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Alex Chalk

Assistant Whip

Conservative MP for Cheltenham


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Alex Chalk’s voting in Parliament

Alex Chalk is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Alex Chalk sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Alex Chalk voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Alex Chalk voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Alex Chalk has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Business: Fraud 26 Feb 2020

    The Government is considering the case for reforming the law on corporate criminal liability for economic crime and will publish a response to the Call for Evidence in due course.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Debt Collection 26 Feb 2020

    In a Written Ministerial Statement on enforcement agent (bailiff) reform made to Parliament on 22 July 2019, the Government set out its initial response to the call for evidence which closed in February 2019.We have continued to engage with stakeholders in order to finalise our response. We plan to respond to the call for evidence in full in due course.
  • Ministry of Justice: Early Legal Advice 25 Feb 2020

    In a nation of laws, access to justice is a fundamental right. Legal aid for early legal advice remains available in many areas, such as for asylum cases. In addition, legal aid is available under the exceptional case funding scheme in any matter where failure to provide it would breach or risk breaching someone’s rights under the European convention.

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Conservative MP for Cheltenham

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

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Topics of interest

Alex Chalk campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Stalking
  • Roads: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Children: Maintenance
  • General Practitioners: Insurance
  • Prisoner Escorts: Contracts

Currently held offices

  • Assistant Whip (since 13 Feb 2020)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (since 13 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 21 Jan 2019)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

  • Has spoken in 119 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Alex Chalk’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 43 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high 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)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 140 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alex Chalk’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 257 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the Crown Prosecution Service, 4-5 South Parade, Wakefield WF1 1LR, for legal services:
29 April 2019, received £378. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 09 May 2019)
30 August 2019, received £618. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 26 September 2019)
24 September 2019, received £770. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 14 October 2019)
26 September 2019, received £560. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 21 October 2019)
12 December 2019, received of £1,178. Hours: 11 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: John A S Nash
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 August 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Shepherds Bush: (i) and (ii). (Registered 21 May 2015)
A third share of a cottage in Gloucestershire: (i) and (ii). (Registered 21 May 2015)
A third share of a flat in France: (i) and (ii). (Registered 21 May 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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