Caroline Dinenage

Minister for Equalities (Department for Education)

Gosport Conservative

Caroline Dinenage’s voting in Parliament

Caroline Dinenage is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Caroline Dinenage’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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Caroline Dinenage never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Equality and Human Rights Commission: Finance 11 Feb 2016

    Following the results of the Spending Review the Department for Education is currently finalising budgets over the review period for the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) along with other budgets for which the Department is responsible. I am not in a position to confirm the level of funding that the EHRC will receive until this process is complete. The EHRC’s budget is...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Death: Seas and Oceans 10 Feb 2016

    The information requested is not held centrally.
  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Civil Partnerships 10 Feb 2016

    In 2014, after the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 was passed, the government carried out a review of the operation and future of the Civil Partnership Act 2004, including a thorough public consultation on potential changes to civil partnership. Views were invited on three options: abolishing, or phasing out civil partnerships; or extending them to opposite sex couples. The review found...

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Conservative MP for Gosport

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

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Basic Skills
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • Home Education
  • HMS Sultan
  • Gibraltar: Spain

Currently held offices

  • Minister for Equalities (Department for Education) (since 8 May 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (27 Feb 2012 to 4 Feb 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Until end June 2015, Director of Dinenages Ltd, trading as Recognition Express Southern London Road Horndean PO8 0BL, manufacturer of corporate identity products. (Updated 2 July 2015)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
12 February 2015, received £75. Hours 30 mins. (Registered 27 February 2015)

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