Maria Caulfield

Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

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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: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Universal Credit 13 Mar 2018

    I am pleased to follow the hon. Member for Colne Valley (Thelma Walker), but I have not heard any real vision at all from Labour Members. It is disgraceful that their only vision for working-class people in this country is to remain on benefits. Universal credit is getting people into work. Some 63% of people on universal credit get into work, compared with 59% who were on jobseeker’s...
  • Northern Ireland Finances 12 Mar 2018

    I welcome the review by the Secretary of State of pay for Members of the Legislative Assembly. On a separate matter, does she think it is unsustainable for hon. Members who do not take their seats in Parliament to continue to receive representative money for political campaigning?
  • Bills Presented: Vote 100 and International Women’s Day 8 Mar 2018

    Does my hon. Friend recognise that Margaret Thatcher was also the scientist behind the Mr Whippy ice cream?

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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
  • Women and Equalities
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Cancer: Mortality Rates
  • Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination
  • Abortion
  • Abortion: Northern Ireland
  • Local Government: Cooperation

Currently held offices

  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (since 8 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Maria Caulfield’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 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 96.18% 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") 92 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Registered nurse at Royal Marsden Hospital, Fulham Road, London SW1 6JJ:
24 February 2017, received £100.03. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 13 March 2017)
17 March 2017, received £230.71. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 07 April 2017)
7 April 2017, received £158. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 07 April 2017)
13 April 2017, received £350. Hours: 24 hrs. (Registered 28 April 2017)
23 June 2017, received £122.10. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 04 July 2017)
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)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr Peter McDonnell
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 June 2017)
Name of donor: The United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: New Penderel House, 283-287 High Holborn, London WC1V 7HF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: members' association

(Registered 30 June 2017)
Name of donor: Lord Michael Farmer
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 June 2017)
Name of donor: J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Lakeside works, Denstone Road, Rocester ST14 5JP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 00561597

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Clerewell Ltd
Address of donor: London & Associated Properties plc, 24 Bruton Place, London W1J 6NE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 01798514

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: The Tandridge Club
Address of donor: Pains Hill Corner, Pains Hill, Oxted, RH8 0RB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 05 July 2017)
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, Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party. This post carries a part time salary. (Registered 06 February 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)

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