Charlie Elphicke

Former MP, Dover

Dover Conservative

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How Charlie Elphicke voted
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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Charlie Elphicke occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Clause 66 — VAT: refunds to certain charities 25 Mar 2015

    This debate seems to be based on a false premise. The Government have been clear that a rise in VAT is not necessary to balance the books because we do not have a hole in our plans for public finances. The Labour party does have a black hole and it cannot be trusted on anything it says about the jobs tax.
  • Bill Presented: Clause 66 — VAT: refunds to certain charities 25 Mar 2015

    The Government have been clear in setting out their plans in the Red Book, and they have been audited, considered and reviewed by the Office for Budget Responsibility. What are not clear are the plans of the Opposition, although it is increasingly clear that there is a black hole in those plans and that they consistently make it up as they go along. I suggest to the hon. Lady that...
  • Bill Presented: Clause 66 — VAT: refunds to certain charities 25 Mar 2015

    Given that both parties have ruled out an increase in VAT and that the hon. Lady will not commit to a reduction in VAT, it is hard to understand Labour’s position. This debate is a theatre of the absurd.

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Former Conservative MP for Dover

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Cabinet Office
  • Government Procurement Card
  • Trust Ports
  • Mapeley
  • Livestock: Transport
  • Dover Priory Station

Currently held offices

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 6 Dec 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 4 Nov 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 68 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 84.99% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 123 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 306 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: John Winter
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,770 in covering the costs of MP’s leaflet
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Trevor Cartner
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: David Freud
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Chris Musgrave
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: John Winter
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: George Hammond Plc
(a) Address of donor: Dover South Services, Limekiln Street, Dover CT17 9EF
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 690947
(a) (Registered 9 March 2015)

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