Kelly Tolhurst

The Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household

Conservative MP for Rochester and Strood


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Kelly Tolhurst’s voting in Parliament

Kelly Tolhurst is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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Last updated: 18 Jan 2021. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Interest Rates 27 Jun 2022

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to help ensure that banks are passing on the interest rate increase to their customers.
  • Migration and Economic Development Partnership with Rwanda 15 Jun 2022

    May I commend my right hon. Friend for her determination to find solutions to the very real problem facing our shores, and for trying to break the model of people smugglers taking advantage of incredibly vulnerable people? Today, I have heard the same old story from Labour: no solutions, not standing up for Britain, and definitely not thinking about what my constituents want. Can she assure...
  • Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill 8 Jun 2022

    I take exception to what the hon. Lady said. How dare she suggest that Government Members are not standing up for their communities when we are quite obviously aggrieved with the allegation that she has just made against a fellow colleague? So yes, we do have a right to chunter at her comments.

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Conservative MP for Rochester and Strood

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Kelly Tolhurst campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Treasury
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Ports: Competition
  • Aviation
  • Ports: Fees and Charges
  • Housing Infrastructure Fund
  • Local Plans

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee of Selection (since 14 Jul 2022)
  • The Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household (since 1 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] Committee (since 9 Feb 2022)
  • Member, Dormant Assets Bill [HL] Committee (since 15 Dec 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (8 Sep 2020 to 16 Jan 2021)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (13 Feb 2020 to 8 Sep 2020)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (19 Jul 2018 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (9 Jan 2018 to 19 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (17 Oct 2016 to 13 Mar 2017)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 7 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2022.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Businessfore
Address of donor: 7 The Vale, London SW3 6AG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 01 November 2021)
Name of donor: Businessfore
Address of donor: 7 The Vale, London SW3 6AG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 01 November 2021)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Skipper UK Ltd, a marine paint distributors and marine surveyors company (see category 8 below). (Registered 03 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated director at Skipper UK Ltd. (Registered 03 June 2015)
Unpaid independent Trustee of the Chatham Maritime Trust, which looks after the former Chatham Dockyard for the benefit of local people and the wider public. (Registered 09 April 2019)

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