Rehman Chishti

MP, Gillingham and Rainham

Gillingham and Rainham Conservative

Rehman Chishti’s voting in Parliament

Rehman Chishti is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Rehman Chishti’s votes.

  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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Rehman Chishti never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 9 Jul 2015

    It is now five years since Aisha Bibi, a Christian mother of five children, was imprisoned and sentenced to death after being falsely accused of blasphemy in Pakistan, and her health has continued to deteriorate. Having previously authored a letter signed by 54 Members of Parliament of all parties to the Pakistani authorities asking for urgent justice in this case, may we have an urgent...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Hospitals in Special Measures 7 Jul 2015

    What progress the Government have made on improving safety in hospitals in special measures.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Hospitals in Special Measures 7 Jul 2015

    I thank the Secretary of State for the support that he has given Medway Maritime hospital. Will he welcome the appointment of a chief quality officer at Medway hospital? It is one of only two trusts to have done that, and it is helping to improve safety and bring Medway out of special measures. Will he join me in paying tribute to the brilliant staff at Medway hospital, who are working day...

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Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham

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

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Justice
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Organs: Donors
  • Afghanistan
  • Military Aircraft
  • Lasers

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (28 Mar 2011 to 7 Apr 2014)
  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 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: Bestway Cash and Carry Ltd
Address of donor: 2 Abbey road, Park Royal, London NW10 7BW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000

Donor status: company, no 01207120

(Registered 03 June 2015)
Name of donor: Beams International Ltd
Address of donor: 4A Bloors Lane, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 7EG

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

Donor status: company, no 03737151

(Registered 03 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mems Power Generation Ltd
Address of donor: Eastcourt Works, Beechings Way Industrial Estate, Gillingham ME8 6PS

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

Donor status: company, registration 02028435 (Updated 23 July 2015)

(Registered 03 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising barrister.
Councillor, Rainham Central Medway Council. Since my election to Parliament I draw no allowances.
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my sister, Nusrat Ahmed, as Office Manager.

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