Simon Kirby

MP, Brighton, Kemptown

Brighton, Kemptown Conservative

Simon Kirby’s voting in Parliament

Simon Kirby is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Simon Kirby sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Simon Kirby consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Simon Kirby never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for Brighton, Kemptown

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Correspondence
  • Energy
  • Private Finance Initiative
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Brighton

Currently held offices

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 13 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (14 Nov 2011 to 3 Dec 2012)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 5 Dec 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 94.12% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 157 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Simon Kirby’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 31 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Peter Leach
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 01 December 2014)
Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: 18 Thorney Lane North, Iver SL0 95Y

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: members’ association

(Registered 09 December 2014)
Name of donor: Peter McDonnell
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 02 March 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Brighton: (i) and (ii)
House in East Sussex: (i) (Updated 23 August 2013, 8 January 2015 and 29 May 2015)
House in Brighton: (i) (Registered 29 May 2015)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Samba Communications Limited; telecom services
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my sister, Rebecca Jane Kirby, as Office Manager. (Registered 29 May 2015)

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