Steve Barclay

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Conservative MP for North East Cambridgeshire

@SteveBarclayMP https://facebook.com/stevebarclaymp

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Steve Barclay’s voting in Parliament

Steve Barclay is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Steve Barclay sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Steve Barclay voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Steve Barclay’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Steve Barclay’s full vote analysis page for more.

Steve Barclay has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Public Expenditure: Wales 19 Oct 2020

    In July we announced an unprecedented guarantee that the Welsh Government would receive at least £4 billion in additional resource funding this year to help them respond to Covid-19. We have now uplifted that by £400m, to at least £4.4 billion, on top of their Spring Budget 20 funding. This gives the Welsh Government the certainty to plan their coronavirus response in the months ahead. ...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Public Expenditure: Scotland 19 Oct 2020

    As set out in the Treasury’s Statement of Funding Policy, the Barnett formula is applied at departmental level at Spending Reviews, and at programme level at fiscal events. Since HS2 typically receives its annual funding at Spending Reviews, the funding for HS2 cannot be associated with specific Barnett consequentials. The Scottish Government’s Barnett consequentials resulting from...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Public Expenditure: Scotland 19 Oct 2020

    As set out in the Treasury’s Statement of Funding Policy, the Barnett formula is applied at departmental level at Spending Reviews, and at programme level at fiscal events. Since HS2 typically receives its annual funding through the Department for Transport’s settlements at Spending Reviews, the spending on HS2 cannot be associated with specific Barnett consequentials. The Scottish...

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Conservative MP for North East Cambridgeshire

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

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Topics of interest

Steve Barclay campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Radicalism
  • Senior Civil Servants
  • Departmental Expenditure
  • Departmental Dismissal

Currently held offices

  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (since 13 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (16 Nov 2018 to 31 Jan 2020)
  • Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) (9 Jan 2018 to 16 Nov 2018)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (14 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Government Whip (17 Jul 2016 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 23 Jun 2014)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Ian Mukherjee
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000

Date received: 1 November 2019

Date accepted: 1 November 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 December 2019)

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