Claire Perry MP, the new Transport Minister responsible for railways, has told ITV News she'll never has, and never will, travel first class at taxpayers expense. The Minister, who represents Devizes in Wiltshire, also said the Daily Mail's coverage of the promotion of female MP's was 'puerile' and 'irritating'. She spoke to Ian Axton.
Claire Perry has been advising David Cameron on measures to tackle the spread of extreme pornography and child abuse on the internet.
A Wiltshire MP and government adviser on childhood says modern parenting is leaving children ill prepared for life ahead. Devizes MP Claire Perry says the lives of many youngsters are too organised while parents are also afraid to lay down the law.
Mrs Perry, who has three children, says much of the blame lies with mothers who project their own ambitions onto their offspring. More details here
Devizes MP Claire Perry says parents need to keep a closer eye on their children's use of mobile phones and internet usage. The government's adviser says it'll help protect them from online dangers such as adult images and inappropriate contact with strangers.
A high-flying Tory MP for Devizes in Wiltshire has been ordered to pay compensation to a former member of staff she sacked from her constituency office.
Claire Perry, an aide to Defence Secretary Philip Hammond, terminated the employment of Penelope Nurick following a staff reshuffle.
An employment tribunal found that Mrs Perry unfairly dismissed Mrs Nurick from her role as a part-time constituency secretary. Mrs Perry was ordered to pay her a total of £1,296.88
Campaigners, led by an MP from Wiltshire, are asking the government for tighter controls on what children can see on the internet.
A petition with more than 100,000 signatures was handed into Downing Street this morning.
Devizes MP Claire Perry wants new rules to force internet providers to filter out pornography and other unsuitable material unless adults chose to view it.