Craig Mackinlay

Conservative MP for South Thanet


Craig Mackinlay’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Craig Mackinlay sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Craig Mackinlay voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Craig Mackinlay voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Craig Mackinlay’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Craig Mackinlay’s full vote analysis page for more.

Craig Mackinlay has sometimes rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Irish Border: Customs Arrangements 1 Oct 2019

    Does the Minister agree that this whole Northern Ireland-Republic border issue is confected nonsense designed to derail Brexit? Has he considered the Jameson lorry that goes from the south to the north and the Bushmills lorry that goes from the north to the south—different currencies, different excise duties and different tax rates? These are trusted traders. They are trusted now and will...
  • No-Deal Brexit: Short Positions Against the Pound 30 Sep 2019

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on his new position. He is truly doing sterling work this afternoon. It will come as no surprise to him to learn that I am fully in favour of well-run and smooth capital markets, from which London is reaping an international reward. Would he care to speculate on what sort of short-selling and sterling damage would be done under the Labour party—given their...
  • Legal Advice: Prorogation 25 Sep 2019

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I apologise for not giving notice of this point of order, but I seek advice that is relevant to our discussions. We have heard much about the way in which the Supreme Court has extended its remit to the actions of the Executive and how that may play out in future. Can you give advice, perhaps to your successor, about whether the Speaker’s actions and...

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Conservative MP for South Thanet

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

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Topics of interest

Craig Mackinlay campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • HM Treasury
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Tobacco: Excise Duties
  • Taxation: Child Benefit
  • Churches: Bellringing
  • Drugs: Misuse
  • Public Lavatories: Non-domestic Rates

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (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, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Beak Kemmenoe, Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers, 1-3 Manor Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 6AE. Payments of £1,500 per month until further notice. Hours: 20 hrs per month. (Registered 18 May 2015; updated 21 July 2015)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Shop and flat in Medway: (i) and (ii). (Registered 12 May 2015)
House in Swale: (i) and (ii). (Registered 12 May 2015)
House in Medway, owned jointly with my spouse: (i) and (ii). (Registered 12 May 2015)
House in Swale, owned by Mackinlay Ltd: (i) and (ii) (See my entry in Category 7). (Registered 12 May 2015)
Business premises in Medway, owned by Sha Tin Consulting Ltd: (i) and (ii) (See my entry in Category 7). (Registered 12 May 2015)
Unadopted road in Medway, owned by Manor Mews (Chatham) Ltd): (i) (See my entry in Category 7). (Registered 12 May 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Beak Kemmenoe Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers; accountancy partnership (Registered 12 May 2015)
Mackinlay Ltd; property company (Registered 12 May 2015)
Sha Tin Consulting Ltd; business consultancy (Registered 12 May 2015)
Manor Mews (Chatham) Ltd; property company. Shares are owned through Sha Tin Consulting Ltd, of which Manor Mews is a subsidiary. (Registered 12 May 2015)
Mama Airlines Ltd (dormant). (Registered 16 May 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
From 29 March 2018 until further notice, office space in support of my Parliamentary role has been provided within the Discovery Park site, Sandwich by Discovery Park Ltd. The annual value of this support is below registrable value. (Registered 24 April 2018)

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