Kwasi Kwarteng

MP, Spelthorne

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Spelthorne Conservative

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

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Ceramics (Country of Origin Marking): Civil Liability Bill [Lords] 4 Sep 2018

    What does the hon. Gentleman say to people like me who have received emails from compensation claim companies asking them to commit fraud? Does he acknowledge that phenomenon?
  • Ceramics (Country of Origin Marking): Civil Liability Bill [Lords] 4 Sep 2018

    Several issues have been raised in this important debate, but I wish to address two main points. Whiplash claims have been a chronic problem in British insurance and road usage for some time. Eight years ago, I joined the Transport Committee, and I served on it for three years. We looked into the issue more than once and found that whiplash claims had gone up in England, so we looked across...
  • Ceramics (Country of Origin Marking): Civil Liability Bill [Lords] 4 Sep 2018

    I would not have thought that it could be described as profiteering. It is a legitimate business. I know that many Opposition Members do not even believe in private enterprise or business. [Interruption.] They do not like that. They laugh rather nervously at my suggestion, but we know exactly where they stand. The idea that companies should make a profit—heaven forbid—is anathema...

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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
  • Health
  • Egypt: Politics and Government
  • Aviation: Exhaust Emissions
  • Planning
  • Libya: Politics and Government
  • Egypt: Elections

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
17 October 2017, received £750 from the Rake Magazine, 36 Upper Brook Street, London W1K 7QJ, for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 October 2017)
25 October 2017, received £250 from The Standard Club of Europe (a specialist marine insurer), c/o Charles Taylor plc, Standard House, 12-13 Essex Street, London WC2R 3AA, for participation in a debate. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 06 November 2017)
27 October 2017, received £500 from the Cliveden Literary Festival, London & Regional Properties Ltd, 55 Baker Street, London W1U 8EW, for participation in the festival. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2017)
Payments from the Sunday Times, News UK, 1 London Bridge Place, London SE1 9GF:
31 October 2017, received £400 for a book review. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2017)
9 February 2018, received £400 for a book review. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 02 March 2018)
16 April 2018, received £400 for a book review. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2018)
28 August 2018, received £400 for a book review. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 11 September 2018)
22 March 2018, received £500 for a speech to sixth form students from Queenswood School, Shepherd's Way, Brookmans Park AL9 6NS. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 29 March 2018)
21 March 2018, received £1,000 from Intelligence Squared, Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LQ, for participation in a debate. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 06 April 2018)
Payment of £200 expected from BBC World History Magazine, 8th Floor, Tower House, Fairfax Street, Bristol BS1 3BN, for an article written on 28 February 2018. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 19 April 2018)
23 May 2018, received £385 from the Conservative (magazine), Rue du Trone 4, 1000 Brussels, Belgium, for an article. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 31 May 2018)
23 April 2018, received £350 from 72 Films, First Floor, 1 Amwell Street, London EC1R 1UL, for an interview. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 June 2018)
21 June 2018, received £200 from 72 Films, 1 Amwell Street, London EC1R 1UL, for an interview. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 28 June 2018)
27 June 2018, received £1,000 from Redburn (equity brokers and research company), 10 Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7RF, for speaking to a lunch meeting. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 03 July 2018)
18 July 2018, received £740 from the Clements Centre, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA, for a speech to Maymester Programme students. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 24 July 2018)
23 July 2018, received £200 from the BBC World Service, New Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for being a panel guest on 7 July 2017. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 August 2018)
20 September 2018, received £1,600 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2YQ, for researching and presenting BBC Radio 4 series. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 27 September 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Kingdom of Bahrain Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: P.O. Box 547, Government Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, transport, food and accommodation with a value of £3,250

Destination of visit: Bahrain

Dates of visit: 7-11 December 2017

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation with Conservative Middle East Council to IISS Manama Dialogue.

(Registered 15 December 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Bayswater, London: (i). (Updated 11 June 2012)

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