Simon Kirby

MP, Brighton, Kemptown

Brighton, Kemptown Conservative

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  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Simon Kirby occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Petitions: Traveller encampments in Brighton and Hove 26 Jan 2015

    Unauthorised Traveller encampments remain a major issue in my constituency and across the wider city area of Brighton and Hove. Many constituents feel that the city council does not have a robust plan in place to move on Travellers on unauthorised sites expeditiously, and that too often the needs and wishes of the existing settled community appear to be ignored. Many of my constituents...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Parking: Pedestrian Areas 26 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will consider the issue of pavement parking as a barrier to safe walking within his Department's Cycling and Walking Delivery Plan; and if he will make a statement.

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Conservative MP for Brighton, Kemptown

Entered 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

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)

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 531 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 87.53% 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 — 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") 30 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a)   Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Peter McDonnell
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 20 February 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Lord Fink
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 14 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Ray Bloom
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Peter McDonnell
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 13 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Peter Leach
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 1 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor: 18 Thorney Lane North, Iver SL0 95Y
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: members’ association
(a) (Registered 9 December 2014)
8. Land and Property
House in Brighton, from which rental income is received.
House in Pevensey, East Sussex, from which rental income was received until August 2013. (Updated 23 August 2013)
9. Shareholdings
(b) Samba Communications Limited; telecom services

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