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 voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Rishi Sunak 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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Rishi Sunak has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 8 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Planning: Local Communities 23 May 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Owen. I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Loughborough (Nicky Morgan) on securing this important debate. I am delighted to respond to the points that she has raised, although I have to gently say that I thank her for the unintended promotion—I am but the Local Government Minister, not the Minister for Housing and...
  • Planning: Local Communities 23 May 2018

    My right hon. Friend understands the power of enterprise and makes her point well. I shall ensure that my right hon. Friend the Member for West Dorset is aware of her point. It would be wrong for me to prejudge the final conclusion of his report, but she highlights a point of interest and I am sure that it will be taken into consideration in his deliberations. I am delighted that we were...
  • Planning: Local Communities 23 May 2018

    I applaud the work in support of local democracy not only of my fantastic PPS, but of my hon. Friend the Member for North Cornwall. Indeed, it was a pleasure to attend the conference for star councils held by the National Association of Local Councils, which highlights the important work of parish councils. I am happy to look into the matter he raises, but he will forgive me for not giving a...

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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 37 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Rishi Sunak’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.12% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 112 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 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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