Therese Coffey

MP, Suffolk Coastal

Suffolk Coastal Conservative

Therese Coffey’s voting in Parliament

Therese Coffey is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Therese Coffey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Therese Coffey consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Therese Coffey never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Council of Europe 16 Nov 2015

    My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister issued a written ministerial statement confirming the agreed names of the UK delegation on Tuesday 3 November. The credentials of the current delegation expired on 6 November, six months after the general election, and there is now no UK delegation. The only way to ensure that there is a serving delegation quickly is to transmit the credentials for...
  • Backbench Business: Council of Europe 16 Nov 2015

    It is probably best if I try to inform the House of the Government’s position, if the hon. Gentleman will allow me. The absence of the UK delegation will be most keenly felt in the work of the Assembly’s committees, as well as in preventing participation in key decision making during this period. As has been said, the UK Government do not and cannot represent the Assembly...
  • Backbench Business: Council of Europe 16 Nov 2015

    Given that the Conservatives have a majority in the House of Commons, I believe that the decision was made by the Prime Minister as leader of the Conservative party. I am not privy to all the ins and outs of how Labour Members decide who they select or appoint to various Committees or Assembly delegations. I do not know about the election to which the hon. Gentleman referred, but I am not...

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Conservative MP for Suffolk Coastal

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Shipping: Oil
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Advisory Committee on Resource Allocation
  • Roads: Construction
  • A14

Currently held offices

  • The Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Oct 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 96.21% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 110 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Therese Coffey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 256 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
29 January 2015, received £200 for taking part in an MP interview. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 29 January 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: a ticket, including hospitality, to a rugby match on 26 September 2015; value £1,375 plus VAT

Date received: 26 September 2015

Date accepted: 26 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 04967001

(Registered 19 October 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Hampshire (co-owned with mother): (i)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my sister, Clare Coffey, as a secretary (on a casual basis). (Registered 10 June 2015)

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