Neil Parish

MP, Tiverton and Honiton

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 consistently 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

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

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Air Quality Strategy 24 Apr 2017

    I urge the Secretary of State, along with all Ministers, to work on the air quality plan with the very greatest urgency after the general election, because we have waited a very long time for it. Many of the problems with diesel actually started under the previous Government, and we need to clean that up. A scrappage scheme—for not only our diesel cars, but buses, taxis and many other...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions 20 Apr 2017

    Lamb is trading at significantly lower prices this year than it did last year at this time. New Zealand lamb comes in during the winter, when our lambs do not, and there seems to be too much New Zealand lamb in our major retailers and not enough British lamb. I would like the Minister to bring it to the attention of the major retailers that British lamb should now be in the shops, which...

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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
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Home Department
  • Departmental Food
  • Animal Welfare
  • Energy: Meters
  • Farms: Tenants
  • Middle East

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (since 20 Feb 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (14 Oct 2015 to 22 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Neil Parish’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 22 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 83.51% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 256 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

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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