Caroline Spelman

Former MP, Meriden

Meriden Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Church Commissioners: Homelessness 24 Apr 2017

    At parish and diocesan level the Church is closely involved in providing support to homeless people through night shelters and other activities, and raising funds and awareness. Recently in the House of Lords bishops supported the Homelessness Reduction Bill. In the Torbay area the Vicar on the Streets initiative undertaken by Revd Gary Deighton of St George's Church, Goodrington, and the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions 20 Apr 2017

    Further to the question from my hon. Friend the Member for Aldridge-Brownhills (Wendy Morton), we in the west midlands are seeing a terrible spate of fly-tipping on a commercial scale, including of hospital waste and household waste. May I ask the Minister seriously to help the farmers with the costs of deterring these serious criminals from dumping such hazards on their land?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Public Accounts Commission: Cancer Drugs: Funding 20 Apr 2017

    Mr Speaker, do you wish me to reply to the question? The Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission cannot respond to it.

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Former Conservative MP for Meriden

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

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

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • International Development
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Valuation Office Agency
  • Council Tax
  • Local Government Finance
  • Council Tax: Valuation
  • Iraq

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • The Second Church Estates Commissioner (21 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (25 Feb 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee (9 Jan 2014 to 3 Apr 2014)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (16 Dec 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Without portfolio (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1 May 2004 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (10 Nov 2003 to 1 May 2004)
  • Shadow Minister (Women) (1 Jul 2001 to 1 May 2004)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (1 Jul 2001 to 1 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (10 Jun 1999 to 10 Sep 2001)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 Jun 1998 to 10 Jun 1999)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (14 Jul 1997 to 22 Jun 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Caroline Spelman’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 84.37% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 99 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 665 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Swiss Parliament
Address of donor: CH - 3003 Berne

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: as part of the 61st anniversary of the British-Swiss APPG's Parliamentary Ski Week, two ski passes with a value of £274; £548 in total

Date received: 2-8 January 2017

Date accepted: 2 January 2017

Donor status: other

(Registered 07 February 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part-share of residential property in Bath: (i).
Residential property in London, West Midlands and Portugal: (i).
8. Miscellaneous
Until 6 September 2016, I was a Vice-President of the Christian charity Tearfund. This was an unpaid position. (Registered 22 November 2013; updated 3 December 2013, 1 October 2015 and 7 September 2016)

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