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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
My hon. Friend is absolutely right to say that the first duty of the state is to protect its citizens. Given the Leader of the Opposition’s previous comments about not having an Army, and his position on Trident, let us imagine him running this country. Does my hon. Friend agree that our country’s security would be completely destroyed?
I very much welcome the recent statement by the Foreign Office that Britain must do more to support persecuted Christians. In the light of that, will the Government now review their position on the Asia Bibi case and offer her asylum in the UK, so she can choose a safe destination, instead of asking a third country to take her in? That would mean shifting our moral responsibility to another...
What steps he is taking to secure the long-term future of the NHS.
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Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Rehman Chishti campaigned to leave the European Union
- Home Department
- Department of Health
- Unmanned Air Vehicles
- Organs: Donors
- 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)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
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
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)
Councillor, Rainham Central Medway Council. Since my election to Parliament I draw no allowances.
From 8 January 2018 until 15 November 2018, Vice Chairman
of the Conservative Party
(Communities). This post carried a part time salary. (Registered 01 February 2018; updated 18 December 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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