Therese Coffey

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Suffolk Coastal Conservative

Therese Coffey’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Therese Coffey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Therese Coffey voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Therese Coffey has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Opencast Mining: County Durham 27 Jul 2018

    UK Coal Mining Ltd applied to Durham County Council on 11 December 2007 for planning permission to open the proposed Bradley Coal Mine. This was granted at appeal on 3 June 2015. The Environment Agency (EA) was consulted as a statutory requirement during Durham County Council’s original consultation on the planning application. The EA considered the application and the accompanying...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pet Travel Scheme 27 Jul 2018

    Defra is concerned that the number of pet animals that one person is currently allowed to transport into the UK has the potential to facilitate the illegal puppy trade. Whilst we remain a member of the EU, we continue to be signed up to the requirements of the Pet Travel Scheme. After we leave we want pet owners to continue to be able to travel to and from the EU with the minimum of...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Supply 27 Jul 2018

    Total leakage has fallen by a third since 1994, following investment by water companies. However, there is still more to do. The 25 year environment plan sets out the Government’s ambitions for reducing demand on water resources. This includes support for Ofwat’s target for water companies to reduce leakage by 15% by 2025. The Government will respond to the National...

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Conservative MP for Suffolk Coastal

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Therese Coffey campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Shipping: Oil
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Advisory Committee on Resource Allocation
  • Roads: Construction
  • A14

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (10 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • The Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Oct 2012)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Therese Coffey’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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 84.48% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 446 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Aug 2018.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
Address of donor: 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: an educational allowance of £5,437 and accommodation with a value of £9,057.14 provided for an intern in my parliamentary office for 10 months

Date received: 9 October 2017 - July 2018

Date accepted: 9 October 2017

Donor status: charity, registration 1097482

(Registered 23 November 2017; updated 1 December 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Channel Four
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket to the BAFTAs with a value of £855

Date received: 18 February 2018

Date accepted: 18 February 2018

Donor status: company, registration 01533774

(Registered 15 March 2018)
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: tickets and hospitality for me and a guest at the Grand National, total value £1,269.60 (£634.80 per person)

Date received: 14 April 2018

Date accepted: 14 April 2018

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 18 April 2018)
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: 2 Waterhouse Square, 140 Holborn, London EC1N 2AE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets with hospitality to attend Royal Ascot with a value of £2,613.60

Date received: 21 June 2018

Date accepted: 21 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration 04967001

(Registered 25 July 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Hampshire (co-owned with mother): (i).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my sister, Clare Coffey, as a secretary (on a casual basis). (Registered 10 June 2015)

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