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") Source
Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Rehman Chishti hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I congratulate the hon. Lady on bringing the matter forward for debate. She talks about other families; Colin Holt, a constituent of mine who suffered from schizophrenia, died as a result of how he was restrained by the police. Officers in that case were prosecuted but acquitted at Maidstone Crown court, where the judge, Mr Justice Singh, said—
On air strikes, ISIL and Syria, my right hon. Friend will be aware of the words of Robert Ford, the former US envoy to Syria, who said that the current international policy on Syria does not reflect the reality on the ground. That being the case, does my right hon. Friend agree that the international community now needs to review its policy on Syria?
The shadow Foreign Secretary says that it is not the role of the international community to intervene in who comes to office and what position they take, but surely he agrees that the international community has a role in ensuring that another Government like Mr Maliki’s do not come to power. If that happens, the international community must dissociate itself at an earlier stage. If it...
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Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Unmanned Air Vehicles
- Organs: Donors
- Military Aircraft
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 88 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 75 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 81.78% 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") 104 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)
Councillor Rainham Central Medway Council. Since my election to Parliament I draw no allowances.
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