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

Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • NHS Winter Crisis 10 Jan 2018

    I regret that Opposition Members have continued to politicise this issue. I speak as someone who has worked in the health service for more than 20 years. I worked in A&E under the previous Labour Government and coped with the winter pressures—when there were ambulances queuing round the block, when major incidents were declared because we could not take in any more patients, and...
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 10 Jan 2018

    My constituent, Justin Bartholomew, was just 25 when he committed suicide late last year. His family is convinced that his intake of high-energy drinks—more than 15 cans a day—increased his anxiety and contributed to his death. Given the increased safety concern around the high-energy drink market and the actions of people such as Jamie Oliver and Waitrose, will the Prime Minister...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Violence against Women and Girls 8 Jan 2018

    What steps her Department is taking to tackle violence against women and girls.

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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)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 15 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 96.19% 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") 86 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Registered nurse at Royal Marsden Hospital, Fulham Road, London SW1 6JJ:
6 January 2017, received £301.47. Hours: 23 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2017)
13 January 2017, received £127.67. Hours: 11.5 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2017)
3 February 2017, received £144.81. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 21 February 2017)
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)
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)
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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