Caroline Ansell

MP, Eastbourne

Eastbourne Conservative

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.

However, Caroline Ansell sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Caroline Ansell consistently voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Caroline Ansell has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Grandparents' Rights: Access to Grandchildren 25 Apr 2017

    My hon. Friend will be dismayed but not surprised to learn that at my last advice surgery I, too, saw grandparents who were suffering in this way. Their plea was for a change in thinking, a change in culture, because they had been advised that their only recourse was through the courts, and they did not want to put their grandchildren through that or to create further tensions within the family.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions 25 Apr 2017

    Section 33 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 is landmark legislation that makes revenge porn a specific offence. In Eastbourne, we have just had a high-profile case in which a serial offender walked free with a caution. One of his victims was a minor, and to add further insult to injury, images posted with incitements are still online. What more can the Government do to make sure...

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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 for Education
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Courts: Closures
  • Aviation: South East
  • Home Office: Families
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport: Families
  • Ministry of Justice: Families

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 28 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 20 Jul 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Caroline Ansell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 26 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 86.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 26 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: David E Brownlow
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 for my campaign fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 September 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Irene Souliotis
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: general improvements and refurbishment works to my constituency office with a total value of £11,979.18

Date received: 12 May 2016

Date accepted: 12 May 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 May 2016)
Name of donor: CARE (Christian Action, Research & Education)
Address of donor: 53 Romney Street, London SW1P 3RF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: services of voluntary intern for four-days-a-week from September 2016 to July 2017, who will receive a bursary of £770 per calendar month as a member of CARE’s educational Leadership Programme, total value £8,470

Date of receipt: 26 September 2016

Date of acceptance: 26 September 2016

Donor status: charity, registration 1066963

(Registered 12 October 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Nicholas Ansell, as a full time Personal Assistant. (Registered 29 May 2015)

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