Caroline Nokes

The Minister for Immigration

Romsey and Southampton North Conservative

Caroline Nokes’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Caroline Nokes sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Caroline Nokes voted against selling England’s state owned forests, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Caroline Nokes voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Caroline Nokes has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 28 Mar 2018

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Labour constraints. 9:30 am; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Caroline Nokes MP, Minister for Immigration, Home Office Rt Hon George Eustice MP, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 27 Mar 2018

    Scottish Affairs: Immigration and Scotland. 2:15 pm; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Rt Hon David Mundell MP, Secretary of State for Scotland Rt Hon Caroline Nokes MP, Minister for Immigration
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum 23 Mar 2018

    The Home Office publishes data on the number of asylum decisions pending a decision at the end of each quarter in table as_01_q (asylum, volume 1) of the quarterly Immigration Statistics release. ics-october-to-december-2017-data-tables The latest figures refer to the end of December 2017. Figures on the number of asylum...

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Conservative MP for Romsey and Southampton North

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

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Topics of interest

Caroline Nokes campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Education
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Children: Day Care
  • Legal Representation: Domestic Violence
  • Personal
  • Social
  • Health and Economic Education
  • Green Deal Scheme
  • Planning Permission

Currently held offices

  • The Minister for Immigration (since 8 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Cabinet Office) (14 Jun 2017 to 8 Jan 2018)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (17 Jul 2016 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Education Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 22 Feb 2016)
  • Chair, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Jul 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Education Committee (18 Mar 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Caroline Nokes’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 very high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 19 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.
  • 101 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Caroline Nokes’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 226 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Mar 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr A De Souza
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Mr Jason Hood
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: ITV Plc
Address of donor: London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket and hospitality to the Royal Ascot with a value of £599

Date received: 21 June 2017

Date accepted: 22 June 2017

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Channel 4 Television
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One 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 19 March 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
From 17 December 2015, a trustee of World Horse Welfare. This position is not remunerated. (Registered 13 January 2016)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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