Stephen Crabb

MP, Preseli Pembrokeshire

Preseli Pembrokeshire Conservative

Stephen Crabb campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Stephen Crabb’s voting in Parliament

Stephen Crabb is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Stephen Crabb’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Stephen Crabb has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Tidal Lagoons and UK Energy Strategy — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] 6 Dec 2016

    I will do that. First, thank you for your excellent chairmanship, Mr Paisley, which has facilitated this very good debate about not just the Swansea project—it was never about just the Swansea project—but the potential for a tidal lagoon industry for the whole of the United Kingdom. The sheer number of colleagues who participated from all parts of United Kingdom and all parties...
  • Tidal Lagoons and UK Energy Strategy — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] 6 Dec 2016

    I beg to move, That this House has considered tidal lagoons and UK energy strategy. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Paisley. This is a timely moment for the House to return to the subject of tidal lagoons as a future energy source, and specifically the projects of Tidal Lagoon Power Ltd, starting in Swansea bay, for which it has already received a development consent...
  • Tidal Lagoons and UK Energy Strategy — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] 6 Dec 2016

    The hon. Gentleman makes his point well. The purpose of the Hendry review is to help to provide clarity so that the Government can determine the role that tidal lagoons could have as part of a long-term strategy to provide secure, clean and affordable energy for families and businesses across the country. The review is now complete and will be presented to the Government this afternoon. I,...

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Conservative MP for Preseli Pembrokeshire

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


Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Welsh Language
  • Trust Ports
  • Police
  • Natural Gas
  • Broadband

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (19 Mar 2016 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • The Secretary of State for Wales (15 Jul 2014 to 19 Mar 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (17 Nov 2008 to 9 Feb 2009)
  • Member, International Development Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 13 Jul 2009)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (17 Jul 2005 to 17 Dec 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Crabb’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 18 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 332 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Clerewell Ltd
Address of donor: The Hart Shaw Building Europa Link, Sheffield Business Park, Sheffield S9 1XU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 4 July 2016

Date accepted: 18 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 01798514

(Registered 02 August 2016)
Name of donor: Mr Atul Patak
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 20 July 2016

Date accepted: 24 July 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 02 August 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Rugby Football League Ltd
Address of donor: Red Hall, Red Hall Lane, Leeds LS17 8NB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality at Old Trafford with a value of £360

Date received: 8 October 2016

Date accepted: 8 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 3845473

(Registered 04 November 2016)
Name of donor: Capestone Organic Poultry Ltd
Address of donor: Capestone Farm, Walwyn's Castle, Haverfordwest SA62 3DY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two M & S Charity Ball tickets with a value of £2,000

Date received: 11 October 2016

Date accepted: 11 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 03693186

(Registered 07 November 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Beatrice Crabb, as part-time Diary Manager.

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