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 voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Helen Whately 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 Helen Whately’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Helen Whately’s full vote analysis page for more.

Helen Whately has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Scallop Fishing: Bay of Seine: Proxy Voting 13 Sep 2018

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Glasgow Central (Alison Thewliss), although I do not agree with her about electronic voting. However, I do agree with her on one point. I have lost track of the number of occasions when people have asked me, “How do you cope being a Member of Parliament with three children?” In fact, that was once said to me when I was standing next...
  • Scallop Fishing: Bay of Seine: Proxy Voting 13 Sep 2018

    I think that each Member should probably make his or her own judgment on whether to do as the Whip says, but I think it would be better to have a system whereby Members can be confident that they can be where they need to be for the birth of a child, without worrying about whether they will have the Whip’s support for whatever else they might want to do when they come back after...
  • International Trade: Export Strategy 13 Sep 2018

    What progress the Government has made on implementing its export strategy.

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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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Topics of interest

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

  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Mental Illness: Surveys
  • Social Services
  • Meningitis: Health Education
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport: Staff
  • Attorney General: Staff

Other offices held in the past

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.


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