Natalie Elphicke

Conservative MP for Dover

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Natalie Elphicke’s voting in Parliament

Natalie Elphicke is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Natalie Elphicke sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Natalie Elphicke voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Natalie Elphicke has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Road Traffic 23 Nov 2020

    It is with great enthusiasm that I rise to discuss the motion concerning traffic management and heavy commercial vehicles in Kent. I am the Member for Dover and Deal, and in the Dover area we spend many hours considering, deliberating and discussing heavy goods vehicles, light goods vehicles, port traffic, holidaymaker traffic, camper van and caravan parking, local traffic and all types of...
  • Covid-19: Winter Plan 23 Nov 2020

    Will the Prime Minister join me in congratulating all the arts venues, such as the Astor theatre in Deal, the churches and parish halls that have opened their covid-secure doors to help others during the pandemic and encourage such kindness and neighbourly behaviour to continue as we tackle the virus together across the nation?
  • Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions 16 Nov 2020

    For years, some water companies and Ofwat have failed to get a grip on repeated sewage and water flooding, including in the historic town of Deal. As a result, planning objections are mounting against the delivery of much-needed and wanted local homes. Will my right hon. Friend consider what more can be done to ensure that additional planned housing delivery can be matched by additional...

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 31 December 2019, Chief Executive of the Housing and Finance Institute, CIPFA House, 77 Mansell Street, London E7 8AN. Final payment of £555.55 received on 30 December 2019. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 10 January 2020)
26 August 2020, received £25,000 from News UK, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for two newspaper articles, published on 2 and 3 August 2020. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 14 September 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Patrick Evershed
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Datum Groundworks Ltd
Address of donor: Wilcox Close, Aylesham Industrial Estate, Aylesham, Canterbury CT3 3EP

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

Donor status: company, registration 8906234

(Registered 10 January 2020; updated 03 February 2020)
Name of donor: Lord David Freud
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 February 2020)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
MHML Solutions Ltd; consultancy. (Registered 10 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 January 2020, an unpaid director of the Housing and Finance Institute. (Registered 10 January 2020)
From 26 May 2020, Chair (unpaid) of the New Homes Quality Board, an industry-led initiative to promote a new code for housebuilding standards together with a structure for an independent New Homes Ombudsman. (Registered 22 June 2020)

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