Brendan Clarke-Smith’s voting in Parliament
Brendan Clarke-Smith is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a random selection of Brendan Clarke-Smith’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
3 votes for, 3 votes against, 4 absences, between 2021–2022.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2022.
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2021.
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2020.
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
2 votes for, 10 votes against, between 2020–2022.
Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, in 2022.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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This week, we were hit by the devastating news that all Wilko stores would be closing, meaning the loss of 12,500 jobs. Bassetlaw and Worksop are the home of Wilko’s headquarters and a distribution centre, where 1,500 jobs are set to go. Wilko has been mismanaged for years. In the past decade, more than £77 million has been paid out to shareholders, and recently the HQ was sold for £48...
Thank you for your input today. You mentioned that people may be subject to equalities claims with the way the law is at the moment. Do you not feel that having a clear policy on this, both nationally and in terms of foreign policy, can protect local authorities if they diverge from it? That is why this Bill makes the picture a lot clearer for local authorities and avoids that situation...
Q Some have suggested that it is rather pointless to implement a ban if you have a toothless enforcement regime. Do you agree that it therefore needs to be sufficiently robust if we are to introduce this regime?
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Conservative MP for Bassetlaw
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department for Transport
- Commonwealth and Development Office
- Ministry of Housing
- Communities and Local Government
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Home Office
- Riding Sunbeams
- Railways: Pay
- London North Eastern Railway: Pay
- Iran: Nuclear Power
Currently held offices
- Member, Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill Committee (since 19 Jul 2023)
- Member, Standing Orders Committee (Commons) (since 12 Apr 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Lifelong Learning (Higher Education Fee Limits) Bill Committee (15 Mar 2023 to 23 Mar 2023)
- Member, Equipment Theft (Prevention) Bill Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 1 Feb 2023)
- Member, Procurement Bill [HL] Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 21 Feb 2023)
- Member, Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] Committee (23 Nov 2022 to 29 Nov 2022)
- The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office ( 7 Sep 2022 to 27 Oct 2022)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education ( 8 Jul 2022 to 7 Sep 2022)
- Member, Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill Committee (22 Jun 2022 to 7 Jul 2022)
- Member, Skills and Post-16 Education [HL] Bill Committee (24 Nov 2021 to 7 Dec 2021)
- Member, Education Committee (19 Oct 2021 to 15 Mar 2022)
- Member, Building Safety Bill Committee ( 9 Sep 2021 to 26 Oct 2021)
- Member, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 29 Mar 2022)
- Member, International Development Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 14 Dec 2021)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.
Name of donor: (1) Turkish Airlines
(2) Cyprus Premier (on behalf of the Economic Platform for Northern Cyprus)
Address of donor: (1) Lyric House, 149 Hammersmith Road, London W14 OQL
(2) 239-241 Kennington Ln, London SE11 5QU
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights, value £ 568.29 (2) Accommodation and subsistence for four nights, value £847
Destination of visit: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Dates of visit: 12-16 February 2023
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding delegation. The Economic Platform for Northern Cyprus represents North Cyprus Hoteliers Association, Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce, Turkish Cypriot Industrialists Association and the Turkish Cypriot Contractors Association.
(Registered 28 February 2023)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Nottingham: (i). (Registered 11 January 2020)
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