Caroline Flint

Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Don Valley Labour

Caroline Flint’s voting in Parliament

Caroline Flint is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Caroline Flint sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Caroline Flint generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Caroline Flint generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Caroline Flint occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Don Valley

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Energy
  • Energy: Prices
  • Green Deal Scheme
  • Renewable Energy
  • Warm Front Scheme

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Minister of State (Europe) (3 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing) (24 Jan 2008 to 3 Oct 2008)
  • Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (Yorkshire and the Humber) (28 Jun 2007 to 9 Jan 2008)
  • Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Employment and Welfare Reform) (28 Jun 2007 to 25 Jan 2008)
  • Minister of State (Department of Health) (Public Health) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (30 Apr 2003 to 7 Jul 2003)
  • Member, Administration Committee (30 Jan 2001 to 19 Jan 2005)
  • Member, Education Sub-committee (23 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 1999)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 1999)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 83 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.75% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 38 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 118 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Caroline Flint’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 808 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Parliamentary Panel survey questionnaires completed for ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
Payment of £75 for October survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid directly to Don Valley Labour Party on 18 November 2014. (Registered 01 December 2014)
13 November 2015, received £500 for co-presenting BBC’s ‘This WeekTV programme on 8 October 2015. Address: BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Sovereign Strategy Ltd
Address of donor: 1 Coburg St, Gateshead NE8 1NS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: seconded member of staff to work on deputy leadership campaign, value £8,000

Date of receipt: from 19 May 2015 to 12 September 2015

Date of acceptance: 19 May 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 03820426

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: BM Creative Management Ltd
Address of donor: Aldwych House, 81 Aldwych, London WC2B 4HN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 1 June 2015

Date accepted: 10 June 2015

Donor status: company, registration 05635995

(Registered 22 June 2015)
Name of donor: Sonny Leong
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 5 June 2015

Date accepted: 12 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 June 2015)
Name of donor: Alan Donnelly
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,333 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 8 June 2015

Date accepted: 9 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 June 2015)
Name of donor: Simply Alliance Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Harman and Co, 261 Green Lanes, Palmers Green, London N13 4XE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: use of office space for my Deputy Leader campaign team between 2 June and 12 September 2015; value £15,300

Date received: 2 June 2015

Date accepted: 2 June 2015

Donor status: company, registration 06999589

(Registered 29 June 2015)
Name of donor: Sovereign Strategy Limited
Address of donor: Coburg House, 1 Coburg Street, Gateshead NE8 1NS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: office space to use as phone bank from 15 June 2015 to 10 September 2015 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party; value £3,120

Date received: 15 June 2015

Date accepted: 15 June 2015

Donor status: company, registration 03820426

(Registered 10 July 2015)
Name of donor: Alan Donnelly
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,300 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 3 July 2015

Date accepted: 3 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 July 2015)
Name of donor: Fostermco Ltd
Address of donor: Regina House, 124 Finchley Road, London NW3 5JS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 15 July 2015

Date accepted: 15 July 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 08572386

(Registered 06 August 2015)
Name of donor: Alan MacDougall
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 22 July 2015

Date accepted: 22 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: John Reid
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 31 July 2015

Date accepted: 31 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Community Union
Address of donor: 465c Caledonian Road, Lower Holloway, London N7 9GX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 31 July 2015

Date accepted: 31 July 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Sovereign Strategy Ltd
Address of donor: Coburg House, 1 Coburg Street, Gateshead NE8 1NS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the donor covered the cost of postage for some of my campaign leaflets to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party; total value £2,160

Date received: 6 August 2015

Date accepted: 6 August 2015

Donor status: company, registration 03820426

(Registered 28 August 2015)
Name of donor: Alan Massie
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 14 August 2015

Date accepted: 20 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 August 2015)
Name of donor: David Rowntree
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 17 August 2015

Date accepted: 20 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 August 2015; updated 18 September 2015)
Name of donor: Alan MacDougall
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 24 August 2015

Date accepted: 27 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 August 2015)
Name of donor: Sovereign Strategy Ltd
Address of donor: Coburg House, 1 Coburg Street, Gateshead NE8 1NS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,300 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 2 September 2015

Date accepted: 2 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 03820426

(Registered 10 September 2015)
Name of donor: Peter Goldsmith
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,800 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 26 August 2015

Date accepted: 2 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 September 2015)
Name of donor: Alan Massie
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,300 to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 16 September 2015

Date accepted: 16 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 September 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Phil Cole, as Office Manager.

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