Craig Whittaker

MP, Calder Valley

Calder Valley Conservative

Craig Whittaker’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Craig Whittaker sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Craig Whittaker consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Craig Whittaker never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Flood Insurance for Businesses 8 Feb 2016

    I suspect the solution is somewhere in the middle, with a joint partnership between both.
  • Flood Insurance for Businesses 8 Feb 2016

    The record shows, particularly in the Calder valley, which was flooded in 2012, that the Government invested quite a lot of money in flood prevention schemes, allowing people to invest in their homes. One problem we have, of course, is that although people live beside the rivers, they do not particularly prepare for these things. The evidence does not really show that putting flood prevention...
  • Flood Insurance for Businesses 8 Feb 2016

    The floods that hit the north of England over the Christmas period brought untold misery and suffering to a record number of people. In the Calder Valley, 2,700 homes and 1,635 businesses were flooded. In addition, four schools were affected, two of which are likely to remain closed for the foreseeable future, several bridges were destroyed and the total repair bill for damaged infrastructure...

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Conservative MP for Calder Valley

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

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Defence
  • Department for Education
  • International Development
  • Health
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Defence: Procurement
  • Railways: Franchises
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Personal Independence Payment

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014 Committee (11 Jun 2014 to 30 Oct 2014)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Carpet & Flooring Megastore
Address of donor: Stercap House, Wakefield Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1PU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date of receipt: 30 September 2014

Date of acceptance: 30 September 2014

Donor status: company, registration 04295612

(Registered 13 January 2015)
Name of donor: Offshore Group Newcastle Ltd
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 15 December 2014

Date of acceptance: 15 December 2014

Donor status: company, registration 06390883

(Registered 13 January 2015)
Name of donor: Lord Philip Harris of Peckham
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 27 March 2015

Date accepted: 27 March 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 May 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until 31 March 2015, two houses in Rastrick, Brighouse: (i) and (ii) (Updated 21 May 2015)
Two houses in Wyke, Bradford: (i) and (ii) (Registered 24 October 2012)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my daughter, Sophie Whittaker, as part-time Junior Secretary.

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