Craig Mackinlay

Conservative MP for South Thanet

@cmackinlay https://facebook.com/mackinlay4souththanet

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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:

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Green Homes Grant Scheme 21 Apr 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to replace the Green Homes Grant scheme; and what steps he plans to take to ensure that listed property owners benefit from a successor scheme.
  • His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 12 Apr 2021

    We always remember where we were when significant events occur, and last Friday at midday I was at my constituency home in Ramsgate. I was on the telephone with my right hon. Friend the Member for North Thanet (Sir Roger Gale), and I heard a gasp and an expletive down the line—he had just heard—and he then related to me the sad news. That was a moment in time that I will not forget. I...
  • Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: [2nd Allotted Day] 16 Mar 2021

    What a rare treat to be able to speak in the Chamber. One of my colleagues said earlier that the primary role of Government is to keep people safe: to keep those who are the law-abiding majority safe, those who want to do the right thing and those who simply just want to get on with their lives. We made commitments in our 2019 manifesto on law and order. This substantial Bill fills many holes...

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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
  • Annuities

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 21 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2021.

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)
Payments from Savanta ComRes, The Woolyard, 54 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UD, for surveys:
30 March 2020, payment of £75 for February Parliamentary Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 November 2020)
7 May 2020, payment of £75 for March Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 November 2020)
30 July 2020, payment of £75 for May Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 November 2020)
9 September 2020, payment of £75 for a Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 November 2020)
23 October 2020, payment of £75 for a Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 November 2020)
3 December 2020, received £75 for a Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 04 January 2021)
Payment of £500 expected from the Sun on Sunday, News UK, 1 Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for an article written on 24 January 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 February 2021)
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)
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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