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 encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year 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

  • Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy 17 Jan 2017

    Clearly, in relation to the environment, there are decisions that may still properly be made at a European level, but some decisions made in Europe damage our farming industry in Lancashire. A perfect example is that in Rossendale and Darwen: farming of commons is what most upland farmers do, and each movement of the cattle between commons is counted. A farmer may have 15 movements in the...
  • Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy 17 Jan 2017

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  • Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy 17 Jan 2017

    Like farmers in Lancashire, many farmers in Scotland are involved in upland sheep farming, which I am sure all Members will acknowledge is often a very, very difficult business. Does he not think that, if we leave the European Union, there will be an opportunity for the Government to refocus support on those most marginal farms that he is talking about—specifically the uphill farms in...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Rossendale and Darwen

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Cabinet Office
  • Education
  • 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 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jake Berry’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 94 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 89.65% 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") 109 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

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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