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Kwasi Kwarteng’s voting in Parliament
Kwasi Kwarteng is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Kwasi Kwarteng’s votes.
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
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Kwasi Kwarteng has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
I am very grateful to you, Mr Speaker—you have managed our debate—for allowing me to speak, because we have had lots of interventions. I want to say a few things about this debate. First, nothing could have been clearer than the vote on 23 June. It was the largest vote that has ever taken place in the history of our country, and 17.4 million people—a larger mandate than any...
There is no precedent for this. One Labour resident of Islington—a friend of mine—said to me, “The one way for the Labour party to commit suicide would be to oppose the triggering of article 50.” That is palpable, and it would be a much shorter version of Labour’s suicide note in the 1983 general election. We must very clearly say that a lot of the words we have...
Is the hon. Gentleman essentially saying the people got it wrong on 23 June?
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Conservative MP for Spelthorne
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Egypt: Politics and Government
- Aviation: Exhaust Emissions
- Libya: Politics and Government
- Egypt: Elections
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 31 Oct 2016)
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 20 Jul 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Jul 2013)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.
Name of donor: (1) Shafik Gabr Foundation (2) Egyptian Foreign Ministry
Address of donor: (1) c/o 7, Hassan Al-Akbar Street, Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt 11571 (2) Nile Corniche, Boulaq, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) Flights to a value of £1,836 (2) Accommodation, food and transport to a value of £850
Date of visit: 14-18 January 2016
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding delegation
(Registered 26 January 2016)
Name of donor: Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PO
Box 55937, Riyadh 11544
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a total value of £3,717
Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia
Date of visit: 3-6 April 2016
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding
(Registered 15 April 2016)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Bahrain
Address of donor: P.O. Box 547, Government Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel accommodation, food and transport with a total value of £3,250
Destination of visit: Manama, Bahrain
Dates of visit: 9-12 December 2016
Purpose of visit: To participate in the IISS Manama Dialogue.
(Registered 22 December 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
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