Craig Mackinlay

MP, South Thanet

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

  • G20 10 Jul 2017

    We heard positive words from the President of the United States at the G20 summit—and more this morning from the Prime Minister of Australia—on the opportunities for rapid and comprehensive trade deals between their countries and the UK. Does my right hon. Friend agree that new trade deals with old friends and new, which will be realisable only outside the customs union, will add...
  • European Council 26 Jun 2017

    May I pay tribute to the Prime Minister for confirming, once more, that the Conservatives will fulfil the delivery of the referendum result of control of our laws, borders and money? Will she give due assurance that any pressure to allow the European Court of Justice any role on immigration or the future indefinite leave to remain status of EU citizens in this country will be flatly opposed?
  • Article 50 29 Mar 2017

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on the very reasonable underlying tone of her letter to President Tusk. As she will know, this is a day for which I have campaigned for some 26 years. Does she agree that the dividends of the restoration of democracy to our institutions, the ending of huge fiscal transfers to the European Union and the potential for international new trade deals are prizes...

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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

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: 2 May 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. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Lady Annabelle Keswick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 19 June 2016

Date accepted: 19 June 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 July 2016)
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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