Rehman Chishti

Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham

@Rehman_Chishti https://facebook.com/RehmanChishti

As a result of COVID-19, some MPs have been less able to vote in Parliament, and this will be reflected in their voting record.

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

All MPs could vote remotely through an online voting tool. Votes cast remotely are shown as normal on the TheyWorkForYou voting record.

2nd to 9th June 2020

The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.

10th June 2020 onwards

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

If an MP votes by proxy, it is effectively exactly the same as if they cast the vote in person and it shows up on their TheyWorkForYou voting record.

MPs are not required to designate a proxy, and may instead pair with an opposing MP to miss a vote. Parliament does not record when two MPs have come to a pairing arrangement, so on TheyWorkForYou, they will both appear to have been absent for the vote.

We will update this information if the situation changes. See more detail on votes during the COVID-19 period here.

25 May 2022

  • On 25 May 2022: Rehman Chishti voted no on Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill — Clause 59 - Upgrading and sharing of apparatus: subsisting agreements Show vote

24 May 2022

  • On 24 May 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill Show vote

23 May 2022

  • On 23 May 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Public Order Bill Show vote
  • On 23 May 2022: Rehman Chishti voted no on Public Order Bill Show vote

18 May 2022

  • On 18 May 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Achieving Economic Growth Show vote
  • On 18 May 2022: Rehman Chishti voted no on Achieving Economic Growth Show vote
  • On 18 May 2022: Rehman Chishti voted no on Achieving Economic Growth Show vote
  • On 18 May 2022: Rehman Chishti voted no on Achieving Economic Growth Show vote

17 May 2022

  • On 17 May 2022: Rehman Chishti voted no on Tackling Short-term and Long-term Cost of Living Increases Show vote

27 Apr 2022

  • On 27 Apr 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Elections Bill — Schedule 1 - Voter Identification Show vote
  • On 27 Apr 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Elections Bill — Clause 15 - Strategy and policy statement Show vote
  • On 27 Apr 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Elections Bill Show vote

26 Apr 2022

  • On 26 Apr 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Nationality and Borders Bill — Before Clause 11 - Compliance with the Refugee Convention Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Nationality and Borders Bill — Before Clause 11 - Compliance with the Refugee Convention Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Nationality and Borders Bill — Before Clause 11 - Compliance with the Refugee Convention Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Judicial Review and Courts Bill — After Clause 42 - Publicly funded legal representation for bereaved people at inquests Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Judicial Review and Courts Bill — Clause 2 - Exclusion of review of Upper Tribunal’s permission-to-appeal decisions Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Judicial Review and Courts Bill — Clause 1 - Quashing orders Show vote

25 Apr 2022

  • On 25 Apr 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Health and Care Bill — Clause 35 - Report on assessing and meeting workforce needs Show vote
  • On 25 Apr 2022: Rehman Chishti voted yes on Health and Care Bill — Clause 35 - Report on assessing and meeting workforce needs Show vote

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