Caroline Dinenage

MP, Gosport

Gosport Conservative

A selection of Caroline Dinenage's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details

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Caroline Dinenage never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Prison Uniform Policy 2 Jul 2015

    It has long been the case that women are not required to wear prison-issue clothing. Men can earn the opportunity to wear their own clothes under the incentive and earned privileges scheme. That reflects the understanding that the experiences that lead to imprisonment and the impact of imprisonment can be very different for men and for women.
  • Women and Equalities: Prison Uniform Policy 2 Jul 2015

    I am interested in equality whether it suits or not. The fact is that 95% of prisoners are men, and our entire prison system is largely designed with them in mind and to suit them. I make no apologies for the fact that I believe our prisons should be places of rehabilitation as well as punishment. If this small compromise helps to achieve that aim, it is well worth doing.
  • Women and Equalities: Prison Uniform Policy 2 Jul 2015

    That is a detailed question, and I will of course write to the right hon. Lady with a full answer. We take the needs of women in our prisons very seriously. Lots of schemes are being introduced to help to build and maintain bonds for women, particularly those who have caring responsibilities, not least the use of video links so that they can keep in contact. Babies and children are allowed...

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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)

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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