A selection of Caroline Dinenage's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
20 votes for, 23 votes against, 6 absences, between 2010–2017
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2012–2014
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
52 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
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Former Conservative MP for Gosport
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Caroline Dinenage campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Basic Skills
- Armed Forces: Housing
- Home Education
- HMS Sultan
- Gibraltar: Spain
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (17 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- 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 26 debates in the last year — 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 86.94% 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 119 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 202 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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