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 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

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: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 11 Jan 2018

    Fifth Report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Forestry in England: Seeing the wood for the trees, HC 619, Session 2016-17, and the Government response, HC 445 – Neil Parish. Westminster Hall debate; 1:30 pm
  • Animal Welfare 12 Dec 2017

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate. The five-year sentencing for animal cruelty is excellent. We need to procure food that is of a very high standard and British. We also need to ensure that, as we do our Brexit deals in future, we do not allow in food with much lower welfare standards, so that our farmers who have high-quality and high-welfare standards also have a real...
  • Animal Welfare 12 Dec 2017

    I could not disagree with my hon. Friend more on this particular point. If there is a pool of the disease bovine TB within badgers, and someone tests their herds of cattle, ensures they are clean and then puts them out in fields where there are badgers carrying bovine TB, the badgers will then re-infect the cattle. We have to deal with both. I am sorry, but on this occasion I could not...

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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, 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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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Neil Parish’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 16 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 92.54% 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.
  • 103 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Neil Parish’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 271 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Nov 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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