Rishi Sunak

MP, Richmond (Yorks)

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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: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Universal Credit Roll-Out 18 Oct 2017

    I believe our welfare system should do three simple things. It must be compassionate to those who need our help, it must be effective in getting them the help they need, and it needs to be fair to those who pay for it. Simply put, universal credit is a rare example of a policy that delivers on all three counts. To start with compassion, rather than recipients having to make calls to up to...
  • Universal Credit Roll-Out 18 Oct 2017

    I am sure that the hon. Lady was here and heard the Secretary of State make the point that the calls that have been made were all to local rate numbers. It is not right to say that they were premium rate numbers. As of today, those calls have been made free for all claimants, although they were offered the opportunity to be called back for free if the call charge was difficult. I am aware...
  • Universal Credit Roll-Out 18 Oct 2017

    I cannot say that I recognise that figure, because £700 million more was made available in the last set of universal credit reforms, all of which was directed at the most vulnerable in our society.

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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

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

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  • Has spoken in 29 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 95.83% 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") 39 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

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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