Kevin Foster

MP, Torbay

Torbay Conservative

Kevin Foster campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

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Conservative MP for Torbay

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (since 13 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 28 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 7 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (14 Dec 2015 to 12 May 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 175 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Kevin Foster’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 28 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.10% 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.
  • 90 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kevin Foster’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 156 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 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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