Claire Coutinho

Conservative MP for East Surrey

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Claire Coutinho’s voting in Parliament

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

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 9 Dec 2022

    Child Support (Enforcement) Bill: Second Reading – Claire Coutinho. Private Members' Bills
  • UK Energy Costs 8 Sep 2022

    All summer, like many Members, I have been hearing from households, businesses, schools and other public sector organisations and community centres that have been worried about their energy bills going up fivefold, in many cases. I therefore warmly welcome the speed and ambition of the package, which will bring much certainty to businesses and peace of mind to households and others. I welcome...
  • Education: STEM Teachers: Disadvantaged Areas 4 Jul 2022

    What steps his Department is taking to attract science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers to disadvantaged areas.

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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

  • Member, Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Local Government (Disqualification) Bill Committee (since 24 Nov 2021)
  • Member, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (since 16 Jun 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2022.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Hanover Communications International Ltd
Address of donor: Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket for Lord's Cricket Ground, with hospitality, total value £850

Date received: 13 August 2021

Date accepted: 13 August 2021

Donor status: company, registration 03559699

(Registered 08 September 2021)
Name of donor: UK Music Ltd
Address of donor: Savoy Hill House, 7- 10 Savoy Hill, London WC2R 0BU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for BBC Proms, with hospitality, total value £124

Date received: 31 August 2021

Date accepted: 31 August 2021

Donor status: company, registration 03245288

(Registered 23 September 2021)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque Ltd
Address of donor: Station house, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Two nights' accommodation including meals, value £1,054

Destination of visit: Versailles, France

Dates of visit: 30 June - 2 July 2022

Purpose of visit: To participate in the Franco-British Colloque.

(Registered 06 July 2022; updated 14 July 2022)
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)

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