Kwasi Kwarteng

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

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

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Last updated: 25 Jun 2019

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: UK Membership of EU: Referendums 17 Jul 2019

    The Government has been clear that it does not support a second referendum. The priority of the Government is to deliver on the result of the first referendum by trying to find a deal that could command majority support in Parliament.
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit 11 Jul 2019

    The Government has over 300 work streams looking at specific no deal plans across a range of sectors and these are well advanced. There is still some work to be done but departments are making sensible decisions about prioritisation. The underlying detail for each workstream, including any assessment of those programmes, is exceptionally sensitive. If workstreams - or the underlying data -...
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit 11 Jul 2019

    The Government has over 300 work streams looking at specific no deal plans across a range of sectors and these are well advanced. There is still some work to be done but departments are making sensible decisions about prioritisation. The underlying detail for each workstream, including any assessment of progress, is exceptionally sensitive. If workstreams - or the underlying data - were made...

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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
  • Department for Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Egypt: Politics and Government
  • Aviation: Exhaust Emissions
  • Libya: Politics and Government
  • Waste Management
  • Planning

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (since 16 Nov 2018)

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: 15 Jul 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the Sunday Times, News UK, 1 London Bridge Place, London SE1 9GF:
28 August 2018, received £400 for a book review. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 11 September 2018)
28 September 2018, received £300 for a book review. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 05 October 2018)
12 November 2018, received £400 for a book review. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 28 November 2018)
Payments from Redburn (Europe) Ltd (equity brokers and research company), 10 Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7RF:
27 June 2018, received £1,000 for speaking to a lunch meeting. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 03 July 2018)
6 November 2018, received £1,000 for speaking to a lunch meeting. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 16 November 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)
1 October 2018, received £500 for article from BBC History Magazine, Immediate Media Co, 14th Floor, Tower House, Fairfax St, Bristol BS1 3BN. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 05 October 2018)
15 October 2018, 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 18 October 2018)
15 November 2018, received £500 from Liberum (investment banking), Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9LY, for a speech at a discussion lunch. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 23 November 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
Address of donor: 30 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights £356; accommodation £465; total £821

Destination of visit: Bahrain

Dates of visit: 26-28 October 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend the Manama Dialogue.

(Registered 09 November 2018)

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