Kelly Tolhurst

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

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.

However, Kelly Tolhurst sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

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Kelly Tolhurst has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 19 Nov 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 18 Dec 2018

    Environmental Audit: Sustainability of the fashion industry. 10:15 am; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Victoria Atkins MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Women), Home Office Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment, Defra Kelly Tolhurst MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility,...
  • Rural Post Offices 13 Dec 2018

    I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for St Ives (Derek Thomas) on securing this important debate. He has been a passionate advocate for post office services in his constituency. We have spoken at great length about the post office network and have another meeting booked in for the new year. As he outlined, he has also met Lord Gardiner to discuss this topic. One of the best things about...
  • Rural Post Offices 13 Dec 2018

    I thank my hon. Friend for his point. He is right in what he says and I recognise that. I was going to come on to this later, but I will respond directly to his point now. The Government are the sole shareholder in the Post Office. It is right that we work with the Post Office, challenging it where necessary, and with constituency MPs and the community to make sure that we can deliver the...

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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
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • HM Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Aviation
  • Housing: Environment Protection
  • Railways: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Energy: Meters
  • Schools: Admissions

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 19 Jul 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Dec 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket to the National Television Awards, including food and drink, value £1,075

Date received: 23 January 2018

Date accepted: 23 January 2018

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 25 January 2018)
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)
Unremunerated contact supervisor/independent visitor to looked after children (LAC) for SFS Northfleet, a fostering charity. (Registered 03 June 2015)
Councillor, Rochester West Medway Council. Since my election to Parliament I draw no allowances. (Registered 23 June 2015)

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