Douglas Carswell campaigned to leave the European Union
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Douglas Carswell’s voting in Parliament
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Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Generally voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Almost always voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his policy is on the extension of tolls on the Severn Bridges once his powers to levy tolls under the Severn Bridges Act 1992 expire.
The Chancellor’s autumn statement suggests yet more public borrowing, with total public debt due to increase to £1.6 trillion in the new year and £1.9 trillion by 2020, when it will be four times what it was in 2005. Rather than being a reflection on Brexit, is not the accumulation of these unsustainable levels of public debt due to his predecessor’s failure to match...
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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
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Home Office
- Department of 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: 21 Nov 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
9 November 2015
, payment of £1,054 from Warwick University Economics Department, Coventry CV4 8UW, for a talk to students. Hours: 8 hrs in total. (Registered 27 November 2015)
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)
2 August 2016
, received £500 from Intelligence Squared
) Ltd, Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LQ, for speaking at an event. Hours (including preparation): 4 hrs. (Registered 15 August 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 Â£100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over Â£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
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