Christine Jardine

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs)

Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West


Christine Jardine’s voting in Parliament

Christine Jardine is a Liberal Democrat MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Liberal Democrat MPs.

However, Christine Jardine sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Christine Jardine consistently voted against raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax, while most Liberal Democrat MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Christine Jardine has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition Act 2004 17 Oct 2019

    When she plans to publish the Government’s response to their consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004.
  • Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition Act 2004 17 Oct 2019

    Last night, at the PinkNews awards, Baroness Williams of Trafford, the House of Lords Minister for Equalities, said, “bear with us” on gender recognition reforms. Quite frankly, Minister, that is not good enough for people who are already going through one of the most difficult experiences they will ever face—more difficult than we can possibly imagine. They face abuse, discrimination...
  • Women and Equalities: Topical Questions 17 Oct 2019

    I am sure the Minister will agree that all women deserve equal protection under the law, no matter where they come from. Indeed, I have had positive conversations with Ministers about including migrant women in the Domestic Abuse Bill, but can she tell us when she will be able to commit to including them specifically in that Bill?

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Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Radio Frequencies
  • State Retirement Pensions: Females
  • Insulin
  • Universal Credit
  • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (since 21 Aug 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Justice) (since 21 Aug 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Deputy Chief Whip (since 21 Aug 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Women and Equalities) (since 21 Aug 2019)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (7 Feb 2019 to 21 Aug 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Scotland) (12 Oct 2017 to 7 Feb 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (16 Jun 2017 to 12 Oct 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: National Liberal Club
Address of donor: 1 Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One year's free membership with a value of £790

Date received: 1 October 2017

Date accepted: 1 October 2017

Donor status: friendly society

(Registered 23 October 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Sole Trader, Christine Jardine Communications (inactive), media consultancy. (Registered 06 July 2017)

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