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 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: 8 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 21 May 2018

    Housing, Communities and Local Government: Planning guidance on fracking. 4:30 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Dominic Raab MP, Minister of State for Housing, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government Rt Hon. Claire Perry MP, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Energy 17 May 2018

    For business energy consumption we outlined in the Government’s Clean Growth Strategy, published in 2017, our goal to enable businesses and industry to improve energy efficiency by at least 20 per cent by 2030. This will contribute to overall economic growth by reducing the amount of energy required per unit of output. Sustainable, low carbon bioenergy has helped the UK move to a...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Housing 17 May 2018

    The Clean Growth Strategy (the Strategy), sets out Government’s 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. To meet this aspiration, several policies and proposals, which will also help consumers to save domestic household energy, have been outlined in the Strategy,...

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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 19 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 90.51% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 111 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Claire Perry’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 308 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2018.

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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