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.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs 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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Road Traffic Accident Prevention 6 Dec 2016

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Huddersfield (Mr Sheerman) on securing this hugely important debate. There are 2.7 million horse riders in this country—I am occasionally one of them—and 1.3 million ride regularly on our roads. Back in 2010, the British Horse Society launched a website so that horse riders who regularly use the roads can record accidents. Since the website was...
  • Road Traffic Accident Prevention 6 Dec 2016

    On the subject of the dashboard and distracted drivers, has PACTS come to a view on the modern phenomenon of new cars having significant IT and entertainment systems—something a bit like an iPad—incorporated in the dashboard and what effect that innovation has had on the number of accidents?

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Conservative MP for Rossendale and Darwen

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

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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 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jake Berry’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 13 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 90.05% 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 — below 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.
  • 148 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jake Berry’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 108 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 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. As of September 2016, paid £2,500 per month until further notice. (Updated 11 June 2014, 20 July 2015 and 01 November 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
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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