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 — Cabinet Office: Veterans: Medals 2 Dec 2020

    Further to the answer given to PQ 90166 on 21 September 2020, there is an independent process for the consideration of historic medal claims through the Advisory Military Sub-Committee. Each case is carefully considered, and details of cases must remain confidential until the decision-making process is final. Campaigners can be assured their case is under review and recommendations will be...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Veterans: Mental Health Services 1 Dec 2020

    I refer the hon. Member to the answers given to PQ 906285 and 111603. The majority of veterans successfully access mental health support through mainstream services such as the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) in NHS England. For those who need more specialised support, they can access bespoke services through the NHS, such as the Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Redundancy 30 Nov 2020

    The Ministry of Defence has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

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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
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • HM Treasury
  • Railways: South West
  • Iraq: Military Intervention
  • Emergency Calls: Suicide
  • Railways: Devon
  • National Security

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)
  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Nov 2020.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
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)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 9 November 2018, Mercer Consulting Associates Ltd (not trading). (Registered 17 September 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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