Johnny Mercer

MP, Plymouth, Moor View

Plymouth, Moor View Conservative

Johnny Mercer’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Johnny Mercer sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Johnny Mercer consistently voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Johnny Mercer consistently voted against an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Johnny Mercer has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offensive Weapons: Sentencing 16 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what sentencing guidelines have been put in place to deal with people who repeatedly offend in relation to (a) possession of and (b) threatening with a bladed article or offensive weapon.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Police Custody 15 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, at what stage during an arrest and subsequent policy custody stay police officers should review (a) the Police National Computer and (b) other information sources for previous convictions.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Bail 15 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidelines are given to police officers on giving consideration to the existence of one or more past offences by a suspect when taking a decision on granting bail.

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Conservative MP for Plymouth, Moor View

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Johnny Mercer campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • HM Treasury
  • Railways: South West
  • Railways: Devon
  • Iraq: Military Intervention
  • Social Security Benefits: South West
  • Terrorism: British Nationals Abroad

Currently held offices

  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 7 Feb 2017)
  • Member, Defence Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Defence Sub-Committee (4 May 2016 to 7 Feb 2017)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (8 Sep 2015 to 4 May 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Johnny Mercer’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 15 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 83.08% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 82 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Johnny Mercer’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 46 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Mar 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Studio Sixty Billion, 16 Short Gardens, London WC2H 9AU:
1 April 2016, received £1,000 for the filming of a television programme. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 28 April 2016)
Payments from the Sun 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
1 April 2016, received £642 for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 April 2016)
14 April 2016, received £481 for an article published on 30 March 2016. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 17 May 2016)
5 December 2016, received an advance payment of £10,989 from Pan Macmillan Publishers, 20 New Wharf Road, Kings Cross, London N1 9RR, via Hunter Profiles Ltd, 26 Avon Road, West Moors, Ferndown BH22 0EG, for a book I am writing. Hours: 100 hrs. (Registered 22 December 2016; updated 05 January 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: The Cayzer Trust Company Ltd
Address of donor: 2nd Floor Stratton House, 5 Stratton Street, London W1J 8LA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 7 June 2016

Date accepted: 7 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration 4987694

(Registered 07 June 2016)
Name of donor: The Cayzer Trust Company Ltd
Address of donor: 2nd Floor Stratton House, 5 Stratton Street, London W1J 8LA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 4 November 2016

Date accepted: 4 November 2016

Donor status: company, registration 4987694

(Registered 22 November 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd
Address of donor: PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and food with a value of £2,000

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Date of visit: 14–19 February 2016

Purpose of visit: fact finding political delegation.

(Registered 01 March 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Felicity Cornelius-Mercer, as Constituency Support Manager. (Registered 02 June 2015; updated 28 April 2016)

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