Craig Whittaker

MP, Calder Valley

Calder Valley Conservative

Craig Whittaker campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Craig Whittaker has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Police and Security Co-operation 1 Dec 2016

    What discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on maintaining police and security co-operation with EU partners after the UK leaves the EU.
  • Exiting the European Union: Police and Security Co-operation 1 Dec 2016

    Can my right hon. Friend assure me that after Brexit we will continue this close co-operation with the EU on law enforcement and counter-terrorism in particular, to ensure that we continue to protect not only the UK, but Europe?
  • Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Bill 25 Nov 2016

    While we welcome the extension to include journalists, might not the Government—in the interests of honesty, openness and accountability—consider in Committee opening things up completely, well beyond the intention of the Bill, so that anybody can access this information?

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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

  • Department for Education
  • Education
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Defence
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Defence: Procurement
  • Railways: Franchises
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Personal Independence Payment

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two houses in Wyke, Bradford, one of which was disposed of in March 2016. The remaining property and rental income is below registrable value: (i) and (ii). (Registered 24 October 2012; updated 04 October 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my daughter, Sophie Whittaker, as part-time Junior Secretary.

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