Bill Cash

Conservative MP for Stone

@BillCashMP

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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Recent appearances

  • High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill: Non-Disclosure Agreements 15 Jul 2019

    Having listened to the Front-Bench speeches from both the Government and the Opposition, I could not disagree with both of them more. This Bill is a travesty. It is an abomination. I heard the Opposition spokesman say just now that it will transform the midlands, providing huge opportunities. I do wish that she would understand from what I said earlier that my constituents most emphatically...
  • High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill: Quarterly reports on environmental impact, costs and progress 15 Jul 2019

    Only a few days ago the Stone Railhead Crisis Group, which represents the interests of my constituents around Stone, met the regional director of Highways England and discovered that there are some very serious problems for Highways England at both Hanchurch and the proposed HS2 junction at Yarnfield Lane that really require re-evaluation, which I intend to go into a bit on Third Reading. Is...
  • High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill: Quarterly reports on environmental impact, costs and progress 15 Jul 2019

    I am glad to confirm everything my hon. Friend has said, but I am a little puzzled that he left new clause 4 out of the list of amendments on which he was intending to cast a vote. I wonder if he could throw any light on that: is it because of the point that I and others have made about the report coming into effect only after the Act has received Royal Assent, or is it because of something...

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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
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Transport
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Electricity Interconnectors
  • European Constitution
  • Electricity Generation
  • Developing Countries: Abortion

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (since 13 Feb 2019)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 85 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Bill Cash’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 35 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 91.55% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2177 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Aug 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Solicitor, William Cash & Co, The Tithe Barn, Upton Cresset, nr Bridgnorth, WV16 6UH.
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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