Caroline Dinenage campaigned to remain in the European Union
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Caroline Dinenage’s voting in Parliament
Caroline Dinenage is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Caroline Dinenage’s votes.
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Consistently voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission performs a very important and valuable role, and its appointed chair, David Isaac, and the board are well equipped for this task. The commission receives, and will continue to receive, sufficient funds to enable it to fulfil its full range of statutory duties.
I am happy to scotch some of these rumours. When the EHRC was established in 2007, it was done without a full understanding of what it would need from a budgetary point of view and what it would cost. Nearly 10 years later, we have a much better understanding of its running and efficiency costs, and of course it saw a reduction in function in 2013. It has had to make significant savings, but...
I do refute that. The response to the Women and Equalities Select Committee took representations from more than 12 different Government Departments and public bodies. It was an entirely comprehensive piece of work, and a very large number of the recommendations were accepted and are being followed up, not least the commitment to look again at the Gender Recognition Act 2004, which trans...
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Conservative MP for Gosport
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Basic Skills
- Armed Forces: Housing
- Home Education
- HMS Sultan
- Gibraltar: Spain
Currently held offices
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (since 17 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Minister for Equalities (Department for Education) (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (27 Feb 2012 to 4 Feb 2013)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Caroline Dinenage’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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 87.85% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 152 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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