Caroline Ansell’s voting in Parliament
Caroline Ansell is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a random selection of Caroline Ansell’s votes.
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2016–2020.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2022.
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
1 vote for, 9 votes against, 4 absences, between 2016–2022.
Voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016.
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016.
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2016–2020.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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I am pleased to welcome the Bill, and many of the measures to tackle serious organised crime and antisocial behaviour that it contains. These are important issues that are often raised by my constituents in surgeries and through surveys, because they impact on people’s daily life and their sense of safety and belonging in their community. I pay tribute to the work of Sussex police, as well...
I thank my right hon. and gallant Friend for his question. I cannot explain the increase in Eastbourne, but I imagine that the increase is across the land. There will be an increase and an uptick because it has been found to be a very effective way for criminal gangs to operate, and they move from home to home to evade detection. It is an absolutely vile crime, but one that clearly lends...
My hon. Friend has made a passionate case for why young boys need very strong male role models. I would argue that young girls and women need those strong role models too. I entirely support his call for a Minister for men, but would he take this opportunity to congratulate A Band of Brothers, a group in my constituency that provides male mentorship? It has seen incredible, inspiring,...
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Conservative MP for Eastbourne
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Caroline Ansell campaigned to leave the European Union
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department for Transport
- Commonwealth and Development Office
- Department for Education
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- NHS Walk-in Centres
- Coronavirus: Vaccination
- Railways: South East
- Israel: Palestinians
- Courts: Closures
Currently held offices
- Member, Education Committee (since 15 Mar 2022)
- Member, Highgate Cemetery Bill Committee (since 21 Jun 2021)
- Member, Monken Hadley Common Bill Unopposed Bill Committee (since 16 Jun 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Procurement Bill [HL] Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 30 Jan 2023)
- Member, Online Safety (Re-committed Clauses and Schedules) Bill Committee ( 7 Dec 2022 to 15 Dec 2022)
- Member, Carer’s Leave Bill Committee ( 2 Nov 2022 to 9 Nov 2022)
- Member, Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill Committee (19 Oct 2022 to 29 Nov 2022)
- Member, Online Safety Bill Committee (23 May 2022 to 28 Jun 2022)
- Member, Dormant Assets Bill [HL] Committee (15 Dec 2021 to 11 Jan 2022)
- Member, Highgate Cemetery Bill Committee (16 Jun 2021 to 16 Jun 2021)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 11 Jan 2021)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 27 Nov 2023.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: c/o Abbatt Group, New Penderel House, 283-287 High Holborn, London WC1V 7HF
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to the Eastbourne Conservative Association
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 03 July 2023)
Name of donor: (1) Wael Al-Qadi (2) House of Representatives of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Address of donor: (1) private (2) Abdali, King Hussein Street, Building No. 205, Amman, Jordan
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights, value £853 (2) Accommodation, transport and meals, value £583
Destination of visit: Jordan
Dates of visit: 22-26 September 2023
Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit to gain a deeper understanding of the strategic links between Jordan and the UK, and regional issues.
(Registered 11 October 2023)
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