Caroline Flint’s voting in Parliament

Caroline Flint is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Caroline Flint sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Caroline Flint generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Caroline Flint generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Caroline Flint’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Caroline Flint’s full vote analysis page for more.

Caroline Flint has quite often rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • British Steel 24 Jul 2019

    I know from friends and colleagues in the trade unions, particularly Community, that they are thankful for the positive approach the Secretary of State has taken to his dealings with this. I am glad that Doncaster is providing the venue for talks, and everybody who is a party to them is welcome to come to my house for beer and sandwiches—or whatever they fancy—if it helps the talks in any...
  • Detainees 18 Jul 2019

    The Government accepted all the major recommendations of the ISC and that will lead to real change, but there is one that they have not accepted, which is on emergency authorisations. The Committee recommended these should not be used where there is a serious risk of torture, and if they were, that they should be escalated to the appropriate level of authorisation. Why has that not been taken...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 26 Jun 2019

    Almost every infrastructure project across the UK requires British-made steel. The contracts for the next five years alone are worth £1 billion, but UK Steel and members of the Community trade union were yesterday asking me whether the Scunthorpe steelworks will still be working in five days’ time. Will the Prime Minister guarantee that, a month from now, before she leaves office, the...

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Labour MP for Don Valley

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

Caroline Flint campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Energy: Prices
  • Energy
  • Green Deal Scheme
  • Renewable Energy
  • Warm Front Scheme

Currently held offices

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 16 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Minister of State (Europe) (3 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing) (24 Jan 2008 to 3 Oct 2008)
  • Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (Yorkshire and the Humber) (28 Jun 2007 to 9 Jan 2008)
  • Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Employment and Welfare Reform) (28 Jun 2007 to 25 Jan 2008)
  • Minister of State (Department of Health) (Public Health) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (30 Apr 2003 to 7 Jul 2003)
  • Member, Administration Committee (30 Jan 2001 to 19 Jan 2005)
  • Member, Education Sub-committee (23 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 1999)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 1999)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Jul 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the BBC, New Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA:
23 May 2018, received £150 for appearance on Any Questions on 13 April 2018. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 25 July 2018)
28 June 2018, received £350 for appearance on This Week on 22 June 2018. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 25 July 2018)
20 October 2018, received £350 for appearance on This Week on 18 October June 2018. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 29 October 2018)
20 November 2018, received £150 for appearance on Any Questions on 26 October 2018. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2018)
2 February 2019, received £350 for appearance on This Week on 24 January 2019. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 28 February 2019)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for opinion surveys:
3 August 2018, received £200 for a survey interview on 10 July 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 03 August 2018)
31 July 2018, received £300 from News UK and Ireland, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for appearances on the Julia Hartley-Brewer programme on 19 June and 17 July 2018. Hours: 8 hrs in total. (Registered 07 August 2018)
11 December 2018, received £2,000 from the Right Address Ltd, The Studio, 10a Athelstan Road, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP3 9QE, for a speaking engagement on 1 November 2018. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2018)
Payments from the Guardian Media Group, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9GU:
4 January 2019, received £200 for an article published in the Observer on 16 January 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 05 March 2019)
24 January 2019, received £100 for an article published in Guardian online 19 January 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 05 March 2019)
14 February 2019, received £156.06 for an article published in the Guardian on 20 January 2019. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 05 March 2019)
22 February 2019, received £210 from the Telegraph Media Group Ltd, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, for an article published on 6 May 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 05 March 2019)
25 May 2019, received £150 from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for surveys in February and March 2019. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 24 June 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
I received two tickets for Wimbledon on 9 July 2018 from the Lawn Tennis Association, value £240. (Registered 10 August 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Phil Cole, as Office Manager.

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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