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Claire Coutinho is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Claire Coutinho sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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What recent steps the Office for Veterans’ Affairs has taken to promote the interests of veterans.
Recent events in Afghanistan are yet another reminder of veterans’ dedication and sacrifice, and I think the whole House will recognise the support that they need after serving their country. Will the Minister set out the steps he is taking to help veterans, particularly those who suffer from substance and alcohol misuse?
Being online is a critical part of a politician’s work, yet in the past two weeks we have seen such an appalling level of abuse targeted at women and people of race that a Conservative Member has come off social media and an Opposition Member has been unable to go to their own party conference. Will the Minister please set out what we can do to get online companies to take more care on the...
Conservative MP for East Surrey
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Last updated: 4 Oct 2021.
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