Craig Whittaker

MP, Calder Valley

Calder Valley Conservative

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How Craig Whittaker voted
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  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Craig Whittaker occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: 16-plus Care Options 17 Jul 2014

    I am particularly proud of this piece of work. I think it is one of the best that we have done as a cross-party Committee, of which I am a member. Does my hon. Friend agree that for far too many years the long-term prognosis for far too many of our young people in care has been bleak, and that the recommendations based on the evidence in the report go a long way to rectify some of those...
  • Written Answers — Justice: Homicide: Sentencing 8 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps he is taking to review sentences given for (a) murder and (b) manslaughter where the offence was a one-punch killing.
  • Opposition Day — [1st Allotted Day]: Passport Applications 18 Jun 2014

    We have been listening to the debate for about half an hour and, so far, unless I am mistaken, I have heard not one solution from the right hon. Lady. Can she tell us what the Labour Government learned from the 1999 debacle? Can she provide advice on how to put the current situation right?

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Conservative MP for Calder Valley

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Defence
  • International Development
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Defence: Procurement
  • Railways: Franchises
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Housing Benefit
  • Special Educational Needs

Currently held offices

  • Member, Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014
  • Member, Education Committee

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

1. Directorships
Whittaker Consultants, 8 King Cross Street Halifax West Yorkshire HX1 2SH (not trading)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development
Address of donor: Rue Montoyer 23, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, internal travel and accommodation with an value of £2,356.71
Destination of visit: Myanmar
Date of visit: 17-25 July 2013
Purpose of visit: visit organised by All Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health, in collaboration with Marie Stopes International, to build awareness of sexual and reproductive health and rights/maternal health/family planning issues, with a specific focus on programmes in fragile states.
(Registered 2 September 2013)
8. Land and Property
I receive rental income from two houses in Rastrick, Brighouse and two houses in Wyke, Bradford. (Updated 24 October 2012)
9. Shareholdings
(a) Whittaker Consultants (not trading)

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