Rehman Chishti

MP, Gillingham and Rainham

Gillingham and Rainham Conservative

Rehman Chishti campaigned to leave the European Union

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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 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.

Recent appearances

  • Turkey 19 Jul 2016

    I welcome the Minister to his post—he will do a brilliant job—and welcome his statement in support of the democratically elected Government in Turkey. However, the international community has in the past supported military Governments in Pakistan under General Musharraf and in Egypt under General Sisi. Is it now the positon of the UK Government always to support democratically...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Academies: Parent Involvement 4 Jul 2016

    What steps her Department is taking to ensure that parents have greater say in the running of their children’s schools when they become academies.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham

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

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 55 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Rehman Chishti’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 18 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 91.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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") 144 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

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)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Seven items under this heading are late entries to which the rectification procedure was applied on 3 May 2016. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers.


Name of donor: Gillingham Football Club

Address of donor: Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham ME7 4DD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: director's box ticket with hospitality, total value £100

Date received: 7 February 2015

Date accepted: 7 February 2015

Donor status: company, registration 39175

(Registered 01 March 2016)
Name of donor: Gillingham Football Club
Address of donor: Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham ME7 4DD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: director's box ticket with hospitality, total value £100

Date received: 3 May 2015

Date accepted: 3 May 2015

Donor status: company, registration 39175

(Registered 01 March 2016; updated 31 March 2016)
Name of donor: Gillingham Football Club
Address of donor: Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham ME7 4DD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two director's box tickets with hospitality, total value £200

Date received: 22 August 2015

Date accepted: 22 August 2015

Donor status: company, registration 39175

(Registered 01 March 2016)
Name of donor: Gillingham Football Club
Address of donor: Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham ME7 4DD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: director's box ticket with hospitality, total value £100

Date received: 5 September 2015

Date accepted: 5 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 39175

(Registered 01 March 2016)
Name of donor: Gillingham Football Club
Address of donor: Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham ME7 4DD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two director's box tickets with hospitality, total value £200

Date received: 12 September 2015

Date accepted: 12 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 39175

(Registered 01 March 2016)
Name of donor: Gillingham Football Club
Address of donor: Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham ME7 4DD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: director's box ticket with hospitality, total value £100

Date received: 14 November 2015

Date accepted: 14 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration 39175

(Registered 01 March 2016)
Name of donor: Gillingham Football Club
Address of donor: Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham ME7 4DD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: director's box ticket with hospitality, total value £100

Date received: 12 December 2015

Date accepted: 12 December 2015

Donor status: company, registration 39175

(Registered 01 March 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: British Council
Address of donor: 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and meals valued at £3,737.61, plus visas and internal travel estimated at £750; approx. £4,488 in total

Destination of visit: Pakistan (Islamabad and Lahore)

Date of visit: 26 July to 1 August 2015

Purpose of visit: MP delegation to support the work of the British Council in Pakistan.

(Registered 28 August 2015)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Saudi Arabia)
Address of donor: c/o Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 30-32 Charles Street, London W1J 5DZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £2,888

Destination of visit: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Date of visit: 16-19 February 2016

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to meet with members of the Shura Council, Government Ministers, human rights groups, NGOs and the University to further understanding of the Kingdom and its latest developments.

(Registered 02 March 2016)
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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