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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:

  • 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

  • Treasury: Local Transport Infrastructure 24 Mar 2020

    The Government are committed to improving the vital transport links that people rely on every day. That is why in the Budget we announced a £500 million a year fund for potholes, confirmed £1 billion for shovel-ready local transport schemes through the transforming cities fund, and set out the Government’s intention to agree long-term intra-city transport settlements worth more than £4...
  • Treasury: Local Transport Infrastructure 24 Mar 2020

    My hon. Friend is absolutely right about the impact on hotel and hospitality businesses in particular. I hope he welcomes the significant cash grant support and business rates holidays for those businesses. With regard to his rail line, he is absolutely right about the importance of such links, which is why we set up a £500 million Beeching cuts reversal fund. I know the Department for...
  • Treasury: Local Transport Infrastructure 24 Mar 2020

    I pay tribute to my hon. Friend for the work he does championing improved accessibility for his disabled constituents, which is why in the Budget we announced £50 million to remodel 12 stations. I spoke to the Secretary of State for Transport this morning about Burnley Manchester Road station, and he is happy to take a call from my hon. Friend.

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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
  • Schools: Vocational Guidance
  • Catterick Barracks
  • Business: Government Assistance
  • Maternity Services
  • Economic Situation: North of England

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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 19 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 90.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 78 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rishi Sunak’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 275 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2020.

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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