Craig Whittaker

Calder Valley Conservative

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How Craig Whittaker voted
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  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails

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Craig Whittaker occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 12 Mar 2014

    During the recent floods, the Prime Minister rightly announced grants of £5,000 for people in the homes flooded to put in flood defence measures. The Deputy Prime Minister can therefore imagine the disappointment of people from the 1,000 homes in Calder Valley who were flooded only 18 months previously but got no such support. Will he agree to look at this policy with the Prime Minister...
  • Written Answers — Justice: Family Law: Appeals 28 Feb 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many family law cases applied for leave to appeal after their case has been heard in court in each year between 2009 and 2013; (2) how many family law cases have been successful in applying for leave to appeal in each year between 2009 and 2013; (3) how many family law cases in which Leave to Appeal was obtained had their original judgment...
  • Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Insulation 26 Feb 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will take steps to ensure that (a) only closed cell insulation is used in buildings and flood risk areas and (b) BBA Agrément certificates specify that other types of cavity wall insulation are not certified for use in such areas.

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Conservative MP for Calder Valley

Topics of interest

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 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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