James Cartlidge

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

Conservative MP for South Suffolk

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About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (James Cartlidge) represents you, and all of the people who live in South Suffolk, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Conservative MP for South Suffolk

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

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Topics of interest

James Cartlidge campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Home Office
  • Mortgages
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Neighbourhood Development Plans
  • Electric Cables: Seas and Oceans
  • Libya: Terrorism

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (since 21 Apr 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (15 Nov 2022 to 6 Jun 2023)
  • The Exchequer Secretary (28 Oct 2022 to 21 Apr 2023)
  • Member, Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill Committee (12 Oct 2022 to 20 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Judicial Review and Courts Bill (27 Oct 2021 to 23 Nov 2021)
  • Assistant Whip (19 Sep 2021 to 7 Jul 2022)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Ministry of Justice) (19 Sep 2021 to 7 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission ( 4 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

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