In an undated email alert sent in the run-up to the 2010 general election, Perry included the following in the list of questions she was most commonly asked:
- Q: Do you believe in man-made climate change?
- A: Yes. I would ask those who think it is fictional or caused by a natural cycle to consider that surely it makes sense to invest in energy security rather than rely on imported gas and also that investing in certain sectors in which we have a natural advantage (tidal power for example) will help to position us at the forefront of the business opportunities for that sector.
November 2010. Link dump: Debate: http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2010-11-23c.235.0 Commentary: http://sexonomics-uk.blogspot.com/2011/05/whose-agenda-is-it-anyway.html
In a December 2012 article in the Daily Mail, Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he had appointed Ms Perry to be his "adviser on preventing the sexualisation and commercialisation of childhood".
In February 2015 Claire Perry voted in favour of allowing mitochondrial donation, which would allow women who carried mitochondrial diseases to give birth to children who would not inherit the disease. An October 2014 briefing report by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), which had been investigating the issue for three years, stated that there was no evidence to show that mitochondrial donation was unsafe. However, some religious groups had said that such procedures should not be allowed. After clearing both Houses mitochondrial donation is now legal, regulated by the HFEA.
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