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.

This is a selection of Therese Coffey’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

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Therese Coffey never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Leader of the House: English Votes for English Laws 20 Jul 2015

    The Government's proposals relate to the procedures of the House of Commons and are designed to be compatible with these. There is no selection process required for Legislative Grand Committees. All Members who represent constituencies in the relevant nations would be able to serve on the Legislative Grand Committees, whose role it would be to give consent to certified bills or provisions...
  • Written Answers — Leader of the House: English Votes for English Laws: Wales 20 Jul 2015

    The proposals have been published and it is open to all with an interest to consider the proposals and express views on them before they are put to the House of Commons for a decision. I have met colleagues who represent constituencies in Wales and I am happy to have further such conversations.
  • Bill Presented — Criminal Cases Review Commission (Supplementary Powers) Bill: Summer Adjournment 16 Jul 2015

    It is a great pleasure to reply to this debate, and I congratulate the two hon. Members who made their maiden speeches. We heard from the hon. Member for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow (Dr Cameron), who is a local lass made good. She pointed out that our analysis reports are in the post—monitoring 649 subjects for the next five years would keep anyone busy—but, as she...

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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 10 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 97.26% 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") 244 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 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)
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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