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

  • BHS: Industrial Strategy 20 Oct 2016

    It is good to serve under your chairmanship again, Mr Deputy Speaker. It is also good to follow the hon. Member for Wycombe (Mr Baker), because his was a very different speech from the one that I intend to make. I hope that the two will prove complementary in some way. I begin by thanking the hon. Member for Warwick and Leamington (Chris White). It was good of him to initiate the debate,...
  • BHS: Industrial Strategy 20 Oct 2016

    I am sure the hon. Gentleman would agree that we would both want the Government to do more of the right things. So why do I not have a stab at spelling out what the right things are? There needs to be a focus on what businesses that create growth and quality jobs and generate tax want. What do they need in order to support their business? Many do not need any help from Government, but all are...
  • BHS: Industrial Strategy 20 Oct 2016

    I beg the Minister’s pardon. I apologise. I am grateful that the Minister is here. He is split between Departments and can perhaps answer on this cross-cutting part of his brief. Skills are the issue that one comes across from every business. Unfortunately, responsibility has moved from the Business Department to Education. Is it conceivable that that could mean that business will have...

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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 Work and Pensions
  • Apprentices: Taxation
  • Apprentices
  • Railways: South East
  • Railways: Tickets
  • Higher Education: Admissions

Currently held offices

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Peter Kyle’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 179 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") 39 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: UK China Forum Ltd
Address of donor: 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return (premium) economy class air ticket to Beijing and return from Shanghai, £2,117.09, two nights' hotel accommodation in both Beijing and Shanghai, £560 (£140 per night); total £2,677.09

Destination of visit: Beijing and Shanghai

Date of visit: 16-19 November 2015

Purpose of visit: Cross-party Parliamentary visit to attend the 2015 UK-China Leadership Forum organised by the Great Britain China Centre, UK China Forum Ltd and the International Department of the ruling Chinese party, and supported by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, to discuss how to develop UK-China relations following the State Visit to the UK by President Xi Jinping.

(Registered 09 December 2015)
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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