Caroline Flint

MP, Don Valley

Don Valley Labour

Caroline Flint campaigned to remain in the European Union

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

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions 17 Oct 2016

    It has been brought to the attention of the Public Accounts Committee that universal credit is paid per calendar month, which, as has been pointed out by the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers, affects those receiving four-weekly pay very badly. I know that, since our evidence inquiry, the Minister’s officials have met representatives of the union to discuss their concerns....
  • Schools that Work for Everyone 12 Sep 2016

    I hope that we will have a debate about this, because it is important. None of us should be satisfied about the fact that too many of our children are not getting the best out of—what is it these days? Before long, it will be nearly 18 years of compulsory education. When I last spoke in the Chamber, in a debate led by my former colleague Jo Cox, we talked about the lack of educational...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners 9 Sep 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment she has made of the effect of recent reduction in staff numbers in prisons on (a) prisoners' access to education and (b) prisoners' access to recreational activities.

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Labour MP for Don Valley

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


Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Energy
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA:
13 November 2015, received £500 for co-presenting ‘This Week’ on 8 October 2015. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2015)
10 February 2016, received £500 for co-presenting ‘This Week’ on 28 January 2016. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 02 March 2016)
18 December 2015, received £600 for participating in ‘University Challenge’ TV programme recorded on 28 November 2015. Address: ITV plc, Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford, M17 1FZ. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 13 January 2016)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
25 May 2015, received £75 for March 2015 survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 December 2015)
7 July 2015, received £75 for May 2015 survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 December 2015)
21 August 2015, received £75 for June/July 2015 survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 December 2015)
20 October 2015, received £75 for September 2015 survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 December 2015)
16 December 2015, received £75 for October 2015 survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 December 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Phil Cole, as Office Manager.

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