Jake Berry

MP, Rossendale and Darwen

Rossendale and Darwen Conservative

Jake Berry campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Jake Berry’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Jake Berry’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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

Jake Berry has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Private Members’ Bills 25 Oct 2016

    As I am someone who, in the previous Parliament, had the privilege of bringing a private Member’s Bill through this place, I hope that the Leader of the House will give serious consideration to reforms to the system. When I listened to coverage of the day’s proceedings on Friday night, my toes curled with embarrassment at the shabby treatment of the Turing Bill.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: House Building and Planning 24 Oct 2016

    Recently the leader of Rossendale Borough Council and I wrote jointly to the Minister for Housing and Planning to say that our objectively assessed housing requirement did not take account of topographical and flooding issues in the Rossendale valley. Will the Secretary of State, on behalf of our hon. Friend the Minister, agree to a meeting with the leader of the local authority, Alyson...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Nervous System: Diseases 17 Oct 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing in the UK initiatives for people with (a) fibromyalgia and (b) other central sensitivity syndromes similar to those introduced in Spain.

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Conservative MP for Rossendale and Darwen

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


Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Education
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Home Department
  • Agriculture: Subsidies
  • Contact Orders: Grandparents
  • Housing: Construction
  • Pupils: Disadvantaged
  • Mobile Phones

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 20 Jul 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jake Berry’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 150 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jake Berry’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 106 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Consultant to Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP (formerly Squire, Sanders and Dempsey (UK) LLP) as a consultant solicitor advising on client services, business development and on other specific matters. Address: Trinity Court, 16 John Dalton Street, Manchester M60 8HS. Paid £1,250 per month, until further notice. Payment received on a monthly basis. (Updated 11 June 2014 and 20 July 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: London TV Centre, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket and hospitality for England v Uruguay rugby world cup match, value £875

Date received: 10 October 2015

Date accepted: 10 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 4967001

(Registered 13 October 2015)
Name of donor: Squire Patton Boggs
Address of donor: Trinity Court, 16 John Dalton St, Manchester M60 8HS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: sponsorship of a private party for Members of Parliament that I co-hosted with three other MPs; value £10,000

Date received: 15 December 2015

Date accepted: 15 December 2015

Donor status: company, registration OC 335584

(Registered 11 January 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A share of commercial property in Liverpool: (i). (Updated 12 January 2015)
A share of a flat in Liverpool: (i) and (ii).
A share of a house in Rhoscolyn, North Wales: (i).
A house in Rhoscolyn, North Wales: (i) and (ii).

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