Jo Churchill

MP, Bury St Edmunds

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Bury St Edmunds Conservative

Jo Churchill’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Jo Churchill sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Jo Churchill consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Jo Churchill 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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Last updated: 21 Nov 2017

Recent appearances

  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 23 Nov 2017

    I welcome the Budget, particularly on R and D, the enterprise investment scheme and small and medium-sized enterprises, which I hope to be able to address next week. Today I will concentrate on housing. I am encouraged by the ambition we showed yesterday, and now we need to focus on delivery. It is a sad fact that the average age at which people now enter the housing market is 37, and half of...
  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 23 Nov 2017

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  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 23 Nov 2017

    I was working in the construction industry in 2008-09, so I watched its decimation at the tail end of the last Labour Government. Nobody sprang to our aid to keep people in work in the industry. This Government had to start from the get-go. We have built 217,000 houses this year, which is nearly double what was built in the last period of the Labour Government. The Labour party walked away...

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Conservative MP for Bury St Edmunds

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

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Topics of interest

Jo Churchill campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Cancer
  • Public Sector: Pay
  • Drugs: Licensing
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Small Businesses: Government Assistance

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 23 Jan 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Jo Churchill’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 30 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.83% 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") 82 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and meals with a value of £710.64

Destination of visit: British Army Training Unit Suffield, Canada

Dates of visit: 25-28 August 2016

Purpose of visit: Insight liaison visit.

(Registered 10 November 2016)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Air travel, food and accommodation with a value of £5,100

Destination of visit: Qatar

Date of visit: 14-17 February 2017

Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG visit to meet Ministers, officials, visit world cup sites and discuss issues of bilateral relations and regional crises.

(Registered 09 March 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Grantham, owned jointly with my husband: (i) and since 7 May 2015 (ii). (Registered 4 June 2015; updated 18 January 2016)
Three flats in Grantham, owned jointly with my husband: (i) and since 7 May 2015 (ii). (Registered 4 June 2015; updated 18 January 2016)
House in Newark, owned jointly with my husband: (i) and since 7 May 2015 (ii). (Registered 4 June 2015; updated 18 January 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
South Lincolnshire Scaffolding Ltd. (Registered 04 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee of SLS Pension Fund. (Registered 04 June 2015)
Directorship 50% of SLS Ltd (non-functioning). (Registered 04 June 2015)

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