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

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

Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • NHS Staff Pay 21 Mar 2018

    I welcome the proposed pay rise, especially the increase for the lowest paid in the NHS. Nurses at my local hospitals tell me that as well as a pay rise, what they really want is flexibility in relation to things that happen in their lives, so I particularly welcome that aspect of the proposal. Does my right hon. Friend agree that flexibility and investment in training will enable NHS...
  • Health and Social Care: Topical Questions 20 Mar 2018

    May I welcome today’s announcement on a new medical school for Kent? In an area that struggles to attract doctors, this will make a huge difference: it is genuinely a game changer. Will my right hon. Friend congratulate the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University on their successful bid?

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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 for Transport
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Northern Ireland Office
  • Social Services
  • Meningitis: Health Education
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport: Staff
  • Attorney General: Staff
  • Ministry of Defence: Staff

Other offices held in the past

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Mar 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: 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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