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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.

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Conservative MP for Eastbourne

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Caroline Ansell campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • NHS Walk-in Centres
  • Courts: Closures
  • Railways: South East
  • Aviation: South East

Currently held offices

  • Member, Education Committee (since 15 Mar 2022)
  • Member, Dormant Assets Bill [HL] Committee (since 15 Dec 2021)
  • 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, 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: 16 May 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
18 March 2022, received £110 from Willingdon Community School, Broad Road, Lower Willingdon, Eastbourne BN20 9QX, via Hays Specialist Recruitment, 2nd Floor International House, 78 - 81 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XE, for supply teaching. Hours: 8 hrs. Fee, net of tax, returned to Willingdon Community School. (Registered 28 March 2022)
18 March 2022, received £220 from the Eastbourne Academy, Brodrick Road, Eastbourne BN22 9RQ, via Hays Specialist Recruitment, 2nd Floor International House, 78 - 81 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XE, for supply teaching. Hours: 16 hrs. Fee, net of tax, returned to the Eastbourne Academy. (Registered 28 March 2022)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Carlton Club Political Committee
Address of donor: 69 St James’s Street, London SW1A 1PJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 11 January 2022

Date accepted: 21 January 2022

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 07 February 2022)
Name of donor: Wirral Chamber of Commerce
Address of donor: The Lauries 142 Claughton Rd, Birkenhead CH41 6EY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Salary of a member of staff placed in my office as part of the Kickstart Scheme overseen by the DWP, between 28 March 2022 and 28 September 2022, approx. value £4,098

Date received: 28 March 2022 - 28 September 2022

Date accepted: 28 March 2022

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 28 March 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Address of donor: King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street, Al Bateen 1, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and transport, value £5,800.67

Destination of visit: Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Dates of visit: 12-17 February 2022

Purpose of visit: United Arab Emirates APPG delegation.

(Registered 01 March 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
Until 7 May 2021, Councillor, Eastbourne Borough Council. From 1 January 2020 onwards, I received no allowances for this role. (Registered 11 January 2020; updated 07 February 2022)

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