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

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Government Hubs: Civil Service Efficiency 14 Nov 2018

    What assessment he has made of the potential effect of Government hubs on levels of efficiency in the civil service.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Government Hubs: Civil Service Efficiency 14 Nov 2018

    The Minister knows what a capable and deeply talented Minister he is, and there are plenty of people like him in Plymouth, Moor View. Does he agree that Plymouth would be an ideal place for one of these Government hubs?
  • Universal Credit 17 Oct 2018

    I wrote a speech for today, but I am not going to stick to it. I must be honest: this place absolutely stinks today. This debate concerns some of our most vulnerable people. [Interruption.] I am sorry? If you want to make an intervention, make an intervention, do not just shout something angrily that I cannot hear. Some of the behaviour here has been appalling. I indicated to the hon....

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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
  • HM Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Railways: South West
  • Emergency Calls: Suicide
  • Iraq: Military Intervention
  • Veterans: Charities
  • Great Western Railway Line: WiFi

Currently held offices

  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Defence Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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


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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Johnny Mercer’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 20 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 63 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
26 March 2018, received £200 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA, for an appearance at the BBC Free Thinking Festival. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 24 April 2018)
From 14 Sept 2018 until further notice, Non-executive Director of Crucial Academy Ltd, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AB, for which I will receive £85,000 per annum. Hours: 20 hrs a month. (Registered 18 September 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Bahrain Embassy
Address of donor: 2 Upper Brook Street, London W1K 6PA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £3,100

Destination of visit: Kingdom of Bahrain

Dates of visit: 5-9 April 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend the opening of the UK/Bahrain Naval Base, meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures in order to build on the bilateral relationship.

(Registered 08 May 2018)
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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