Claire Coutinho

The Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero

Conservative MP for East Surrey

Claire Coutinho’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Energy Security and Net Zero: Social Energy Tariff 27 Feb 2024

    Energy prices are now at their lowest level for two years, with a typical bill set to drop by £238 by April. Our cost of living package totals over £104 billion, or £3,700 per household on average, over 2022 to 2025. We are supporting those most in need, with millions of vulnerable households receiving up to £900 in cost of living payments.
  • Energy Security and Net Zero: Social Energy Tariff 27 Feb 2024

    A social tariff means lots of things to different people, but we are supporting vulnerable people with the cost of their energy bills. We supported them last winter, paying on average a half of everybody’s energy bills, and we have made additional payments of £900 to support people. Since 2010, we have increased the proportion of homes that are energy-efficient and insulated to 50%, up...
  • Energy Security and Net Zero: Social Energy Tariff 27 Feb 2024

    I thank my hon. Friend for her doughty campaigning for nuclear—she is our very own atomic kitten. We are very positive about nuclear and have set out plans for the largest expansion of nuclear for 70 years. Overall that will be a good thing for people’s energy bills and the energy security of this country.

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Conservative MP for East Surrey

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for Education
  • Department for Transport
  • Railways: East Surrey
  • Education: Policy

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero (since 31 Aug 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (27 Oct 2022 to 31 Aug 2023)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (21 Sep 2022 to 27 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 27 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Local Government (Disqualification) Bill Committee (24 Nov 2021 to 1 Dec 2021)
  • Member, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (16 Jun 2021 to 22 Jun 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Graham Edwards
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 towards delivering leaflets in my constituency
Donor status: individual
(Registered 18 April 2023)
Name of donor: Michael Hintze (Baron Hintze)
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to my Conservative association to aid with local campaigning
Donor status: individual
(Registered 04 January 2024)
Name of donor: John James
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to my Conservative association to aid with local campaigning
Donor status: individual
(Registered 15 February 2024)
Name of donor: Rigel Mowatt
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to my Conservative association to aid with local campaigning
Donor status: individual
(Registered 15 February 2024)
Name of donor: David Thornton
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to my Conservative association to aid with local campaigning
Donor status: individual
(Registered 15 February 2024)
Name of donor: Athirathan Yogarajah
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to my Conservative association to aid with local campaigning
Donor status: individual
(Registered 15 February 2024)
Name of donor: East Surrey Business Club
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to my Conservative association to aid with local campaigning
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 19 February 2024)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Sky Limited
Address of donor: Grant Way, Isleworth TW7 5QD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality for the Ashes, value £400
Date received: 29 June 2023
Date accepted: 29 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 02247735
(Registered 30 June 2023)
Name of donor: Sky Limited
Address of donor: Grant Way, Isleworth TW7 5QD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality for the Soho House Festival, value £250
Date received: 6 July 2023
Date accepted: 6 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 02247735
(Registered 13 July 2023)
Name of donor: The Premier League
Address of donor: Brunel Building, 57 North Wharf Road, London W2 1HQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket for the Ashes, including hospitality, value £899
Date received: 29 July 2023
Date accepted: 29 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 02719699
(Registered 14 August 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation
Address of donor: Stureplan 3, 103 75 Stockholm, Sweden
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, hospitality and travel, value £1,404
Destination of visit: Sweden
Dates of visit: 15-16 June 2023
Purpose of visit: To deliver a lecture at Engelsberg Ideas.
(Registered 19 June 2023)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 24 August 2020, a flat in London: (i) and, from 16 February 2021, (ii). (Registered 28 September 2020; updated 16 February 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
Since 14 January 2023, I have been involved in fundraising activities for the Friendship Project, a ringfenced fund managed by the Tandridge Community Fund. This raises money for distribution to groups working to address social isolation in East Surrey. I will be consulted but will not have a final say on how funds are distributed. (Registered 03 February 2023)

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