Helen Whately

MP, Faversham and Mid Kent

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Faversham and Mid Kent Conservative

Helen Whately’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Helen Whately sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 17 Oct 2017

    Yesterday’s red skies were a timely reminder of the Russian revolution 100 years ago, which brought such chaos and suffering. In the light of indications that Russia seeks to destabilise western democracies, does the Secretary of State share my concern that Russia’s state broadcaster appeared to be providing a platform to Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party and its campaign to...
  • International Trade: Leaving the EU: Trade Policy 12 Oct 2017

    Could my right hon. Friend advise what steps the Government are taking to ensure that when we leave the EU, businesses do not face a cliff edge for trade with countries that are beyond the EU but covered by trade agreements that the EU has?
  • HGV Driver Regulation 11 Oct 2017

    I congratulate my hon. Friend and constituency neighbour on securing this debate and on making the case so strongly that the problem of lorry parking needs urgently to be addressed, across the country but especially in our area of Kent, for the sake of residents and lorry drivers. We must ensure that the parking of lorries in the right place is effectively enforced, and that has to go hand in...

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Conservative MP for Faversham and Mid Kent

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

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Helen Whately campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Northern Ireland Office
  • Cabinet Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Social Services
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs: Staff
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport: Staff
  • Attorney General: Staff
  • Ministry of Defence: Staff

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Health Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 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: Lady Swire
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Abdul-Majid Jafar
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: PO Box 55937, Riyadh 11544

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, food and transport with a value of £3,187

Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia

Dates of visit: 2-5 April 2017

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding.

(Registered 27 April 2017)

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