Claire Perry

The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Devizes Conservative

Claire Perry’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Claire Perry sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Claire Perry consistently voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Claire Perry consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Claire Perry has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 13 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Carbon Emissions 15 Dec 2017

    The Clean Growth Strategy sets out an indicative pathway to 2032 for meeting the fifth carbon budget through domestic action. This is one of a number of possible pathways. The route we ultimately take to meeting our targets will depend on a range of factors, in particular ensuring we are mindful of any impact on energy costs for households and businesses, and changes in costs as a result of...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Carbon Emissions 15 Dec 2017

    The Government published the Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan in July 2017, which outlined a series of actions to support the transition to a smart energy system, which could save the UK an estimated £17-40 billion up to 2050. The Plan includes measures to increase the participation of industrial and commercial consumers in demand side response (DSR), which focuses on improving access...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Industry: Urban Areas 14 Dec 2017

    The Government’s ambitious, modern Industrial Strategy sets out a long term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the UK. The Government is committed to supporting the regeneration of our towns across the country. The Government is currently working with a range of local partners to explore new approaches, including on a pilot Town Deal with Grimsby....

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Conservative MP for Devizes

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

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Topics of interest

Claire Perry campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Justice
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Business: Government Assistance
  • Children: Service Personnel
  • Departmental Leave
  • Inland Waterways
  • Social Services: Fees and Charges

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (since 12 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (15 Jul 2014 to 15 Jul 2016)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Dec 2011)

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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Claire Perry’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations 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.
  • 110 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Claire Perry’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 280 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payment of £150 expected from BBC Radio 4, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on Any Questions on 28 July 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 05 September 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sir Henry Keswick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Sir Henry Keswick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Lady Keswick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Lady Keswick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Mr Gordon Pepper
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Mrs Gillie Pepper
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Earthline Ltd
Address of donor: The Upper Lime Kilm Works, Ogbourne St. George, Wiltshire SN8 1TD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: company, registration 02534626

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Shipton Ltd
Address of donor: The Upper Lime Kilm Works, Ogbourne St. George, Wiltshire SN8 1TD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 07826832

(Registered 05 July 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 27 November 2015, flat in Wandsworth: (i) and since 7 March 2016 (ii). (Registered 09 September 2016)
From 29 February 2016, flat in Lambeth: (i) and (ii). (Registered 09 September 2016)

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