Rehman Chishti

MP, Gillingham and Rainham

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Gillingham and Rainham Conservative

Rehman Chishti’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Rehman Chishti sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Rehman Chishti voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Rehman Chishti generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Rehman Chishti has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

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Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham

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

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Topics of interest

Rehman Chishti campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Justice
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Department of Health
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Organs: Donors
  • Afghanistan
  • Mental Health Services
  • Military Aircraft

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 16 Oct 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (8 Jan 2018 to 15 Nov 2018)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 23 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Petitions Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 5 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Justice Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (28 Mar 2011 to 7 Apr 2014)
  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Rehman Chishti’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 68 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 165 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 March 2016 to 31 January 2018, Adviser to the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, a think tank/NGO. Address: P.O. Box 51049, Riyadh 11543, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The role involved providing advice to the centre on its work on international relations covering Europe and the Middle East, for which I was paid £2,000 per month. Hours: 10 hrs per month. (Registered 24 February 2016; updated 25 January 2018)
21 December 2017, received £1,400 from Princess Production Ltd, Whiteleys Centre, 151 Queensway, London W2 4YN, for appearing on 'The Wright Stuff' as a panellist between 11 and 15 September 2017. Hours: 20 hrs (4 hrs a day including travel and preparation). (Registered 16 January 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: British Asian Trust
Address of donor: Colour Court, St. James's Palace, London SW1A 1BA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to attend Iftar at Kensington Palace with a value of £500

Date received: 29 May 2018

Date accepted: 29 May 2018

Donor status: other

(Registered 19 June 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Embassy of Bahrain, London
Address of donor: 30 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, meals and internal travel with an approx. value of £2,000

Destination of visit: Manama, Bahrain

Dates of visit: 30 November – 4 December 2017

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation looking at all aspects of UK-Bahrain relations, specifically trade, religious freedom and security.

(Registered 20 December 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Councillor, Rainham Central Medway Council. Since my election to Parliament I draw no allowances.
Non-practising barrister.
From 8 January 2018, Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party (Communities). This post carries a part time salary. (Registered 01 February 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my sister, Nusrat Ahmed, as Office Manager.

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