Peter Kyle

MP, Hove

Hove Labour

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Peter Kyle’s voting in Parliament

Peter Kyle is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Peter Kyle sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Peter Kyle generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Higher Education: Standards 16 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether a provider would need to achieve an Excellent rating in (a) one, (b) two or (c) three of the Teaching Quality, Learning Environment and Student Outcomes and Learning Gain categories in order to achieve an overall Excellent rating under the Teaching Excellence framework.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: EU Referendum 8 Jun 2016

    What discussions she has had with the parties in the Northern Ireland Assembly on the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU; and if she will make a statement.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: EU Referendum 8 Jun 2016

    There has been a period in which both Ireland and Britain have been outside the European Union and a period in which they have both been inside it, but if we vote to leave, it will be an historically unprecedented period in which one is out and the other is in. What assessment is the Department making of the impact of that on the border between our great nations?

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Labour MP for Hove

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • HM Treasury
  • Apprentices: Taxation
  • Apprentices
  • Railways: South East
  • Railways: Tickets
  • Higher Education: Admissions

Currently held offices

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Peter Kyle’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 189 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 102 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Peter Kyle’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 28 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Simon Kime
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 27 March 2015

Date accepted: 27 March 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Susan Ruddick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 16 January 2015

Date accepted: 16 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Thomas Roddick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 24 March 2015

Date accepted: 24 March 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: LGBT Labour
Address of donor: LGBT Labour, PO Box 306, London N5 2SY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,250

Date received: 26 March 2015

Date accepted: 26 March 2015

Donor status: registered party (other than your own party)

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Cornhill Finance
Address of donor: 14 Cornhill, London EC3V 3ND

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 13 March 2015

Date accepted: 13 March 2015

Donor status: company, registration 08214458

(Registered 08 June 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel
Address of donor: BM LFI, London WC1N 3XX

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, transport and accommodation worth £1,400

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Date of visit: 30 November-4 December 2014

Purpose of visit: fact finding visit and meeting with Israeli and Palestinian politicians and community representatives

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: UK China Forum Ltd
Address of donor: 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return (premium) economy class air ticket to Beijing and return from Shanghai, £2,117.09, two nights' hotel accommodation in both Beijing and Shanghai, £560 (£140 per night); total £2,677.09

Destination of visit: Beijing and Shanghai

Date of visit: 16-19 November 2015

Purpose of visit: Cross-party Parliamentary visit to attend the 2015 UK-China Leadership Forum organised by the Great Britain China Centre, UK China Forum Ltd and the International Department of the ruling Chinese party, and supported by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, to discuss how to develop UK-China relations following the State Visit to the UK by President Xi Jinping.

(Registered 09 December 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Fat Sand Ltd, a film production company. (Registered 08 June 2015)
Progression Ltd, Sporting Video Company. (Registered 08 June 2015)
From 3 November 2015, The Argument Ltd, a journal. (Registered 15 December 2015)

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