registered 25 April 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Family farm in Somerset: (i) and (ii).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Susan Parish, as Junior Secretary.

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