Bill Cash

MP, Stone

Stone Conservative

Bill Cash campaigned to leave the European Union

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Bill Cash’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Bill Cash sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Bill Cash consistently voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Bill Cash almost always voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Bill Cash consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Bill Cash has sometimes rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the Eu: Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice 18 Jan 2017

    In my speech, and when the Minister came before the European Scrutiny Committee, I referred to the question of the attitude to be adopted in relation to votes in the Council of Ministers. Will he give some indication as to the kind of trend towards being sure we make clear where we stand on Brexit matters within the framework of the decision-making process in COREPER?
  • Leaving the Eu: Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice 18 Jan 2017

    There is another problem that the European Scrutiny Committee has looked at in the past, when we had the Fair Trials team in to give us evidence: some of the judges are politically appointed.
  • Leaving the Eu: Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice 18 Jan 2017

    It is an enormous pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent Central (Tristram Hunt). He is pretty well my next-door neighbour and we talk regularly. We were even on a Radio 4 programme that he organised only a week ago on Asa Briggs and all the matters to which he referred. I regard him not only as an hon. Member, but as a good friend. The valedictory comments that he just made...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Stone

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1984 — unknown

Also represented Stafford

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Transport
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Constitutional Affairs
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • European Constitution
  • Electricity Generation
  • EU Reform: Treaties
  • EU Internal Trade

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, European Scrutiny Committee (since 21 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 21 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (3 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, European Scrutiny Committee (8 Sep 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (8 Sep 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (1 Jul 2003 to 6 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Attorney General (18 Sep 2001 to 6 Nov 2003)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (17 Nov 1998 to 8 Sep 2010)
  • Member, Employment Committee (15 May 1989 to 21 Mar 1990)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 1987 to 15 Dec 1989)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (1 May 1986 to 15 Dec 1989)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (1 May 1986 to 15 Dec 1989)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (15 Jul 1985 to 17 Nov 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Bill Cash’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 30 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.17% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 47 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 106 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Bill Cash’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2029 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Solicitor, William Cash & Co, The Tithe Barn, Upton Cresset, nr Bridgnorth, WV16 6UH.
8 May 2016, received £35,000. Hours: 90 hrs. (Registered 26 May 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Half share in London rental property (residential): (i). (Registered 16 April 2012)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Bridget Cash, as Parliamentary Assistant.

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