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 consistently 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 2017

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 16 Nov 2017

    Thank you, Mr Speaker—no pressure. Will the Government consider having a special medal of service for this year for all our emergency services in light of all the work they have done in these challenging times—the terrorist attacks in this country and the Grenfell disaster?
  • Hormone Pregnancy Tests 16 Nov 2017

    I have a constituent who has been affected by this issue, and they want justice. Based on what I have heard today, justice has fallen short in this case. In any normal circumstances, justice must not only be done, but it must be seen to be done. If the criteria have not been applied correctly, we would in normal circumstances have a review to get the correct decision in the end. Will the...
  • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions 16 Nov 2017

    Following the statement by the Prime Minister on 17 June, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport gave £1.5 million to Mind to support our emergency services. That was much appreciated. Will she look at increasing that funding going forward?

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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
  • Education
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Organs: Donors
  • Afghanistan
  • Mental Health Services
  • Military Aircraft

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 16 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Petitions Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 23 Oct 2017)
  • 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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Rehman Chishti’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — 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 92.86% 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") 156 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 March 2016, 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 will involve providing advice to the centre on its work on international relations covering Europe and the Middle East, for which I will be paid £2,000 per month until further notice. Hours: 10 hrs per month. (Registered 24 February 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Bestway Wholesale Ltd
Address of donor: 2 Abbey Road, Park Royal, London NW10 7BW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 01207120

(Registered 05 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Government of Pakistan
Address of donor: c/o High Commission of Pakistan, 36 Lowdnes Square, London SW1X 9JN

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, meals and internal travel with an approx. value of £3,598

Destination of visit: Lahore, Islamabad, Muzaffarad, Karachi

Dates of visit: 1-9 April 2017

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation, as part of 70th anniversary of independence, to look at strengthening democratic institutions, security, trade, religious freedom and the work of DFID in Pakistan.

(Registered 24 April 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Councillor, Rainham Central Medway Council. Since my election to Parliament I draw no allowances.
Non-practising barrister.
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my sister, Nusrat Ahmed, as Office Manager.

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