How Chris Kelly voted
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Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Chris Kelly occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
Does my right hon. Friend agree that the cost of Labour in this context since 2005 has been a reduction in our rebate of nearly £10.5 billion and that a further cost of Labour would be its Front Benchers caving in and paying this enormous sum if they were in government, something to which my constituents in Dudley South say no?
Jihadi crimes committed in the name of the Islamic State are completely incompatible with the British way of life, so I welcome the plans announced by my right hon. Friend to seize British passports from dual nationals, and to remove rights of residency in the UK from foreign nationals known to have been fighting with ISIL in Iraq and Syria, in order to keep such people from committing...
Does my right hon. Friend agree that the doubling of capital allowances to £500,000 provides a welcome boost to manufacturers in Dudley and the black country, such as Miss Daisy’s Manufacturing which I visited recently, and will increase investment in the manufacturing sector, securing more jobs for the British people?
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Conservative MP for Dudley South
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Department
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Government Procurement Card
- Taxation: Metals
- Audit Commission: Expenditure
- Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013
Currently held offices
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 84.32% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 19 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.
Name of donor: B. A. C. Kingham
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Donor status: individual
(Registered 10 September 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: (1) UK
China Forum Ltd, a not-for-profit company established by the Great Britain China Centre
for the purpose of promoting UK-China dialogues, from sponsorship by HSBC
and Prudential; (2) All China Youth Federation;
Address of donor: (1) 15 Belgrave Square, London SWIX 8PS; (2) 10, Qianmen Dong Dajie, Beijing, 100051, People’s Republic of China
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £1,200.21 for air ticket and visa; (2) six nights bed and breakfast in hotels in Beijing and Chongqing at an estimated cost of £80 per night (total £480).
Date of visit: 20-25 July 2014
Purpose of visit: To attend the 2014 UK-China Young Leaders Roundtable, organised by the Great Britain China Centre, UK China Forum Ltd and the All-China Youth Federation
to discuss building UK-China partnership for reform and innovation.
(Registered 21 August 2014)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in Greater London
, from which rental income is received.
(Registered 30 November 2012)
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