Craig Mackinlay

MP, South Thanet

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South Thanet Conservative

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 consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Craig Mackinlay 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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Craig Mackinlay has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Finance Bill 12 Sep 2017

    I know you have just taken the Chair, Mr Deputy Speaker, and I am afraid that we have not have heard too much good news this afternoon, so I want to bring that good news to Members. We have closed the tax gap. We are raising more tax than ever before by closing down some of the more ambitious and egregious tax systems that Labour did nothing about over the 13 years that it was in power. We...
  • Finance Bill 12 Sep 2017

    We will be having a debate about that tomorrow, I believe. The fact is that we had a £150 billion per year deficit when we came into power with our then Lib Dem partners in 2010, and we have got that down to just a little over £50 billion a year. A GDP borrowing requirement of 10% in 2010 is now down to 3%. I certainly hope that as we grow this economy we will be able to look at...
  • Finance Bill 12 Sep 2017

    There is an uprating coming into place to allow the floor to increase from £1 million in due course. There used not to be a lifetime allowance, but it started at £1.8 million some years ago and has come down to £1 million. The flexibility of SIPPs and the success of auto-enrolment are essential if we are to rebalance our savings rates, which have been fairly poor in comparison...

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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
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Transport
  • Taxation: Child Benefit
  • Pharmacy: Finance
  • Drugs: South Thanet
  • Motor Vehicles: Foreign Nationals
  • Large Goods Vehicles: Taxation

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: 11 Sep 2017.

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)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Lord David A Freud
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 July 2017)
Name of donor: David H Hunter
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 July 2017)
Name of donor: Clerewell Ltd
Address of donor: c/o 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 1798514

(Registered 04 July 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): Return flight to Bahrain with a value of £577.25

Destination of visit: Bahrain

Dates of visit: 12-14 December 2016

Purpose of visit: To visit new HM Royal Navy premises being built and HM Warships currently in Bahrain.

(Registered 22 February 2017)
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)

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