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 consistently 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: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Microplastics 25 Sep 2017

    On Friday 21st July, the Government published the summary of responses to our consultation on plans to ban the manufacture and sale of cosmetics and personal care products containing microbeads. We notified our proposals under the Technical Standards Directive (EU) and the Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement (WTO) on 28 July. This stage in the process takes 3 months and will end on 28...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pollinators: Monitoring 20 Sep 2017

    The National Pollinator Strategy was launched in November 2014 and included commitments on measuring progress by developing an indicator on the status of pollinators and by evaluating Nature Improvement Areas (NIAs) and agri-environment schemes. Defra has developed an indicator of the status of pollinating insects in partnership with the research community and the voluntary sector. The...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Foxes 19 Sep 2017

    Wildlife management is a devolved matter so this reply relates to England only. Defra does not offer incentives to help control fox numbers in England and currently has no plans to control the number of foxes. Defra's general policy is that individuals should be free to manage wildlife within the law. The fox is not a protected species so the decision to control them lies with the owner...

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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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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 377 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Ladbrokes Betting & Gaming Ltd
Address of donor: Imperial House, Imperial Drive, Rayners Lane, Harrow HA2 7JW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: for a member of staff and myself, hospitality at Royal Ascot with a value of £640 (£320 per person)

Date received: 17 June 2016

Date accepted: 17 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration 775667

(Registered 30 September 2016; updated 13 October 2016)
Name of donor: Ladbrokes Betting & Gaming Ltd
Address of donor: Imperial House, Imperial Drive, Rayners Lane, Harrow HA2 7JW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality received at Doncaster Races with a value of £250

Date received: 10 September 2016

Date accepted: 10 September 2016

Donor status: company, registration 775667

(Registered 30 September 2016)
Name of donor: Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd
Address of donor: 16 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: conference business dinner with a value of £400

Date received: 3 October 2016

Date accepted: 3 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 04295981

(Registered 21 October 2016)
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: hospitality for me and a guest to the Grand National, total value £1,125.60

Date received: 8 April 2017

Date accepted: 8 April 2017

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 02 May 2017)
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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