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
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
20 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
44 votes for, 0 votes against, 10 absences, between 2013–2016
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Jake Berry has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
I beg to move, That this House has considered promoting trade with the Commonwealth. May I say what a pleasure it is to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies? “Brexit means that Britain is back. The country that gave the world the English language, common law and the Mother of Parliaments is once more to seize its destiny as a global leader. This is an exciting time for Britain and...
It is undoubtedly the case that Britain ceded to Europe control of trade negotiations and the ability to go out in the world and create free trade agreements. That is now over, and following the vote to leave the European Union, it is time for us to decide whether Britain will be a sad shadow of its former self, beset by recession, or a globally outward-facing nation, which I believe can be a...
I will come to that point. We cannot offer enough plaudits to my right hon. Friend the Member for East Devon (Sir Hugo Swire)—he is sitting here on my right—and our noble Friend Lord Marland for all the work that they have done to ensure that that first Commonwealth Trade Ministers meeting takes place next month. In 2010 when I became a Member of Parliament, I was given a...
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Conservative MP for Rossendale and Darwen
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Jake Berry campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Innovation and Skills
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Cabinet Office
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Agriculture: Subsidies
- Contact Orders: Grandparents
- Housing: Construction
- Cabinet Office: Pay
- Pupils: Disadvantaged
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (20 Jul 2015 to 16 Jan 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jake Berry’s speeches
- Has received answers to 95 written questions in the last year — well above 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 89.09% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 113 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
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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