Kevin Foster

MP, Torbay

Torbay Conservative

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.

However, Kevin Foster sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Kevin Foster consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kevin Foster consistently 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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Kevin Foster has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Summer Adjournment 20 Jul 2017

    It is a pleasure to be called to speak in this debate. One person who must be looking forward to the recess is the speech writer of the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon), who is sadly no longer in his place, given the number of contributions that the hon. Gentleman makes in Parliament. He is probably busy writing an intervention for tonight’s Adjournment debate. It was certainly...
  • Contaminated Blood 20 Jul 2017

    I warmly welcome the fact that the inquiry is now happening, and that the Government made the decision to undertake it, given the decades that have gone past since this issue first came up and the scandal occurred. Will the Minister reassure the victims that, in terms of any judicial involvement, which is almost certain in this case, the identity of the judge concerned will be selected by the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee: Emergency Proxy Voting 20 Jul 2017

    What assessment the commission has made of the suitability of the rules on emergency proxy vote applications for people who have suffered a family bereavement.

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Conservative MP for Torbay

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Kevin Foster campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Culture Media and Sport
  • Junior Doctors: Pay
  • Broadband: Torbay
  • Railways: South West
  • Cross Country Rail Franchise
  • Junior Doctors: Working Hours

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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 126 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Kevin Foster’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 33 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% 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.
  • 94 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kevin Foster’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 197 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: c/o Munslows, New Penderal House, 283-8 High Holborn, London WC1V 7H

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 towards my campaign fund

Donor status: members' association

(Registered 02 May 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: International Fund for Animal Welfare
Address of donor: 87-90 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7UD

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, food and incidentals with a value of £1,580.39

Destination of visit: Iceland

Date of visit: 14-17 August 2016

Purpose of visit: with MPs from other parties, to be briefed on whaling.

(Registered 14 September 2016)

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