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Rishi Sunak

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

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:

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Coastal Erosion: Fairbourne 23 Jan 2020

    Treasury Ministers and officials have regular discussions with all of the devolved administrations on matters of importance to the economy across the UK, including Environment policy. Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management policy is devolved. It is for the devolved administrations to set their own priorities and determine the allocation of funds as they choose.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Capital Investment: Northern Ireland 23 Jan 2020

    I and my officials engage on a regular basis with the Scottish and Welsh Governments on their funding settlements. The New Decade, New Approach financial agreement recognises the unique circumstances faced in Northern Ireland. The Scottish and Welsh Governments will both benefit from Barnett consequentials as a result of the decisions that Chancellor will take on devolved matters in England...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Living Wage 22 Jan 2020

    Spending Round 2019 delivered the fastest planned increase in day-to-day departmental spending in 15 years. Resource spending is set to rise by 4.1% in real terms from 2019-20 to 2020-21. As usual, departments are responsible for managing changes to pay. Where this policy change might have cost implications in years beyond 2020-21, these should be incorporated into departments’ workforce...

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

Currently held offices

  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (since 24 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)


Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

  • Has spoken in 21 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 76 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rishi Sunak’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 229 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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