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: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 19 Jul 2017

    Our national health service was last week judged the best, safest and most affordable healthcare system—better than that of France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia and New Zealand. Too often in this House, we focus on the negatives. I have heard the Labour party attempt to weaponise the NHS. Will my right hon. Friend—and, I hope, the Leader of the Opposition when...
  • Saudi Arabia: Anticipated Executions 17 Jul 2017

    Can my right hon. Friend confirm that our relationship with Saudi Arabia enables us to raise our human rights concerns? This House should also appreciate that the Government of Saudi Arabia are taking steps to improve their actions on human rights, and particularly to improve the opportunities and rights of women in Saudi Arabian society.
  • Saudi Arabia: Anticipated Executions 17 Jul 2017

    Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker. It has been brought to my attention that in asking a question a moment ago, I perhaps should have drawn the House’s attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests.

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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: 31 Jul 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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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