Helen Whately

MP, Faversham and Mid Kent

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 for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Helen Whately consistently voted against an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Domestic Students of Medicine 21 Mar 2017

    Does my right hon. Friend agree that Kent, with its excellent academic institutions and strong life sciences sector, would be an ideal location for a new medical school, and will he support emerging plans to establish one?
  • Budget Resolutions - Amendment of the Law 14 Mar 2017

    A few weeks ago I joined a Faversham care worker, Kim, on her rounds. When I joined her at 7.30 in the morning, she had already started washing her first client. That lovely lady needed Kim’s help to get up, get washed and dressed, and have breakfast. So many of us take such things for granted, but there is a time in life when people need help, especially if they suffer from...
  • Beer Duty — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 7 Mar 2017

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Roger. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Gower (Byron Davies) on securing the debate and my hon. Friend the Member for St Austell and Newquay (Steve Double) on his impressive opening speech, particularly given that he was a substitute. He covered an enormous amount of ground and made important points. This debate is an...

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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 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Health Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PO Box 55937, Riyadh 11544

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a total value of £3,717

Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia

Date of visit: 3-6 April 2016

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding

(Registered 13 April 2016)

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