A selection of Kevin Foster's votes
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Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2016
Consistently voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2016–2017
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Former Conservative MP for Torbay
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Kevin Foster campaigned to remain in the European Union
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 123 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 — 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 90.36% 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.
- 91 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 190 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)
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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