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Johnny Mercer

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (jointly with the Ministry of Defence)

Conservative MP for Plymouth, Moor View

@JohnnyMercerMP https://facebook.com/JohnnyForPlymouth

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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Johnny Mercer’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Johnny Mercer’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Schools 26 Feb 2020

    The Armed Forces only visit schools and colleges when they have been invited to support activities. No visits to schools by the Armed Forces are directly linked to recruitment, other than specific careers/jobs fairs which generally involve a range of employers. While presentations may be given highlighting the careers available in the Armed Forces, no pupil is able to make a commitment to...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: *No heading* 24 Feb 2020

    The Ministry of Defence is committed to providing the best evidenced-based healthcare for Service personnel, and follows the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines for all interventions in military healthcare. Stellate Ganglion Block injections are not NICE-approved in the treatment of PTSD, and are therefore not used by the Defence Medical Services.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: *No heading* 24 Feb 2020

    The attached table provides the requested breakdown of coroner-confirmed suicides by month, service and gender from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2018, the last published data available. Figures are for Regular personnel and only those Reservists who died whilst on operational deployment. The definition of suicide is that used by the Office for National Statistics. It should be noted that...

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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

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • HM Treasury
  • Railways: South West
  • Emergency Calls: Suicide
  • Iraq: Military Intervention
  • National Security
  • Veterans: Health Services

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (jointly with the Ministry of Defence) (since 27 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (12 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Defence Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Defence Sub-Committee (4 May 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (8 Sep 2015 to 4 May 2016)
  • Member, Defence Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Johnny Mercer’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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.44% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 105 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Johnny Mercer’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 95 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
From 3 June 2019 until 27 September 2019, an Executive Director of Crucial Academy Ltd, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AB, for which I received £85,000 per annum. Between 14 Sept 2018 and 2 June 2019, I was a Non-executive Director. Hours: 20 hrs a month. (Registered 18 September 2018; updated 20 June 2019 and 01 October 2019)
17 May 2019, received £1,500 from Hat Trick Productions, 30 Oval Road, London NW1 7EA, for appearing on Have I Got News for You on 25 April 2019. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 21 May 2019)
31 May 2019, received £700 from the Sun, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for an article published on 9 May 2019. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 06 June 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Pietas Ltd
Address of donor: 9 Great Chesterford Court, Great Chesterford, Saffron Walden CB10 1PF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 6 November 2018

Date accepted: 6 November 2018

Donor status: company, registration 03988618

(Registered 07 January 2019; updated 13 March 2019)
Name of donor: Pietas Ltd
Address of donor: 9 Great Chesterford Court, Great Chesterford, Saffron Walden CB10 1PF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Provision of venue for a fundraising event, value £1,830.40

Date received: 6 September 2018

Date accepted: 6 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 03988618

(Registered 18 January 2019; updated 13 March 2019)
Name of donor: William Rogers
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,500 to my fighting fund

Date received: 16 September 2019

Date accepted: 16 September 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 September 2019)
Name of donor: William Rogers
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Date received: 4 October 2019

Date accepted: 4 October 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 October 2019)
Name of donor: United & Cecil Club
Address of donor: 18 Thorney Lane North, Iver, Bucks SL0 9JY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 6 November 2019

Date accepted: 6 November 2019

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Dunchurch Lodge Stud Company
Address of donor: Cayzer House, 30 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6NN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 26 November 2019

Date accepted: 26 November 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00185609

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Aamer Sarfraz
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 30 November 2019

Date accepted: 30 November 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Rory Brooks
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 1 December 2019

Date accepted: 1 December 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: ABF The Soldiers' Charity - Jersey
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights with a value of £481.96

Destination of visit: Jersey

Dates of visit: 10-12 May 2019

Purpose of visit: To speak at an event.

(Registered 14 May 2019)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Felicity Cornelius-Mercer, as Principal Secretary. (Registered 02 June 2015; updated 28 April 2016 and 24 April 2018)

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