Douglas Carswell

MP, Clacton

Clacton UKIP

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How Douglas Carswell voted
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  • Voted moderately for a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Douglas Carswell never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Financial Services Industry 4 Mar 2015

    I am grateful to the Minister for taking part in this debate, following the previous long and onerous one. This issue is desperately important: the need for more competition in financial services is urgent. Choice and competition are always and everywhere a good thing. They drive up standards, force innovation and always manage to give customers better value. In many areas of our lives, we...

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UKIP MP for Clacton

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Harwich

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Defence: Procurement
  • Departments: Foreign Relations
  • Afghanistan: Peace Keeping Operations
  • Non-Governmental Organisations: Finance
  • Lynx Helicopters: Procurement

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (9 Feb 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families (9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (18 Jan 2006 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Education & Skills (16 Jan 2006 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2005 to 14 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2005 to 13 Oct 2008)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 42 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 31.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 106 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Langham Industries Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Bingham’s Melcombe, Dorchester, DT2 7PZ
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 given to my party to support my campaign for re-election
(b) Date of receipt: 23 September 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 20 October 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 019491878
(b) (Registered 10 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Dr Jack Woodford
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 given to my party to support my campaign for re-election
(b) Date of receipt: 1 October 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 20 October 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) Registered 10 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Mr Derek Clark
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 given to my party to support my campaign for re-election
(b) Date of receipt: 10 October 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 20 October 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 10 December 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: RMPI LLP
Address of donor: Moss House, 15-16 Brooks Mews, London W1K 4DS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,588
Date of receipt of donation: 29 September 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 30 September 2014
Donor status: limited liability partnership
(Registered 24 November 2014)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in Hertfordshire.
Rental income from lodger in my London home. (Registered 31 July 2014)

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