Alex Chalk

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 against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Alex Chalk 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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Alex Chalk has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House (Today): No Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government 16 Jan 2019

    Many people ask me—and, I dare say, every Member of Parliament—“Why on earth would you go into politics?” They ask it particularly at times like this, but I know the answer, and I know the answer as a Conservative. I went into politics because I believe to my bones in social mobility. Let me make it crystal clear that I expect there are Members throughout the House who believe in...
  • UN Climate Change Conference: Government Response 16 Jan 2019

    I entirely agree with the hon. Lady, but of course all nations, including this one, must do their bit to meet climate change. It is also important, however, not to run this country down. Is it not right to say that coal production and use is rising in India, Russia and Vietnam, but this country will phase it out by 2024? Is that not something to celebrate?
  • Business of the House (Today): No Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government 16 Jan 2019

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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
  • Department of Health
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • Stalking
  • Roads: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Extended Schools
  • Children: Maintenance
  • General Practitioners: Insurance

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 147 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Alex Chalk’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 69 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.92% 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.
  • 143 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alex Chalk’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 197 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the Crown Prosecution Service, 4-5 South Parade, Wakefield WF1 1LR, for legal services:
22 March 2018, received £284.70. Hours: none since my election to the House. (Registered 27 March 2018)
13 April 2018, received £402. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 April 2018)
17 August 2018, received £840. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 07 September 2018)
13 September 2018, received £13,299.17. Hours: 60 hrs. (Registered 25 September 2018)
27 September 2018, received £1,162. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 23 October 2018)
2 October 2018, received £392. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 23 October 2018)
5 November 2018, received £600. Hours: 6.25 hrs. (Registered 29 November 2018)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Desiree Bailey
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,853.74

Donor status: individual (bequest)

(Registered 10 October 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI Ltd) (2) Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: (1) PO Box 72288, London, SW1P 9LB (2) 9 Yitzhak Rabin Blvd., Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 9103001

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Air travel, accommodation and hospitality with a value of £1,500 (2) Bus travel and airport VIP service with a value of £300

Destination of visit: Israel

Dates of visit: 27 – 29 May 2018

Purpose of visit: Trade delegation to CyberSpark Cyber Innovation Centre in Beer Sheva.

(Registered 12 June 2018)
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)
From 6 May 2016 until 19 February 2018, a third share of a house in Gloucestershire: (i). (Registered 11 May 2016; updated 06 March 2018)

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