Kwasi Kwarteng

MP, Spelthorne

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Spelthorne Conservative

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Kwasi Kwarteng hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Public Bill Committee: Affordable Homes bill 22 Oct 2014

    Does my hon. Friend have an articulate view on where we stand with regard to the observation from my hon. Friend the Member for Harrow East about the length of time the Committee will sit?
  • Public Bill Committee: Affordable Homes bill 22 Oct 2014

    With respect to the 168 hours that my hon. Friend described as an extension or delay in our proceedings, what information does he hope that the Committee will learn in that extra week, during  which we hope to gain submissions and more evidence from the various parties that were mentioned on Second Reading?
  • Public Bill Committee: Affordable Homes bill 22 Oct 2014

    Perhaps my use of words was misguided. I did not mean delay, so much as postponement. For the record, I wish to state that with regard to my earlier intervention, I meant no disrespect, and was casting no shadow of guilt on the Chair, who has very ably guided our proceedings this morning.

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Conservative MP for Spelthorne

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Egypt: Politics and Government
  • Aviation: Exhaust Emissions
  • Planning
  • Waste Management
  • Libya: Politics and Government

Currently held offices

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Jul 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 85 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: 63D Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PH
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and meals with an approximate value of £1,000
Destination of visit: Cadenabbia, Italy
Date of visit: 3-6 October 2013
Purpose of visit: To attend an annual event with leading politicians from the UK and Germany, to discuss the financial markets and European economic affairs
(Registered 30 October 2013)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain
Address of donor: PO Box 547, Government Avenue, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation; £3,700
Destination of visit: Manama, Bahrain
Date of visit: 6-9 December 2013
Purpose of visit: to participate in the IISS Dialogue in Manama
(Registered 18 December 2013)
Address of donor: 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and costs in Egypt to value of £1,100
Destination of visit: Egypt
Date of visit: 9-13 January 2014
Purpose of visit: fact finding visit including meetings with Egyptian Government Ministers and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
(Registered 25 January 2014)
8. Land and Property
Flat in Bayswater, London, from which rental income was received until November 2011. (Updated 11 June 2012)

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