Claire Perry

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

Conservative MP for Devizes

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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 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 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: 19 Nov 2018

Recent appearances

  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 18 Dec 2018

    Scottish Affairs: The future of the oil and gas industry. 1:00 pm; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands Kersti Berge, Director of Energy and Climate Change Claire Perry MP, Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Emily Bourne, Director for Energy Development and Resilience at BEIS
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Performance Certificates 17 Dec 2018

    The Clean Growth Strategy set out our aspiration that as many homes as possible will be upgraded to an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Band C by 2035, where practical, cost-effective and affordable. Alongside the Clean Growth Strategy, we issued a call for evidence on building the market for energy efficiency, and will shortly be publishing an action plan, that will set out a range of...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electricity: Costs 17 Dec 2018

    The Government has taken a range of actions to reduce the cost of energy – including protecting 11 million households from poor value energy tariffs through the introduction of a price cap, and providing a package of relief for energy intensive industries worth over £850 million since 2013, supplemented by the announcement of a £315 million Industrial Energy Transformation Scheme at the...

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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)
  • Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth) (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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Claire Perry’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 87.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 108 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Claire Perry’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 379 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Dec 2018.

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 London: (i) and since 7 March 2016 (ii). (Registered 09 September 2016; updated 09 November 2018)
From 29 February 2016, flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 09 September 2016; updated 09 November 2018)

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