Bill Cash

MP, Stone

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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 never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Consequential, transitional, transitory and saving provision 17 Jan 2018

    In brief, this Bill, with clause 1, which says that we are repealing the European Communities Act 1972, reflects the will of the people on 23 June 2016 and the will of this House, as expressed in the votes. So there are two absolutely valid reasons why this Bill must go through: it represents the will of the people outside the House; and it represents the will of the people inside the House....
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Retaining Enhanced Protection 17 Jan 2018

    In his discussions with Mr Barnier, did my right hon. and learned Friend gain any impression that the European Commission, and indeed Mr Barnier himself, had taken on board the fact that in relation to the legal order to which my right hon. and learned Friend refers—the European Union and its institutions—article 50 actually represented a radical change by giving people the right...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Retaining Enhanced Protection 17 Jan 2018

    I am most grateful to my hon. Friend for his response. May I simply say that these are issues of immense constitutional importance? My right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Beaconsfield (Mr Grieve) mentioned that yesterday and we have had debates on it in Committee, and I am most grateful for my hon. Friend’s assurance.

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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 Interconnectors
  • Electricity Generation
  • EU Reform: Treaties

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Chair, European Scrutiny Committee (since 1 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 1 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, European Scrutiny Committee (21 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Bill Cash’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below 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 95.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 2076 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Solicitor, William Cash & Co, The Tithe Barn, Upton Cresset, nr Bridgnorth, WV16 6UH.
3 April 2017, received £30,000. Hours: 75 hrs. (Registered 28 April 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: David E D Johnson
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 29 June 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) The People’s Movement against the EU (2) The Red Cell (UK think tank)
Address of donor: (1) Tordenskjoldsgade 21, st.th. DK-1055 Copenhagen K, Denmark (2) Lynton Mansions, McAuley Close, London SE1 7BW

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights £313; one night’s accommodation £80; dinner £50 and taxi transfers £120. The total value of £563 was divided (1) £63 and (2) £500 between the donors.

Destination of visit: Aarhus, Denmark

Dates of visit: 28-29 October 2017

Purpose of visit: to receive award to me in Denmark for promoting democracy and international cooperation in Europe.

(Registered 16 November 2017; updated 28 November 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until September 2017, a half share in London rental property (residential): (i). (Registered 16 April 2012; updated 26 September 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated Chairman of the European Foundation, an EU reform think tank which produces the European Journal. (Registered 26 September 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Bridget Cash, as Parliamentary Assistant.

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