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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

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Day Care 12 Feb 2020

    Tax-Free Childcare is accessible UK-wide. It provides the same level of support to parents - 20% of childcare costs up to a cap of £2000 per child per year - regardless of the region in which they live. Therefore, the spending in Northern Ireland is not pre-allocated and will depend on the uptake of the service in Northern Ireland.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Industry: Scotland 12 Feb 2020

    We are discussing with Cabinet colleagues our next steps regarding the Airbus dispute that has led to tariffs being imposed on a range of UK products. We are urging the US and EU to come to a negotiated settlement as soon as possible, as the best way to resolve this dispute.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Gatwick Express Railway Line 11 Feb 2020

    Network Rail is upgrading Gatwick Airport station to improve passenger experience and provide more reliable journeys for the 20 million passengers who travel to the airport by train every year. The industry is developing a passenger handling plan for the duration of the Gatwick Airport station improvement works. In addition to this, the government has taken action, alongside Govia Thameslink...

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

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)


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 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 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.
  • 75 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rishi Sunak’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 233 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 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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