Rehman Chishti

MP, Gillingham and Rainham

Gillingham and Rainham Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Rehman Chishti hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Afghanistan 27 Nov 2014

    I very much welcome the Defence Secretary’s statement and endorse everything he has said. The BBC documentary “The War Widows of Afghanistan” talks about the estimated 2 million war widows after decades of war. Some 13,000 Afghanistan soldiers are thought to have died. What support is being provided to those Afghan women who have lost their husbands?
  • Business of the House 27 Nov 2014

    The Secretary of State for Health recently visited Medway Maritime hospital in my constituency, and I would like to thank him for all the support he has given to the hospital to turn it around as soon as possible. May we have an urgent statement from the Health Secretary on hospitals in special measures to highlight the work the Government are doing to improve these hospitals, taking into...
  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Human Rights: Females 27 Nov 2014

    To ask the Ministers for Women and Equalities, what recent discussions she has had with her international counterparts on protecting the rights of women and girls overseas.

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Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham

Entered 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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  • Has spoken in 78 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 60 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 106 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rehman Chishti’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 106 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments for press reviews from Sky News, BSkyB, 7 Centaurs Business Centre, Grant Way, Isleworth TW7 5QD:
23 October 2013, received £150. Hours: 1 hr, plus 3 hrs travel and 1 hr preparation; 5 hrs in total (Registered 14 November 2013; updated 6 February 2014)
10 January 2014, received £150. Hours: 1 hr, plus 2.5 hrs travel and 1 hr preparation; 4.5 hrs in total. (Registered 4 February 2014)
22 January 2014, received £150. Hours: 1 hr, plus 3 hrs travel and 1 hr preparation; 5 hrs in total. (Registered 4 February 2014)
14 February 2014, received £150. Hours: 1 hr, plus 3 hrs travel and 1 hr preparation; 5 hrs in total. (Registered 6 March 2014)
28 February 2014, received £150. Hours: 1 hr, plus 3 hrs travel and 1 hr preparation; 5 hrs in total. (Registered 6 March 2014)
26 March 2014, received £150. Hours: 1 hr, plus 3 hrs travel and 1 hr preparation; 5 hrs in total. (Registered 16 April 2014)
16 May 2014, received £150. Hours: 1 hr, plus 3 hrs travel and 1 hr preparation; 5 hrs in total. (Registered 22 May 2014)
25 April 2014, received £150. Hours: 1 hr, plus 3 hrs travel and 1 hr preparation; 5 hrs in total. (Registered 10 June 2014)
17 June 2014, received £150. Hours: 1 hr, plus 3 hrs travel and 1 hr preparation; 5 hrs in total. (Registered 8 July 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Councillor, Rainham Central Medway Council. Since my election to Parliament I draw no allowances.
Non-practising barrister.

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