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Caroline Flint

Former Labour MP for Don Valley

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A selection of Caroline Flint's votes

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 22 Oct 2019

    I think we agree across the House that there is a climate emergency and that the UK must be a leader, not a follower, when it comes to low-carbon living. I welcome the pledge that the Environment Bill will enhance and not reduce the UK’s standards, but will the Prime Minister commit today to reinforce that ambition with a clear non-regression clause, as we have on workers’ rights, and...
  • Speaker’s Statement 21 Oct 2019

    Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker. I am seeking clarification on the implications of the Benn Act for the proceedings over the next week or so. I am happy to put this in writing if that is helpful, and I am sorry for not having done so already. The Benn Act, as you know, was amended by the amendment put forward by my hon. Friend the Member for Aberavon (Stephen Kinnock). You may...
  • Prime Minister’s Statement: European Union (Withdrawal) Acts 19 Oct 2019

    I thank the right hon. Gentleman for giving way. I wondered whether he had taken sections of his speech from Jon Lansman. Does the right hon. Gentleman agree that, when it comes to workers’ rights, the EU is not God? The fact is that local authorities up and down the UK have to outsource contracts to the European Union to the detriment of workers in their local communities. We have seen a...

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Former Labour MP for Don Valley

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (16 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Caroline Flint’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 20 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 75.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 72 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 876 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the BBC, New Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA:
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)
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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Phil Cole, as Office Manager.

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