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Maria Caulfield

Conservative - Lewes

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)

(since September 2021)
Assistant Whip
17th Dec 2019 - 17th Sep 2021
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
8th Oct 2019 - 6th Nov 2019
Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
8th Oct 2019 - 6th Nov 2019
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
23rd Jul 2018 - 6th Nov 2019
Vice-Chair, Conservative Party
8th Jan 2018 - 10th Jul 2018
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
11th Sep 2017 - 5th Mar 2018
Committee on Exiting the European Union
31st Oct 2016 - 3rd May 2017
Women and Equalities Committee
6th Jul 2015 - 3rd May 2017
Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union
31st Oct 2016 - 3rd May 2017


Department Event
Tuesday 19th July 2022
11:30
Department of Health and Social Care
Oral questions - Main Chamber
19 Jul 2022, 11:30 a.m.
Health and Social Care (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Monday 4th July 2022
Delegated Legislation
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 275 Conservative Aye votes vs 0 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 280 Noes - 217
Speeches
Wednesday 22nd June 2022
NHS Dentistry in England
I met Health Education England this morning and we are working through that system. I will be able to update …
Written Answers
Tuesday 30th July 2019
Wind Power
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will assess the potential contribution that …
Early Day Motions
Wednesday 19th June 2019
HART INQUIRY INTO HISTORICAL INSTITUTIONAL ABUSE IN NORTHERN IRELAND
That this House agrees with the recommendations of the Hart Inquiry into Historical Institutional Abuse in Northern Ireland; and calls …
Bills
Tuesday 8th October 2019
Nurse Staffing Levels Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 28th February 2022
1. Employment and earnings
4 February 2022, received £242.46. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 28 February 2022)
EDM signed
Tuesday 23rd July 2019
NORTHERN IRELAND VICTIM DEFINITION
That this House objects that the definition of victim in the Victims and Survivors (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 and in …
Supported Legislation
Tibet (Reciprocal Access) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Maria Caulfield has voted in 523 divisions, and 1 time against the majority of their Party.

22 Jun 2022 - Health and Personal Social Services - View Vote Context
Maria Caulfield voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 61 Conservative No votes vs 106 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 215 Noes - 70
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party)
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)
(7 debate interactions)
Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat)
Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Health and Social Care)
(6 debate interactions)
Darren Jones (Labour)
(6 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department of Health and Social Care
(288 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(21 debate contributions)
Department for International Trade
(5 debate contributions)
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Lewes Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petitions with highest Lewes signature proportion
Petition Debates Contributed

Invest in FOP research to support this ultra-rare disease community. Research into FOP could inform the understanding/treatment of many more common conditions such as osteoporosis, hip replacements, DIPG (a rare childhood brain cancer) and many common military injuries.

Endometriosis and PCOS are two gynaecological conditions which both affect 10% of women worldwide, but both are, in terms of research and funding, incredibly under prioritised. This petition is calling for more funding, to enable for new, extensive and thorough research into female health issues.


Latest EDMs signed by Maria Caulfield

23rd July 2019
Maria Caulfield signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 23rd July 2019

NORTHERN IRELAND VICTIM DEFINITION

Tabled by: Baroness Hoey (None - Vauxhall)
That this House objects that the definition of victim in the Victims and Survivors (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 and in the context of The Northern Ireland Troubles equates injured and deceased perpetrators with the innocent victims they harmed; deeply regrets that it was this House that passed that legislation; recognises …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 5
Non-affiliated: 1
Labour: 1
15th July 2019
Maria Caulfield signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 15th July 2019

ACCESS TO FAMILY HISTORY BREAST CANCER SERVICES FOR WOMEN UNDER 40 YEARS OF AGE

Tabled by: Andrew Griffiths (Conservative - Burton)
That this House recognises that every person with a family history of breast cancer under the age of 40 should have access to family history services regardless of where they live; notes that there is currently a lack of national oversight of screening for women with a family history of …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Conservative: 4
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Maria Caulfield, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Maria Caulfield has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Maria Caulfield has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

4 Bills introduced by Maria Caulfield


A Bill to make provision about interference with wireless telegraphy in prisons and similar institutions.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 20th December 2018 and was enacted into law.


The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about National Health Service bodies establishing nurse staffing levels.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 8th October 2019
(Read Debate)

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to require the provision of defibrillators in education establishments, and in leisure, sports and certain other public facilities; to make provision for training persons to operate defibrillators; to make provision for funding the acquisition, installation, use and maintenance of defibrillators; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 19th December 2018
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A Bill to require the provision of defibrillators in education establishments, and in leisure, sports and certain other public facilities; to make provision for training persons to operate defibrillators; to make provision for funding the acquisition, installation, use and maintenance of defibrillators; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 15th November 2016
(Read Debate)

Maria Caulfield has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament