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

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

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 10 Jan 2019

    As many people may have noticed, I have not been in this Chamber as much as I might have liked over the last three months. As the House will know, I was acquitted just yesterday in Southwark Crown court of all charges relating to the 2015 general election. I know that business questions are generally a call for debate, but in respect of election law we fundamentally need legislative change....
  • Seaborne Freight 8 Jan 2019

    It is remarkable, is it not? If the Government were to do no planning for all Brexit eventualities, they would be condemned. Now they are doing sensible planning, they face derision. I have met Seaborne Freight, which has shown itself, over a number of years, to be the only party interested in running new services between Ramsgate and Ostend—that was even before this contingency planning....

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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
  • Churches: Bellringing
  • Taxation: Child Benefit
  • Drugs: Misuse
  • Drugs: South Thanet

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: 7 Jan 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). This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 16 May 2018; rectified 13 June 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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