Therese Coffey

MP, Suffolk Coastal

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 an investigation 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: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Ash Dieback Disease: North West 21 Mar 2017

    We are working closely with local authorities to help them deal with the impacts of ash dieback by supporting them to be prepared and by providing guidance. Infected ash trees can survive dieback for many years, continuing to provide recreational and biodiversity benefits, and could provide a source of disease tolerance in the future. For this very reason we are not encouraging the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Joint Air Quality Unit: Staff 21 Mar 2017

    The Joint Air Quality Unit (JAQU) includes staff from two Government Departments, Defra and the Department for Transport. The table below sets out what number of full-time equivalent civil servants have worked in the JAQU as well as the associated pay cost in each month from April 2016 to February 2017. The increase seen across the period is a reflection of this Government’s...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Roads: Trees 20 Mar 2017

    The Government’s plans for tackling air quality are set out in the national air quality plan for nitrogen dioxide, which was published in December 2015 and will be revised by 31 July this year. The Air Quality Expert Group (AQEG) is considering further the evidence around the potential of trees to contribute to improvements in air quality to inform our further policy development. The...

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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 10 Oct 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 34 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 93.19% 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.
  • 127 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Therese Coffey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 369 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Mar 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
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 at the National Television Awards with a value of £1,032.40

Date received: 20 January 2016

Date accepted: 20 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 2937518

(Registered 01 March 2016)
Name of donor: NBC Universal International
Address of donor: St Giles High St, London WC2H 8NU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket and hospitality at the BAFTA awards, value £600

Date received: 14 February 2016

Date accepted: 14 February 2016

Donor status: company, registration 04415234

(Registered 11 March 2016)
Name of donor: Football Association Premier League Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket with hospitality for the Capital One Cup Final, value £350

Date received: 28 February 2016

Date accepted: 28 February 2016

Donor status: company, registration 2719699

(Registered 21 March 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: 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)
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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