Kelly Tolhurst

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Conservative MP for Rochester and Strood

@kellytolhurst https://facebook.com/rochesterandstroodkelly

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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Kelly Tolhurst’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Kelly Tolhurst’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

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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
  • Railways: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Housing: Environment Protection
  • Schools: Admissions
  • Energy: Meters

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 8 Sep 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 14 Sep 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Richard Irwin Harrington
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Denstone Rd, Rocester ST14 5JP

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

Donor status: company, registration 00561597

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Tide Construction Ltd
Address of donor: IMS Solby Ltd, 62-64 Baker St, London W1U 7DF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 08656212

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: A C Goatham & Son
Address of donor: Flanders Farm, Ratcliffe Highway, Hoo ME3 8QE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500

Donor status: company, registration 09732369

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Interpub Ltd
Address of donor: 1D Colet Gardens, London W14 9DH

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

Donor status: company, registration 01327896

(Registered 10 January 2020)
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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