Rehman Chishti

MP, Gillingham and Rainham

Gillingham and Rainham Conservative

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How Rehman Chishti voted
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Rehman Chishti hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Freedom of Religion and Belief 22 Jul 2014

    Will the Government continue to make representations to the Government of Pakistan to reform their blasphemy laws, which are often used to persecute and prosecute minority communities, including the Christian community? In particular, will the Government take up the case of Aisha Bibi, a mother of five children and a Christian who has been convicted under these laws and has been imprisoned...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza 21 Jul 2014

    The Prime Minister will know that Russia repeatedly vetoed any early intervention in Syria, which has led to a complete mess in Syria. Will he now review our policy on Syria despite Russian objections, taking into account the words of Robert Ford, the former US envoy to Syria, who says that current international policy does not relate to the position on the ground? Finally, there are reports...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Traineeships Programme 21 Jul 2014

    What progress has been made on the traineeships programme; and if she will make a statement.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

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

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 85 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 70 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.98% 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.
  • 104 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rehman Chishti’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 103 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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)
11. Miscellaneous
Councillor Rainham Central Medway Council. Since my election to Parliament I draw no allowances.
Non-practising barrister.

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