After the general election in May 2015, the Prime Minister appointed Therese Deputy Leader of the House of Commons. Her role involves planning and supervising the Government's legislative programme as well as being the voice of Parliament in Government.

Since joining the Government in July 2014, Therese now shares that corporate responsibility. While she no longer speaks from the backbenches or tables questions, she continues to make representations to the Government on behalf of constituents and businesses, as well as on specific campaigns. She no longer signs EDMs for the same reason.

To read more about Therese's appearances in Parliament when as a backbencher, check Hansard or click here


Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fly-tipping: Government Assistance (27 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Recycling: Publicity (27 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: Defra works with local authorities and the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to provide advice and promote best practice among local authorities on waste and recycling. Local councils, and householders have played a key role in increasing the UK’s recycling rate from 11% at the turn of the century to 44% in 2015/16. Greater consistency in local authority recycling –...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Curlews: Conservation (27 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fly-tipping: Fines (27 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: Under the Unauthorised Deposit of Waste (Fixed Penalties) Regulations 2016, proceeds from Fixed Penalty Notices for small-scale fly-tipping are kept by the local authorities who issue the Notices.

Petition - Transitional State Pension Arrangements for Women Born in the 1950S: Diesel Fumes: Islwyn (26 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: Labour didn’t manage it.


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Thank you for visiting my website. It has been my privilege to serve as Member of Parliament for Suffolk Coastal and I am now-seeking re-election on June 8th. I hope you find the information useful and please do get in touch using the contact form or email me (details below).

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