Rishi Sunak

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

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Richmond (Yorks) Conservative

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:

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

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

Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Wolverhampton City Council: Local Government Finance 23 Feb 2018

    The 2018-19 local government finance settlement confirms that Wolverhampton will have access to £221.4 million in Core Spending Power - an increase of 1.8 per cent from 2017-18. Wolverhampton has core spending power per dwelling of £2,029 compared to an average for Metropolitan Districts of £1,786. Wolverhampton is also part of the West Midlands Combined Authority and is a 100...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Carillion 23 Feb 2018

    The Department continues to work in partnership with the Local Government Association to closely monitor the situation. We remain in close contact with the relevant councils, and have confidence that authorities will continue to manage the situation and ensure that public services continue to be delivered with minimal disruption.
  • Disabled People and Economic Growth: City of London Corporation: Pensions 22 Feb 2018

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Vauxhall (Kate Hoey) on securing this debate. I had the pleasure of fighting alongside her in the referendum campaign, and I can see that she has for many years applied the same tireless and tenacious campaigning instincts to this case on behalf of her constituent, and I commend her for those efforts. I particularly welcome the chance to respond to the...

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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 Communities and Local Government
  • Ministry of Defence
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Education
  • Maternity Services
  • Catterick Barracks
  • Community Care
  • Business: Government Assistance
  • Schools: Vocational Guidance

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 8 Feb 2018)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 9 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Rishi Sunak’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.97% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 58 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rishi Sunak’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 76 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2018.

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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