Maria Caulfield

MP, Lewes

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Lewes Conservative

Maria Caulfield’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Maria Caulfield sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Maria Caulfield 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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Maria Caulfield has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland: Recent Violence 18 Jul 2018

    I join my right hon. Friend in expressing deep admiration for the PSNI. Given that there is no functioning Assembly in Northern Ireland, will she identify what resources and extra support are going in to help support the PSNI and community groups, so that they can deal with any escalation in violence?
  • Govia Thameslink Franchise 18 Jul 2018

    My constituency is a Southern-only constituency, and I have seven stations. Although they are not high-volume stations like nearby Haywards Heath or Brighton, they provide people’s only public transport for getting to work and school, and visiting our coastal tourist regions. Although the PPM figures are improving, Southern passengers are still experiencing short formation, complete...
  • Petition - Home Education: Draft Guidance and Consultation 16 Jul 2018

    I rise to present a petition on behalf of residents in the Lewes constituency. The petition states: The petition of residents of Lewes, Declare that the "Home Education - Call for Evidence and revised DfE guidance" has been written following significant consultation with local authorities and no consultation whatsoever with the home education community; further that the consultation is...

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Conservative MP for Lewes

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

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Topics of interest

Maria Caulfield campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Transport
  • Women and Equalities
  • Cancer: Mortality Rates
  • Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination
  • Abortion
  • Abortion: Northern Ireland
  • Perinatal Mortality

Currently held offices

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 23 Jul 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (8 Jan 2018 to 10 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 5 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Maria Caulfield’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — below 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 93.97% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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 16–17 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") 111 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Aug 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Registered nurse at Royal Marsden Hospital, Fulham Road, London SW1 6JJ:
11 August 2017, received £128.02. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 14 August 2017)
13 August 2017, received £119.99. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 04 September 2017)
1 September 2017, received £122.08. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 04 September 2017)
27 October 2017, received £156.47. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 20 November 2017)
19 January 2018, received £122. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 06 February 2018)
23 February 2018, received £156.46. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2018)
2 March 2018, received £187.80. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2018)
23 March 2018, received £128. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 16 April 2018)
20 April 2018, received £192.65. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 08 May 2018)
11 May 2018, received £156.87. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 14 May 2018)
8 June 2018, received £243.81. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 19 June 2018)
29 June 2018, received £170. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2018)
20 July 2018, received £156.47. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 02 August 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a total value of £754.80

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 7 – 10 September 2017

Purpose of visit: Gibraltar National Day celebrations.

(Registered 02 October 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
From 8 January 2018 until 10 July 2018, Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party. This post carried a part time salary. (Registered 06 February 2018; updated 17 July 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, Steve Bell, as a Parliamentary Assistant. (Registered 04 January 2016; updated 22 March 2016)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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