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Kwasi Kwarteng

The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Conservative MP for Spelthorne

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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.

However, Kwasi Kwarteng sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Kwasi Kwarteng voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Kwasi Kwarteng’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Kwasi Kwarteng’s full vote analysis page for more.

Kwasi Kwarteng has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Energy Efficiency Measures: Net Zero Buildings 26 Feb 2020

    It is a pleasure to take part in this debate under your chairmanship, Mr Pritchard. I thank my right hon. Friend the Member for Ludlow (Philip Dunne) for bringing forward this important and timely debate, and congratulate him on his election as Chair of the Environmental Audit Committee. My first outing in this role was in front of his Committee—under a different Chair, who sadly was not...
  • Energy Efficiency Measures: Net Zero Buildings 26 Feb 2020

    It is an initial step. In Germany, KfW has a consumer finance piece that gives small loans for green initiatives. We had a green deal; my personal view and, I think, the Government view is that it did not work principally because the interest rate was too high. However, that does not discredit such initiatives. I was struck that the hon. Member for Newcastle upon Tyne Central (Chi Onwurah)...
  • Energy Efficiency Measures: Net Zero Buildings 26 Feb 2020

    I fully accept that we have to deal with fuel poverty in this country. We do have the policies—

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Conservative MP for Spelthorne

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Kwasi Kwarteng campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Egypt: Politics and Government
  • Aviation: Exhaust Emissions
  • Aviation
  • Waste Management
  • Planning

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (since 24 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (16 Nov 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (20 Jul 2015 to 6 Feb 2017)
  • 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Kwasi Kwarteng’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 130 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kwasi Kwarteng’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 206 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

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

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 to my fighting fund for the General Election

Date received: 11 November 2019

Date accepted: 12 December 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 January 2020)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Le Cercle; (2) Bahrain Centre for Strategic, International and Energy Studies
Address of donor: (1) 85 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7LT; (2) PO Box 39443, Riffa, Kingdom of Bahrain

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights, approx. value £3,344; (2) accommodation, approx. value £1,914

Destination of visit: Bahrain

Dates of visit: 27 June - 1 July 2019

Purpose of visit: To attend an informal forum for the discussion of international affairs.

(Registered 05 August 2019)

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