Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Rehman Chishti voted on key issues
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking banDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Has never voted on a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted strongly against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
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I very much welcome the statement by the Prime Minister. Russia is a member of the United Nations Security Council and it is violating the UN charter by violating another country’s sovereignty. Russia has also in the past vetoed United Nations humanitarian action around the world. Is it the right time to look at reforming the UN Security Council and its vetoing system?
On the question of whether the consumer is the parent or the student, it is the student who gets the qualification at the end of their consumer. The parents do not get the qualification, so the consumer would necessarily be the student who goes to university.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what recent assessment his Department has made of the value of property sold by receivers appointed under the Law of Property Act 1925 in the last year; (2) if he will introduce a register for receivers appointed under the Law of Property Act 1925; (3) how many people have (a) sought and (b) obtained compensation through the courts for...
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Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Unmanned Air Vehicles
- Organs: Donors
- Military Aircraft
Other offices held in the past
- 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 85 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 115 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 81.55% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 91 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
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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)
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Councillor Rainham Central Medway Council. Since my election to Parliament I draw no allowances.
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