Craig Whittaker

Assistant Whip

Conservative MP for Calder Valley

@CWhittakerMP https://facebook.com/whittaker4mp

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Craig Whittaker’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Craig Whittaker sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

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Recent appearances

  • End of Eviction Moratorium 23 Sep 2020

    I have information on dozens and dozens of small-scale landlords—not property tycoons—who are now owed several thousand pounds in rent arrears, some due to genuine hardship, some as a result of tenants’ taking advantage of the current situation. This situation is now causing some landlords, particularly those with mortgages, severe hardship. I know that my right hon. Friend has said...
  • End of Eviction Moratorium 23 Sep 2020

    I have information on dozens and dozens of small-scale landlords—not property tycoons—who are now owed several thousand pounds in rent arrears, some due to genuine hardship, some as a result of tenants’ taking advantage of the current situation. This situation is now causing some landlords, particularly those with mortgages, severe hardship. I know that my right hon. Friend has said...
  • Treasury: Topical Questions 15 Sep 2020

    I recently had the pleasure of visiting Smart Display, a great Calder Valley business in the events and exhibitions sector, which supports over 28 employees. While it praises the sterling work done by my right hon. Friend to support businesses through furlough, CBILS—the coronavirus business interruption loan scheme—and rate relief, many businesses in its sector were among the first to...

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Conservative MP for Calder Valley

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

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Topics of interest

Craig Whittaker campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Education
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Transport
  • Education
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Defence: Procurement
  • Fraud: Land
  • Housing Benefit
  • Railways: Franchises

Currently held offices

  • Assistant Whip (since 15 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Government Whip (16 Apr 2019 to 10 Sep 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (5 Sep 2018 to 4 Sep 2019)
  • Government Whip (9 Jan 2018 to 16 Apr 2019)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014 Committee (11 Jun 2014 to 30 Oct 2014)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Sep 2020.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Castle Villas Ltd
Address of donor: 25a Aire Valley Business Centre, Lawkholme Lane, Keighley BD21 3BB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 for campaign funds at General Election

Date received: 2 November 2019

Date accepted: 11 November 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03952886

(Registered 23 December 2019)
Name of donor: Waxman International Limited
Address of donor: Grove Mills, Elland Lane, Elland HX5 9DZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for campaign funds at General Election

Date received: 11 November 2019

Date accepted: 14 November 2019

Donor status: company, registration 01403332

(Registered 23 December 2019)
Name of donor: The United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: New Penderel House, 283 - 287, High Holborn, London WC1V 7HF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 for campaigning funds at General Election

Date received: 6 November 2019

Date accepted: 14 November 2019

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 23 December 2019)
Name of donor: HC Whitehead Ltd
Address of donor: Prospect Works, Bradford Road, Brighouse HD6 4DJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for campaigning funds at General Election

Date received: 1 November 2019

Date accepted: 11 November 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00352679

(Registered 23 December 2019)
Name of donor: IM Group Ltd
Address of donor: The Gate, International Drive, Shirley, Solihull B90 4WA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for campaigning funds at General Election

Date received: 12 November 2019

Date accepted: 13 November 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03456018

(Registered 23 December 2019)
Name of donor: Decorative Panels Ltd
Address of donor: Century House, Premier Way, Lowfields Business Park, Elland, HX5 9HF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 for campaigning funds at General Election

Date received: 22 November 2019

Date accepted: 22 November 2019

Donor status: company, registration 0792998

(Registered 23 December 2019)
Name of donor: IM Group Ltd
Address of donor: The Gate, International Drive, Shirley, Solihull B90 4WA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 for campaigning funds at General Election

Date received: 27 November 2019

Date accepted: 2 December 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03456018

(Registered 23 December 2019)
Name of donor: Harris Ventures Ltd
Address of donor: Philip Harris House, 1a Spur Road, Orpington, Kent BR6 0PH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for campaigning funds at General Election

Date received: 19 November 2019

Date accepted: 2 December 2019

Donor status: company, registration 02278367

(Registered 27 December 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 March 2020, member of Todmorden Town Funds Board and Brighouse Town Funds Board. These are unpaid roles. (Registered 09 March 2020)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my daughter, Sophie Whittaker, as full-time Executive Office Manager. (Updated 15 July 2019)

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