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.
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
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Caroline Dinenage has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
When companies have a senior team that better reflects the customers they serve, it is simply better for business and makes good business sense. Since 2010, we have more than doubled the number of women on boards in the FTSE 350. We have now committed to 33% of the members of the boards and executive committees of those companies being women by 2020.
Plymouth is always a trailblazer—as we know, one of my hon. Friend’s predecessors was Nancy Astor—and Plymouth University is clearly no exception. I commend the work that the university is doing. Female leaders in universities and colleges are very powerful role models who are inspiring the next generation. We welcome the last WomenCount report on higher education, which...
The hon. Lady makes an absolutely excellent and very important point. We want more female executives on boards, which is why the Hampton-Alexander review requirement for work on the pipeline is so vital. It is also why the target of 33% female representation on executive committees and on the committees that report to them by 2020 is so important.
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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 23 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 87.03% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 171 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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