Kwasi Kwarteng

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Conservative MP for Spelthorne

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Kwasi Kwarteng’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Reforming Competition and Consumer Policy 20 Apr 2022

    I wish to inform the House that the Government has today published its response to the consultation ‘Reforming Competition and Consumer Policy – Driving growth and delivering competitive markets that work for consumers’, which was published in July 2021. In this response the Government reaffirms its commitment to boosting consumer rights and preventing scams and rip-offs. This...
  • Energy Security Strategy 19 Apr 2022

    I am pleased, in this Easter season, when Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, that the right hon. Gentleman is back in his place. I thought that he had disappeared for a bit, but it is very good to see him again spinning out the same lines. Let me deal with some of his accusations. There is plenty about onshore wind in the strategy. The one thing that we say about onshore...
  • Energy Security Strategy 19 Apr 2022

    The development vehicle that we have announced in the strategy will inaugurate a new era for the nuclear industry. If hon. Members speak to anybody in the industry, they will hear people say that no Government in the past 25 years have been so positive and enthusiastic about nuclear power. There will be a great future and that represents a great endorsement for the skills and the industry...

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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
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Egypt: Politics and Government
  • Aviation: Exhaust Emissions
  • Aviation
  • Road Traffic
  • Egypt: Elections

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (since 8 Jan 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (24 Jul 2019 to 8 Jan 2021)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2022.

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