Craig Whittaker

MP, Calder Valley

Calder Valley Conservative

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How Craig Whittaker voted
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  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Craig Whittaker occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 9 Mar 2015

    Rebuilding of Todmorden and Calder High Schools – Craig Whittaker. Adjournment debate
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Children in Care: Asylum 25 Feb 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to amend Schedule 3 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 in order to ensure that there is no discrimination against care leavers who were taken into care as unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 4 Feb 2015

    My constituent Mr Mohammed Naved Bashir was arrested in December. Despite pointing out on numerous occasions that he had a different name from that of the wanted man, he was held in prison cells in Halifax for three days. It was confirmed that the police had arrested the wrong person only when he was transported and presented to a judge in Glasgow. Will my right hon. Friend ask the Home...

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

Currently held offices

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

1. Directorships
Whittaker Consultants, 8 King Cross Street Halifax West Yorkshire HX1 2SH (not trading)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Carpet & Flooring Megastore
(b) Address of donor: Stercap House, Wakefield Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1PU
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(b) Date of receipt: 30 September 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 30 September 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 04295612
(b) (Registered 13 January 2015)
(b) Name of donor: Offshore Group Newcastle Ltd
(b) Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 15 December 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 15 December 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 06390883
(b) (Registered 13 January 2015)
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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