Kelly Tolhurst

MP, Rochester and Strood

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Rochester and Strood Conservative

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 consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelly Tolhurst consistently 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: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Prime Minister: Engagements 22 Nov 2017

    Given that revised housing proposals would force unprecedented numbers of homes, equivalent to the size of a new town, to be built on what is left of Medway’s green belt, will the Prime Minister assure me and my constituents that the necessary large-scale investment will be made to boost the public service infrastructure, which will have to cope with up to 100,000 more people?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 21 Nov 2017

    In April last year, I had the pleasure of visiting Palestine, but also the sadness of witnessing a young Palestinian boy being tried in an Israeli military court for throwing stones, with no choice of representation and the whole process conducted in Hebrew. We stand up for fairness, so will the Minister tell me whether his Department plans to review the “Children in Military...

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Kelly Tolhurst’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 97.92% 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 17–18 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") 46 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: A C Goatham & Son Ltd
Address of donor: Flanders Farm, Ratcliff, Highway, Hoo. Rochester ME3 8QE

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

Donor status: company, registration 09732369

(Registered 06 July 2017)
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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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