Douglas Carswell

MP, Clacton

Clacton UKIP

Douglas Carswell campaigned to leave the European Union

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Douglas Carswell’s voting in Parliament

This is a selection of Douglas Carswell’s votes.

  • Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes

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UKIP MP for Clacton

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Party was Conservative until 29 Aug 2014

Also represented Harwich

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Defence: Procurement
  • Departments: Foreign Relations
  • Afghanistan: Peace Keeping Operations
  • Non-Governmental Organisations: Finance
  • Lynx Helicopters: Procurement

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (9 Feb 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (16 Jan 2006 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2005 to 13 Oct 2008)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
18 January 2016, received £1,755.25 from The New Criterion, 900 Broadway, Suite 602, New York, NY 10003, for an article written for the January edition of the magazine. Hours: 11 hrs. (Registered 19 January 2016)
Payments from Intelligence Squared (UK) Ltd, Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LQ:
2 August 2016, received £500 for speaking at an event. Hours (including preparation): 4 hrs. (Registered 15 August 2016)
22 November 2014, received £500 for speaking at an event. Hours (including preparation): 4 hrs. (Registered 22 November 2016)
15 November 2016, received £2,733 from Head of Zeus, Clerkenwell House, 45-47 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0HT, via Ed Victor ltd, 6 Bayley Street, London, WC1B 3HE, as an advance on signature for a book. Hours: several hundred over past six months. (Registered 22 November 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6LQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: in relation to the Franco-British Colloque’s 2016 Conference at the Tate Britain and Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire; food, accommodation and transport: £800

Date received: 14-16 January 2016

Date accepted: 14 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 6913437

(Registered 18 January 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property in Hertfordshire: (i).
Rental income from lodger in my London home: (i) and (ii). (Registered 31 July 2014)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Clementine Carswell, as part-time Diary Secretary.

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