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.
This is a random selection of Kevin Foster’s votes.
Consistently voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2015–2016.
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2020.
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
18 votes for, 69 votes against, 4 absences, between 2016–2022.
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2016–2020.
Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2016–2021.
Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2016–2020.
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Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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As always, Mr Hollobone, it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Congleton (Fiona Bruce) on securing this debate from the Backbench Business Committee. She has devoted much of her time in Parliament to speaking out on behalf of those who dare not whisper their faith even to their closest family for fear of losing their home, their job...
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Fovargue, and an equal pleasure to congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Aberconwy (Robin Millar) on securing the debate. My constituency, like his, is reliant on and very much defined by the tourism sector. Tourism is an iconic part of Torbay’s economy; we are called the English riviera for a reason. It is certainly safe to say...
I could not agree more. My right hon. Friend is absolutely right to say that for some businesses there is an option not only to be a consumer of electricity but to become a generator. One business that responded to my survey said that it wanted to look at solar, but it got turned down for planning permission by the then Lib Dem-independent coalition-run council. Some businesses say that there...
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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
- Home Office
- Department for Transport
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Junior Doctors: Pay
- Members: Correspondence
- Gender Recognition
- Whales: Iceland
- Broadband: Torbay
Currently held offices
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (since 8 Nov 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill Committee (18 Jan 2023 to 25 Jan 2023)
- Member, Shark Fins Bill Committee (16 Nov 2022 to 16 Nov 2022)
- Minister of State (Department for Transport) ( 7 Sep 2022 to 26 Oct 2022)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (16 Dec 2019 to 7 Sep 2022)
- Assistant Whip ( 4 Apr 2019 to 16 Dec 2019)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales ( 4 Apr 2019 to 16 Dec 2019)
- The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office ( 4 Apr 2019 to 31 Oct 2019)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Oct 2017 to 24 Apr 2019)
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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