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

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Claire Perry

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric Cars 27 Jun 2017

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on his pathfinding work in this area. I understand he is a proud owner of a Nissan Leaf—an electric vehicle made in the UK. He will therefore know that this is an exceptionally important point for us. I am very proud of the Government’s ambition for almost all cars on our roads to be zero-emissions by 2050, and also of our success in positioning the...
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric Cars 27 Jun 2017

    I think my hon. Friend is right. With policies to really accelerate the usage of electric vehicles, this is a critical thing. He will know that Ofgem has approved business plans for the local network companies, which already bake in billions of pounds of investment, to ensure that the expected demands on the grid can be met. But, equally, it is not just about raw investment in cables; it is...
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric Cars 27 Jun 2017

    I would define seeing you in an electric vehicle, Mr Speaker, as a success in my new role. We can have a conversation afterwards. The hon. Gentleman will know that I think that upgrading our rail and road networks is one way to reduce congestion on the roads and to open up business opportunities and create potential new capacity for things such as electric rail freight, which has been...

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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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