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A selection of Seema Kennedy’s votes
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Voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016.
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2016.
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2016–2019.
Voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016.
Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
17 votes for, 54 votes against, 6 absences, between 2016–2019.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Seema Kennedy’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Seema Kennedy’s full vote analysis page for more.
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. As this is my first and last point of order, may I seek your guidance? Is it in order for me to record my thanks to my constituents and volunteers in South Ribble, my friends and family, my wonderful teams here in Westminster and in Longton, the many fine civil servants I have served with in three Departments and the staff of the House? Is it also in...
Income from passport services are published within the Home Office Annual Report and Accounts which are laid in the House every year pre-summer recess. Please see the attached links for previous four financial years. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/ system/uploads/attachment_data/file/807126/6.5571_HO_Annual_ Report_201920_WEB.PDF ...
There has been significant outreach and communication activities to reach those most likely to have been affected by the issues around Windrush. To reach international audiences, a High Commissioners event was hosted by the former Immigration Minister to further raise awareness, and working with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, a briefing was provided to embassies to inform local...
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Former Conservative MP for South Ribble
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Seema Kennedy campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Energy and Climate Change
- Department for Business
- Innovation and Skills
- Ministry of Justice
- Drinking Water: Contamination
- Ilois: Resettlement
- Skilled Workers: Vacancies
- Children: Custody
- Loneliness: Older People
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (27 Jul 2019 to 12 Dec 2019)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care (4 Apr 2019 to 27 Jul 2019)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
Tustin Developments Ltd, Red Scar Business Park, Longridge Road, Preston PR2 5NE. Until further notice, paid £624 per month for management duties, with the benefit of a car valued at £2,764 per annum, and two phones with an approximate total value of £500 per annum. Hours: 4 hrs per month. (Registered 3 June 2015; updated 9 December 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Tustin Developments Ltd
Address of donor: Tustin House, Red Scar Business Park, Longridge Road, Preston PR2 5NE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500 notional value of rent per annum, starting from 1 August 2014 and expected to continue until 2020.
Date received: 1 August 2014
Date accepted: 1 August 2014
Donor status: company, registration 01894292
(Registered 03 June 2015)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Hertfordshire, owned jointly with a family member: (i). (Registered 03 June 2015)
House in Lancashire, owned jointly with a family member: (i). (Registered 03 June 2015)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
From 6 December 2016, Tustin Developments Ltd; property development and investment. (Registered 30 March 2017)
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