Kevin Foster

Assistant Whip

Conservative MP for Torbay


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 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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Kevin Foster’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Kevin Foster’s full vote analysis page for more.

Kevin Foster has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 15 Oct 2019

    Welsh Affairs: City Deals and Growth Deals in Wales. 2:15 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales Kevin Foster MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales
  • Tata Steelworks: Newport 8 Oct 2019

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hanson. I congratulate the hon. Member for Newport East (Jessica Morden) on securing this debate, which has given us the opportunity to come together to discuss a topic that is important not just for Newport but for the whole of Wales. She has always been, and was today, an energetic and passionate advocate for her constituents and those...
  • Tata Steelworks: Newport 8 Oct 2019

    I will pass on the strong demand that the hon. Member for Newport East has made for the council to meet. In terms of what I can offer, and the direct request for meetings with Ministers about the Orb plant, I am more than happy to arrange to do that. That was the second part of her request. Although there are considerable challenges, we believe there remain great opportunities for the...

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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
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Junior Doctors: Pay
  • Consultants: Pay
  • Gender Recognition
  • Whales: Iceland
  • Cross Country Rail Franchise

Currently held offices

  • Assistant Whip (since 4 Apr 2019)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (since 4 Apr 2019)
  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (since 4 Apr 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

8. Miscellaneous
9 January 2019, received two first class train tickets from Great Western Railway (GWR), with a value of £480, to donate to a worthy cause in my constituency. (Registered 18 February 2019)

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