Bill Cash

MP, Stone

Stone Conservative

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 occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Legislating for Uk Withdrawal from the EU 30 Mar 2017

    I commend my right hon. Friend for the clarity and thoughtful analysis that lie behind the White Paper. With the great repeal Bill, we will be returning sovereignty to this House so that decisions about our lawmaking are taken in this House by the representatives of the British people, in line with their wishes at general elections. That it is not—I advise the Opposition to bear this in...
  • Article 50 29 Mar 2017

    The Leader of the Opposition’s remarks were breathtaking. For decades, from Maastricht onwards, he voted with us over and over and over again. Today is an historic day indeed. Can my right hon. Friend reaffirm that at the very heart of this letter lies the democratic decision of the referendum of UK voters given to them by a sovereign Act of Parliament by six to one in this House,...
  • Petition - No. 31 Bus Service to Cheadle from Hanley 15 Mar 2017

    My second petition relates to the No. 31 bus service to Cheadle from Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent and has also been signed by a significant number of my constituents. The petition states: The Petition of residents of the constituency of Stone in Staffordshire, Declares that the No. 31 bus service to Cheadle from Hanley should not be withdrawn. The Petitioners therefore request that the House of...

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Conservative MP for Stone

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1984 — unknown

Also represented Stafford

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Topics of interest

Bill Cash campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (8 Sep 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, European Scrutiny Committee (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 (Joint Committee) (1 May 1986 to 15 Dec 1989)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select 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 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Bill Cash’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 29 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 79.23% 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.
  • 105 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Bill Cash’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2040 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 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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