Caroline Nokes

Conservative MP for Romsey and Southampton North

@carolinenokes https://facebook.com/carolinenokes4RSN

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.

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Recent appearances

  • International Women’s Day: Language in Politics 29 Feb 2024

    I will not get the Minister to say this, but I will say it for her. Can we also look at those who write Commons sketches? I am particularly thinking of Quentin Letts, who is a bit prone to going after people like me for being too pony club posh, and my hon. Friend the Member for Gosport (Dame Caroline Dinenage) for having pink nail varnish. The list is endless, and it is never about what we...
  • International Women’s Day: Language in Politics 29 Feb 2024

    Every year, the hon. Member for Birmingham, Yardley (Jess Phillips), reads out that list. I do not think that I have ever had to follow her directly, and it is not an easy job to do. We are here to celebrate as well as commemorate, and as International Women’s Day is coming up next week, it is important that we reflect on what improvements there have been, but also on the failures. My...
  • International Women’s Day: Language in Politics 29 Feb 2024

    It absolutely includes our staff. My staff are criticised for working for me, when all they have done is apply for a job that they thought might be quite interesting and rewarding, and that might give them an opportunity to contribute. There are many challenges, and we have to use our role in this place to do better. I always say that we can all do better. It is important to emphasise that...

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Conservative MP for Romsey and Southampton North

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

Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019; Independent until 6 Nov 2019

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Topics of interest

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

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Department for Education
  • Health
  • Immigration: EU Nationals
  • Personal Care Services: Coronavirus
  • Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination
  • Children: Day Care
  • Drugs: Licensing

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 20 May 2020)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 20 May 2020)
  • Chair, Women and Equalities Committee (since 27 Jan 2020)
  • Chair, Women and Equalities Committee (since 27 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 15 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Protection from Sex-based Harassment in Public Bill Committee ( 8 Feb 2023 to 22 Feb 2023)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (21 Oct 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • The Minister for Immigration ( 8 Jan 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • 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)
  • Member, 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, 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from News UK & Ireland Limited, PO Box 151, Peterborough PE7 8YT:
21 February 2023, received £1,200 for being a Panellist on First Edition on 23 and 30 January 2023 and 6 and 13 February 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 23 February 2023)
21 March 2023, received £1,200 for being a Panellist on First Edition on 20 and 27 February and 13 March 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 March 2023)
21 April 2023, received £900 being a panellist on First Edition on 20 and 27 March and 6 April 2023. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 24 April 2023)
22 May 2023, received £600 for being a panellist on First Edition on 13 April and 1 May 2023. Hours: 2 hrs (Registered 23 May 2023)
21 June 2023, received £600 for being a panellist on First Edition on 22 and 29 May 2023. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 22 June 2023)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Darren Ridge
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Donor status: individual
(Registered 14 September 2023)
Name of donor: Bright Beech Properties
Address of donor: 14a Market Place, Romsey SO51 8NA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: company, registration 07847345
(Registered 17 January 2024)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: The Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy Project (RAMP)
Address of donor: The Courtyard, High Street, Ascot SL5 7HP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a Policy Adviser for 2.5 days per week from 8 May 2022 to 8 May 2023, estimated value £21,840
Date received: 8 May 2022 - 8 May 2023
Date accepted: 8 May 2022
Donor status: company, registration 12373468
(Registered 23 November 2022)
Name of donor: The Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy Project (RAMP)
Address of donor: The Courtyard, High Street, Ascot SL5 7HP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Research services provided for two days a week for up to seventy-eight days between 1 April 2023 and 31 December 2023, amounting to a maximum value of £17,550
Date received: 1 April 2023 - 31 December 2023
Date accepted: 1 April 2023
Donor status: company, registration 12373468
(Registered 17 April 2023)
Name of donor: The Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy Project (RAMP)
Address of donor: The Courtyard, High Street, Ascot SL5 7HP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Research services provided for two days a week for up to seventy-eight days between 1 January 2024 and 30 June 2024, amounting to a maximum value of £17,550
Date received: 1 January 2024 - 30 June 2024
Date accepted: 1 January 2024
Donor status: company, registration 12373468
(Registered 08 January 2024)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Google UK Ltd
Address of donor: Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9QT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality for the BRIT Awards 2023, value £1,300
Date received: 11 February 2023
Date accepted: 11 February 2023
Donor status: company, registration 11159638
(Registered 23 February 2023)
Name of donor: Hestview Ltd
Address of donor: 4 Wellington Place, Leeds LS1 4AP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to the Cheltenham Festival, value £700
Date received: 15 March 2023
Date accepted: 15 March 2023
Donor status: company, registration 01100741
(Registered 23 March 2023)
Name of donor: Jockey Club Racecourses Ltd
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets (£90 per person) with food and refreshments (£150 per person) to Cheltenham Festival, value £480
Date received: 16 March 2023
Date accepted: 16 March 2023
Donor status: company, registration 2909409
(Registered 23 March 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Women on Top
Address of donor: Viktoros Ougko 15, Athina, 10437 Greece
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £628.07, accommodation £317.94, food £21.72, total value £967.68
Destination of visit: Thessaloniki, Greece
Dates of visit: 15-19 September 2023
Purpose of visit: Speaker at the Women on Top 6th Inclusivity Lounge, within the Thessaloniki International Fair.
(Registered 25 September 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 17 December 2015, a trustee of World Horse Welfare. This position is not remunerated. (Registered 13 January 2016)

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