Kevin Foster’s voting in Parliament
Kevin Foster is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
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Kevin Foster voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
Kevin Foster voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
May I briefly return the Minister to the list of reasonable excuses? Will he confirm that it would not be up to the prosecution to prove beyond reasonable doubt that they did not apply, but that a person defending a charge would be required to produce some basic evidence that they did apply?
The Minister and I share a local government background, particularly in relation to the fire service, so he will be aware of the importance of not only how regulations are set up but how they are enforced, and I am sure that he shares my concerns about the changes that were made a decade ago. As part of his review of building regulations, what consideration is he giving to ensuring that they...
I welcome the Minister’s confirmation of the Government’s intentions behind this Bill. Will he confirm that the nonsense we heard from the shadow Minister about funding hip operations in Arizona is absolute tosh? While the shadow Minister may be enthusiastic about the healthcare system in the United States, will the Minister confirm that we are not?
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Conservative MP for Torbay
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Kevin Foster campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health
- Department for Transport
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Ministry of Defence
- Junior Doctors: Pay
- Broadband: Torbay
- Cross Country Rail Franchise
- Junior Doctors: Working Hours
- Armed Forces: Dyslexia
Currently held offices
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 31 Oct 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (13 Jun 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (14 Dec 2015 to 12 May 2016)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (7 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: APPG
for the Armed Forces
Address of donor: House of Commons
, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: twelve dinners, value: £40 each; four breakfasts, value: £14.25 each; total £537
Date received: 1 January 2018 to 31 July 2018
Date accepted: 1 January 2018 to 31 July 2018
Donor status: other
(Registered 20 August 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Clarion Defence (UK) Ltd (2) CAE
Aircrew Training Services plc, both via the APPG on the Armed Forces
Address of donor: (1) Bedford House, 69 - 79 Fulham High Street, London SW6 3JW (2) MSHATF RAF
Benson, Wallingford OX10 6AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) £250; (2) £250. The APPG for the Armed Forces used these sums to meet the costs of travel, food, accommodation and museum entry fees, which together had a total value of approx. £250 per person, £500 in total, after personal contributions of £100 each.
Destination of visit: The Netherlands
Dates of visit: 25–27 July 2018
Purpose of visit: Operation Market Garden Battlefield Tour by the APPG for the Armed Forces. This included visits to the sites of World War II
battles and Commonwealth cemeteries.
(Registered 20 August 2018; updated 30 August 2018)
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