Kemi Badenoch

Secretary of State for Business and Trade

Conservative MP for Saffron Walden


Kemi Badenoch’s voting in Parliament

Kemi Badenoch is a Conservative MP, but has changed parties or become independent.

Compared to their original party (conservative), for the vast majority of issues they have voted in the same way as other conservative MPs.

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Last updated: 17 Jan 2024. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Post Office Governance and Horizon Compensation Schemes 19 Feb 2024

    I welcome the tone that the shadow Front-Bench spokesman has taken. There is often a tendency for political point scoring, but I think we both agree that this is very much about the postmasters. That is why I ensured that I was at the Dispatch Box: so that people would know the truth. That is what builds trust. The shadow Minister asked whether I would categorically state that no instruction...
  • Post Office Governance and Horizon Compensation Schemes 19 Feb 2024

    I pay tribute to my hon. Friend for all his fantastic work as the postal affairs Minister, and I can confirm that. My officials have looked through all the correspondence, and all the minutes of the conversations that Mr Staunton had with the Department. They found absolutely nothing, and he did not raise the matter in his call with me. If it were something that officials had said to him,...
  • Post Office Governance and Horizon Compensation Schemes 19 Feb 2024

    The hon. Lady asks multiple questions. The first is about a letter written by Nick Read, Post Office’s chief executive, to the Justice Secretary. What I can say is that UKGI and Post Office Ltd have both vehemently denied that Nick Read was put under any pressure to write the letter she refers to. On the risks of making a decision on blanket exoneration, the postal affairs Minister, my...

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Conservative MP for Saffron Walden

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Home Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Refugees: Employment
  • European Research Council
  • Housing: Rural Areas
  • Dormant Assets Commission
  • Social Services: VAT

Currently held offices

  • Secretary of State for Business and Trade (since 7 Feb 2023)
  • President of the Board of Trade (since 7 Feb 2023)
  • Minister for Women and Equalities (since 25 Oct 2022)
  • Minister for Women and Equalities (since 25 Oct 2022)
  • Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 16 Sep 2021)
  • Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (since 16 Sep 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade ( 6 Sep 2022 to 7 Feb 2023)
  • Member, Local Government (Disqualification) Bill Committee (24 Nov 2021 to 1 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission ( 4 Nov 2021 to 6 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Elections Bill Committee (22 Sep 2021 to 26 Oct 2021)
  • Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (jointly with Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities) (16 Sep 2021 to 6 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 30 Nov 2021)
  • Minister for Equalities (14 Feb 2020 to 6 Jul 2022)
  • The Exchequer Secretary (13 Feb 2020 to 15 Sep 2021)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (27 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party ( 8 Jan 2018 to 27 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee ( 1 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Justice Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 15 Jul 2019)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Feb 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Global Media and Entertainment Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets with hospitality for the Jingle Bell Ball, value £800
Date received: 9 December 2023
Date accepted: 9 December 2023
Donor status: company, registration 06251684
(Registered 28 December 2023)

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