Jo Churchill

Former MP, Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Long-term Health Problems and Work Outcomes — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 18 Apr 2017

    Cancer is often referred to as a generic, but various forms present very differently. The TUC has a great campaign called Dying to Work, which is driven by someone with metastatic cancer. They have a limited lifespan, but they want to carry on working. That is part of this agenda. If a person feels fit and able, whatever their condition, the Government should be doing all they can to...
  • Long-term Health Problems and Work Outcomes — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 18 Apr 2017

    By 2035, one in two people will get cancer. In the two short years I have been in Parliament, I can think of perhaps half a dozen colleagues across the House who have had cancer. Cancer is often defined by its survivorship, such as the great work that Macmillan does. Does my hon. Friend agree that a more open dialogue allows people to be helped through that illness—which is not...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: “General Practice Forward View” 21 Mar 2017

    “General Practice Forward View” talks about supporting general practice to improve digital technology for patients. Given the recent data challenges, does the Minister agree that putting a national data guardian on a statutory footing to protect patients and professionals is becoming an imperative?

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Former Conservative MP for Bury St Edmunds

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

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

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Transport
  • Cancer
  • Drugs: Licensing
  • Small Businesses: Government Assistance
  • Mediterranean Sea: Refugees
  • Broadband: East of England

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jo Churchill’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 38 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.58% 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.
  • 72 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 73 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Swiss Parliament
Address of donor: CH - 3003 Berne

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: as part of the British-Swiss APPG's Parliamentary Ski Week, two ski passes with a value of £247 each; plus a contribution of £123.50 each to three others; total value £864.50

Date received: 28 March 2016

Date accepted: 28 March 2016

Donor status: other

(Registered 10 May 2016)
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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