Simon Kirby

MP, Brighton, Kemptown

Brighton, Kemptown Conservative

Simon Kirby campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Simon Kirby’s voting in Parliament

Simon Kirby is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Simon Kirby sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Simon Kirby consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Simon Kirby has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Financial Services: Regulation 26 Jul 2016

    The questions on Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Financial Services Authority fees and levies are both a matter for the FCA, who are operationally independent from Government. The questions have been passed on to the FCA. The FCA will reply directly to the Honorable Member by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Business: Loans 21 Jul 2016

    Customers whose loans are sold to or administered by overseas operators retain their ability to complain to the firm in the first instance, and then through the Financial Ombudsman Service for covered complaints or through the Courts.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Financial Services: Equal Pay 21 Jul 2016

    The government launched the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter to take forward Jayne-Anne Gadhia’s recommendations following her review into the representation of senior women in financial services. Firms that have signed the Charter are committed to implementing four key industry actions to improve gender diversity in financial services. On 11 July the government announced that 72...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Brighton, Kemptown

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

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Correspondence
  • Energy
  • Private Finance Initiative
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Brighton

Currently held offices

  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Administration Committee (14 Nov 2011 to 3 Dec 2012)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 5 Dec 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Simon Kirby’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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 167 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Simon Kirby’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 31 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Brighton: (i) and (ii).
House in East Sussex: (i). (Updated 23 August 2013, 8 January 2015 and 29 May 2015)
House in Brighton: (i). (Registered 29 May 2015)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Samba Communications Limited; telecom services
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my sister, Rebecca Jane Kirby, as Office Manager. (Registered 29 May 2015)

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