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
Caroline Flint generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
The Lord Chancellor has mentioned how important staffing is. The roll-out of a 1:6 ratio in public sector prisons is welcome, but I do not understand why it would not apply to private prisons, because they have to deal with the same sorts of challenges as those in our public sector.
It is important that we have a candid, open and honest discussion. The Minister makes a good point about prices versus bills, because the amount of energy that we use has gone down significantly over the past 10 years. Is he as concerned as I am that the big six might be keeping their tariffs unwelcomely high because they are having to compensate for the fact that we are using less energy?
I listened positively to what the Minister said about the Government being prepared to intervene when a market is not working. I remind him that the Confederation of British Industry refers to the energy market as a managed market, because energy is an essential-to-life product; it really is set apart from the products that we discussed earlier, such as toothpaste, that we buy every day. I...
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Labour MP for Don Valley
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Topics of interest
Caroline Flint campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Energy and Climate Change
- Department for Energy and Climate Change
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Department
- Energy: Prices
- Green Deal Scheme
- Renewable Energy
- Warm Front Scheme
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 (Department for Work and Pensions) (Employment and Welfare Reform) (28 Jun 2007 to 25 Jan 2008)
- Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (Yorkshire and the Humber) (28 Jun 2007 to 9 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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