Miriam Cates

Conservative MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge

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Miriam Cates’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gendered Intelligence 28 Nov 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether her Department has provided funding to the charity Gendered Intelligence (a) directly and (b) through associated bodies since 2009.
  • International Men’s Day 17 Nov 2022

    The hon. Lady is making an important point about male violence against women. Does she not agree that it is imperative that we end the proliferation of online porn, which normalises violence against women? Of course there are no excuses for violence against women, and men who commit those crimes should be locked up, but we must recognise that online pornography is driving that behaviour.
  • International Men’s Day 17 Nov 2022

    It is an honour to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Watford (Dean Russell), who made an excellent speech. Let me also congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Don Valley (Nick Fletcher) on securing the debate, and on his phenomenal work—to which other Members have referred—in supporting men and boys. Let me say to him, as one Yorkshire MP to another, that I admire his ability to...

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Conservative MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge

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


Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department for Education
  • Church Commissioners
  • Treasury
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • Exports: VAT
  • Families: Coronavirus
  • Iran: NATO
  • Coronavirus: Israel

Currently held offices

  • Member, Education Committee (since 19 Oct 2021)
  • Member, Compensation (London Capital & Finance plc and Fraud Compensation Fund) Bill Committee (since 8 Jun 2021)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 4 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Nov 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Unherd Ltd, Thomas House, 84 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PX, for articles:
18 November 2021, received £275. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 23 November 2021)
20 January 2022, received £150. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 08 February 2022)
29 June 2022, received £150. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 06 September 2022)
4 May 2022, received £200 from the National Club (a private members club), the Rectory, Glebe Lane, Worting, Basingstoke RG23 8QA, for a speaking engagement on 25 January 2022. Hours: 3 hrs including preparation time. (Registered 16 May 2022)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: RSFurbs
Address of donor: 4th Floor Reading Bridge House, George Street, Reading RG1 8LS

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

Donor status: company, registration 04732937

(Registered 06 April 2022)
Name of donor: The Cayzer Trust Company Ltd
Address of donor: Cayzer House, 30 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6NN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 04987694

(Registered 10 June 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: March of the Living UK
Address of donor: Schaller House, 44a Albert Road, Hendon, London NW4 2SJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel, accommodation and hospitality with a value of £1,499

Destination of visit: Poland

Dates of visit: 25-29 April 2022

Purpose of visit: Educational Holocaust programme to Poland and to attend the March of the Living.

(Registered 04 May 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
Shareholding in Redemption Media Ltd (software development; business to business). From 1 April 2020, this holding is below the registrable threshold. (Registered 07 January 2020; updated 27 April 2020)
From 13 December 2019, Co-Chair of the Stocksbridge Towns Fund Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 04 February 2020)
From 8 December 2020, Director (member) of the New Social Covenant Unit LTD, a company limited by guarantee that exists to support social policy research. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 13 January 2021)
From 21 June 2021, Member of the Advisory Board of Conservatives Against Racism for Equality (CARFE), an organisation building a new narrative on race relations, working with Conservative MPs and individuals across the Conservative Party and wider society. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 22 June 2021)

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