Douglas Carswell

MP, Clacton

Clacton UKIP

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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted moderately for a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details

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Douglas Carswell

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UKIP MP for Clacton

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Changed party from Conservative on 29 Aug 2014

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

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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 43 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.
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 107 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 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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