Rishi Sunak

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

Conservative MP for Richmond (Yorks)


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Rishi Sunak’s voting in Parliament

Rishi Sunak is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Rishi Sunak sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

We have lots more plain English analysis of Rishi Sunak’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Rishi Sunak’s full vote analysis page for more.

Rishi Sunak has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Update on the UK Infrastructure Bank 17 Jun 2021

    The UK Infrastructure Bank has begun operating in an interim form and is open for business. The Bank, owned and backed by the taxpayer, will support and enable private and public investment in infrastructure, with core objectives to help tackle climate change, particularly meeting our net zero emissions target by 2050, and to support regional and local economic growth. The Government and the...
  • Debate on the Address: Better Jobs and a Fair Deal at Work 12 May 2021

    I am pleased to speak today in support of the Queen’s Speech and the measures it contains to make the United Kingdom stronger, healthier and more prosperous than before. Let me first warmly congratulate and welcome the hon. Member for Leeds West (Rachel Reeves) to her new position on the shadow Front Bench. Her predecessor and I often had robust debates, but always in the right spirit, and...
  • Debate on the Address: Better Jobs and a Fair Deal at Work 12 May 2021

    The Government and I strongly believe that firing and rehiring should not be used as a negotiating tactic by companies; that is absolutely right. The hon. Gentleman will know that the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has asked ACAS to look into this matter. It is currently doing so, and we await its findings.

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Conservative MP for Richmond (Yorks)

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

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Topics of interest

Rishi Sunak campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • HM Treasury
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Catterick Barracks
  • Economic Situation: North of England
  • Community Care
  • Schools: Vocational Guidance
  • Business: Government Assistance

Currently held offices

  • The Chancellor of the Exchequer (since 13 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (24 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (8 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (9 Jan 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Jun 2021.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015)

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