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 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

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Grenfell Tower Fire/Fire Safety 26 Jun 2017

    I welcome the rapid pace of testing of the cladding. It is shocking to hear that so many tower blocks are unsafe. We have heard about the situation in Camden, where tower blocks are being evacuated. Does my right hon. Friend expect other councils to manage evacuations of tower blocks?
  • Notices of Questions (28 June): Kent & Canterbury Hospital 22 Jun 2017

    My hon. Friend mentions that there is monitoring of the provision of care for the services that have been moved to William Harvey and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother hospitals. May I ask him to take a personal interest in that monitoring? I have heard reports from staff who are really worried about how care is being provided following the transfer of the services. They are very concerned...
  • Notices of Questions (28 June): Kent & Canterbury Hospital 22 Jun 2017

    It needs to come from the top that, when a bid is put forward that makes the case for significant investment, capital will be forthcoming. That message is currently not coming through and it is deterring people from making that case. It needs to shift.

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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

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: 2 May 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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