A selection of Claire Perry's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
6 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
17 votes for, 5 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2019
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2013–2016
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
29 votes for, 57 votes against, 13 absences, between 2011–2019
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2011–2016
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This is also my last Prime Minister’s questions, and I want to follow the comments that have been made about your strong leadership from that Chair, Mr Speaker, and, indeed, your kind comments about my good friend my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke) and others. I would also like, if I may, to take this opportunity to thank the staff of this place,...
I am grateful for the opportunity just to say how wholeheartedly I support my right hon. Friend in what she is doing, particularly in the environmental space. Does she agree that the ability to take the leadership that the UK has demonstrated in so many areas to the rest of the world in the absolutely critical conference of the parties next year will help us to sell the benefits of the green...
We are regularly engaging at Ministerial and official level with interested countries and the Western European and Others Group of the United Nations, as part of a coordinated cross-Government effort to demonstrate the UK is a committed, effective and ambitious leader on climate change and a good potential COP26 host. Our offer to host builds on the strong progress we have made towards the...
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Former Conservative MP for Devizes
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Claire Perry campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Innovation and Skills
- Children: Service Personnel
- Business: Government Assistance
- Departmental Leave
- Inland Waterways
- Income tax: Females
Currently held offices
- The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (since 12 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth) (12 Jun 2017 to 25 Jul 2019)
- 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)
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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — well 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 80.99% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
- 115 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 455 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
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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