Caroline Dinenage

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Gosport Conservative

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.

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

  • Caroline Dinenage consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud 22 Nov 2017

    The Counter Fraud and Compliance Directorate (CFCD), part of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for the prevention, detection and where appropriate, investigation of Fraud and Error against all benefits administered by and on behalf of DWP. DWP does not hold these data requested. However, Ministry of Justice has said The number of defendants proceeded against for...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Maternity Allowance and Maternity Pay 21 Nov 2017

    Answers to both the cost and how many women were in receipt of statutory maternity pay and maternity allowance in each of the last five years can be found in the “Benefit expenditure and caseload tables 2017”. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/benefit-expenditu re-and-caseload-tables-2017 For what the cost of statutory maternity pay and maternity allowance has been to...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Social Media 21 Nov 2017

    Where we have contracts specifically for Social Media - 2017 - £39K 2016 - £113K 2015 - £72K 2014 - £3K 2013 - £117 In addition we hold a contract for Media Buying where Social Media may be used as part of a wider campaign. We are not able to disaggregate Social Media spend from historical data but we currently estimate to spend around £250k this year.

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Conservative MP for Gosport

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Defence
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Basic Skills
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • Home Education
  • HMS Sultan
  • Gibraltar: Spain

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (since 14 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (17 Jul 2016 to 14 Jun 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

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  • Has spoken in 25 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 93.75% 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 — 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.
  • 115 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Caroline Dinenage’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 212 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Palmer Capital
Address of donor: Sutton Park House, Guildford GU4 7QL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 2 May 2017

Date accepted: 10 May 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00321025

(Registered 28 June 2017)
Name of donor: Nigel Adams
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 18 May 2017

Date accepted: 30 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 June 2017)

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