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- Nov.19.2018: Energy minister Claire Perry accused of swearing and shouting at staff. Trade unions have written to top official at BEIS department saying claims were raised by civil servants. The letter, from the PCS, FDA and Prospect unions, said the claims had been raised by BEIS staff, but that the unions could not detail specific instances owing to concerns that individuals involved could be identified. They singled out the alleged behaviour of Perry, claiming there had been a series of reports about her alleged behaviour towards her civil servants. Peter Walker, The Guardian.
- Oct.09.2018: UK fracking rules on earthquakes could be relaxed, says minister. Claire Perry says level at which Fracking operations must be halted could be raised. Adam Vaughan, The Guardian.
- Jan.29.2018: Tory minister calls pro-Brexit MPs 'swivel-eyed' in group WhatsApp message. Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth Claire Perry’s remarks came in a WhatsApp message to a private group of Tory MPs which was obtained by the Telegraph. Ms Perry was responding to Tory MP Ben Bradley, who said he was 'getting some shit from the usual subjects about sell-outs and traitors' over the financial settlement. Ms Perry replied: "The 'sell out traitor mob' should be ignored. Listening to them means wrecking the economy in the short term and via a Jeremy Corbyn govt delivering a long steady slow decline for the country we love". Richard Hartley-Parkinson, Metro.