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Kwasi Kwarteng

Conservative MP for Spelthorne (6 May 2010 – current)

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Written Answers — Treasury: Visits Abroad: Costs (20 Oct 2022)

Felicity Buchan: (a) The costs for the former Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng’s travel to Washington DC for IMF Annual Meetings was £8,533.56. (b) The costs for the former Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng’s one special advisor travel to Washington DC was £4,459.56. (c) The costs for the four civil servants that accompanied the former Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, to Washington DC was £17,746.58

Written Answers — Treasury: Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation (10 Sep 2012)

Kwasi Kwarteng: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when the Equitable Life Payment Scheme will respond to the letter from the hon. Member for Spelthorne (Kwasi Kwarteng) of 10 May 2012 on behalf of a constituent with an outstanding case.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Budget Deficit (8 Jun 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: What steps his Department is taking to reduce the level of the budget deficit.

UK Policy on the Middle East: Emerging Economies (14 Jun 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: That is the whole point-that happened because of grade inflation. The results reached a high every year for 13 years. One must conclude that either students are getting much cleverer or exams are getting easier. You take your choice. [Interruption.]

Opposition Day — [1st allotted day]: Industry (Government Support) (16 Jun 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: With respect, the idea that, somehow, our wealth was purely predicated on Government spending is exactly the principle that Conservative Members have problems with.

Building a High-Skilled Economy (17 Jun 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: In a debate that took place yesterday, the Minister for Universities and Science pointed out that manufacturing had collapsed even further under the Labour Government than under 18 years of the Conservative Government. I quote from memory, but it went from some 22% to 18% of GDP between 1979 and 1997, and had decreased to some 11% by 2009.

Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee: Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation (22 Jun 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: What does the hon. Lady think about the sovereign debt crisis in Greece, to which my right hon. Friend the Chancellor referred in his Budget statement?

Ways and Means: Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Capital Gains Tax (Rates) (24 Jun 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: What does the right hon. Gentleman think about the remarks written down by his party's former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, the right hon. Member for Birmingham, Hodge Hill (Mr Byrne), who said, I believe, "There is no more money"?

Capital Gains Tax (Rates) (28 Jun 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: To what degree does the right hon. Lady believe that the previous Labour Government were responsible for the massive budget deficit that we face?

Finance Bill: Clause 1 — Main rate of corporation tax for financial year 2011 (12 Jul 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: Will the hon. Gentleman clarify his basic position? Does he believe that in principle corporations ought to pay more tax than they are paying already?

Committees: Transport (12 Jul 2010)

That Angie Bray, Lilian Greenwood, Mr Tom Harris, Kelvin Hopkins, Kwasi Kwarteng, Mr John Leech, Paul Maynard, Angela Smith, Iain Stewart and Julian Sturdy be members of the Transport Committee.

Academies Bill [ Lords ] (19 Jul 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: Does the hon. Gentleman believe that the content of the Bill differs significantly from legislation produced and speeches made by the former Prime Minister, the former Member for Sedgefield?

Consolidated Fund (Apppropriation) Bill: Finance Bill (20 Jul 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: Those of us who have looked at bond yields will have noticed that the tightening-as it called-of British bonds actually happened in April. That happened as a consequence of the markets being sure that the Labour Government would be voted out, as everyone in the City has mentioned.

Freedom of Information (Amendment): Superannuation Bill (7 Sep 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: I am unclear about the hon. Gentleman's position on the status quo. Does he believe that the system is sustainable at current levels, given the economic climate?

Bill Presented: Draft EU Budget 2011 (13 Oct 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: Many Conservative Members would broadly agree with my hon. Friend's sentiments; I do not believe there is much division among us on the matter. What practical steps does he think Her Majesty's Government can take to stop the grotesque expansion in the budget?

Comprehensive Spending Review (28 Oct 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: What does the hon. Lady think was the reason behind our deficit being worse than that of every other country in the G20?

Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Housing Benefit (9 Nov 2010)

Kwasi Kwarteng: I am grateful to the hon. Lady for giving way. The House is unclear about Labour's position on the cap. Labour Members have accepted that there is a need for public spending restraint, but Government Members want to know whether they think the cap is fair or not.

European Union Bill (Programme)(No. 2): Clause 1 — Interpretation of Part 1 (24 Jan 2011)

Kwasi Kwarteng: The hon. Gentleman's comments seem to be a diatribe against all referendums anywhere and are not specific to the Bill. Of course a referendum is populist; it is the most direct form of gauging the popular will. The approach of his argument seems a complete waste of time.

European Union Document: Clause 7 — Decisions requiring approval by Act (26 Jan 2011)

Kwasi Kwarteng: I will have my say-don't worry.

Written Answers — Justice: Courts: Translation Services (27 Jan 2011)

Kwasi Kwarteng: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps he is taking to minimise the cost of interpretation in the court system.

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