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Karl McCartney’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Karl McCartney sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

We have lots more plain English analysis of Karl McCartney’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Karl McCartney’s full vote analysis page for more.

Karl McCartney has sometimes rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Defence: Employment 7 Nov 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to support defence jobs in all regions of the UK.
  • Defence: Topical Questions 7 Nov 2022

    The armed forces are a major employer across Lincolnshire—so much so that it is the ambition of the Greater Lincolnshire local enterprise partnership to become a nationally recognised cluster of innovation-focused defence companies, and to ensure that Greater Lincolnshire and Lincoln are a highly attractive first-choice destination for defence-related industries, service leaders and their...
  • Business of the House 13 Oct 2022

    As a number of colleagues are sceptical about some of the Government’s net zero policies and proposals, and have read the Fair Fuel and Centre for Economics and Business Research report published on Tuesday and realised that we will not replace 35 million-plus internal combustion engine vehicles with electric ones by 2030 or even 2050, will my right hon. Friend allow a debate on the future...

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Conservative MP for Lincoln

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

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Topics of interest

Karl McCartney campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Transport
  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • HM Treasury
  • Rspca
  • Motor Vehicles: Insurance Premium Tax
  • Driving Offences: Insurance
  • Motor Vehicles: Insurance
  • Driving Tests: Personation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Transport Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (8 Jul 2022 to 8 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (21 Jan 2020 to 12 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Transport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Transport Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Nov 2022.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: IX Wireless Limited Company
Address of donor: 4 Lockside Office Park, Lockside Road, Riversway, Preston PR2 2YS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to Lincoln Conservative Association

Donor status: company, registration 11009144

(Registered 11 August 2021; updated 03 May 2022)
Name of donor: IX Wireless Limited
Address of donor: Ribble House, Ribble Business Park, Blackburn BB1 5RB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to Lincoln Conservative Association

Donor status: company, registration 11009144

(Registered 10 October 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Goodwood Estate Company Ltd
Address of donor: Goodwood House, Chichester PO18 0PX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: As a member of the APPG for Motorsport, entry to, and hospitality at, the Festival of Speed motoring event, plus parking, VIP viewing access and metal badge, for three people; total value £500

Date received: 26 June 2022

Date accepted: 26 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 553452

(Registered 20 July 2022)
Name of donor: The Goodwood Estate Company Ltd
Address of donor: Goodwood House, Chichester PO18 0PX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: As a member of the APPG for Motorsport, entry to, and hospitality at, the Goodwood Revival motoring event, plus parking, VIP viewing access and metal badge, for two people; total value £755

Date received: 17 September 2022

Date accepted: 17 September 2022

Donor status: company, registration 553452

(Registered 17 October 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential/holiday property in Lincolnshire, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Unpaid Company Secretary of MoonLighting Systems Ltd (IT management and consultancy). I have a shareholding below the registrable threshold, which generates a dividend. (Registered 10 January 2020; updated 29 September 2021)

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