Peter Kyle

MP, Hove

Hove Labour

Peter Kyle campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Peter Kyle’s voting in Parliament

Peter Kyle is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Peter Kyle sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Peter Kyle generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Kashmir: Holocaust Memorial Day 19 Jan 2017

    It is the first occasion in my short time in the Commons that I have agreed with every single word that has been spoken by Members of all parties, and it was a privilege to be here for that. I would like to single out one or two Members. The right hon. Member for Brentwood and Ongar (Sir Eric Pickles) and my hon. Friend the Member for Liverpool, Riverside (Mrs Ellman) spoke with steely...
  • Kashmir: Holocaust Memorial Day 19 Jan 2017

    I beg to move, That this House has considered Holocaust Memorial Day 2017. Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker. I will try not to rush my speech after that introduction. Let me start by thanking the hon. Members who supported me in the application for this debate, the Backbench Business Committee for allowing it and all the Members, from both sides of the House, who are participating today....
  • Kashmir: Holocaust Memorial Day 19 Jan 2017

    I am extremely grateful for that intervention, and in a few minutes I will very much echo my hon. Friend’s sentiments. I will carry on with my speech and not take any more interventions, as we can see the ferocity with which Madam Deputy Speaker is clearly encouraging us to make progress. I will get through my speech and allow others to speak. The theme of this year’s Holocaust...

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Labour MP for Hove

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Apprentices: Taxation
  • Apprentices
  • Railways: South East
  • Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund
  • Railways: Tickets

Currently held offices

  • Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (since 17 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Peter Kyle’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 134 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 47 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Susan Ruddick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 17 June 2016

Date accepted: 17 June 2016

Donor status: private

(Registered 05 July 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Fat Sand Ltd, a film production company. (Registered 08 June 2015)
Progression Ltd, Sporting Video Company. (Registered 08 June 2015)
From 3 November 2015, The Argument Ltd, a journal. (Registered 15 December 2015)

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