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Kevin Foster

Conservative - Torbay

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)

(since December 2019)
Kevin Foster is not a member of any APPGs
6 Former APPG memberships
Armed Forces, Armed Forces Covenant, Longevity, Union, Western Rail Link to Heathrow, Working at Height
Assistant Whip
4th Apr 2019 - 16th Dec 2019
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Wales Office)
4th Apr 2019 - 16th Dec 2019
Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office)
4th Apr 2019 - 31st Oct 2019
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
31st Oct 2017 - 24th Apr 2019
Backbench Business Committee
13th Jun 2016 - 3rd May 2017
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
28th Oct 2015 - 3rd May 2017
Public Accounts Committee
7th Jul 2015 - 3rd May 2017
Backbench Business Committee
14th Dec 2015 - 12th May 2016


Department Event
Tuesday 18th May 2021
14:30
Home Office
Third Delegated Legislation Committee - Debate - General Committee
18 May 2021, 2:30 p.m.
The draft Electricity Trading (Development of Technical Procedures) (Day-Ahead Market Timeframe) Regulations 2021
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Department Event
Monday 7th June 2021
14:30
Home Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
7 Jun 2021, 2:30 p.m.
Home Office (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Wednesday 28th April 2021
Immigration
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 357 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 270 Noes - 358
Speeches
Tuesday 27th April 2021
Support for Asylum Seekers

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I thank the hon. Member for Bermondsey and Old …

Written Answers
Monday 1st April 2019
Domestic Abuse
What steps he is taking to tackle domestic abuse.
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Monday 4th July 2016
Animal Fighting (Sentencing) Bill 2016-17
A Bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to increase the sentence available to the court for those convicted …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 10th February 2020
8. Miscellaneous
From 17 January 2020, Vice-Chair of the Torquay Town Deal Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 27 January 2020)
Supported Legislation
Tuesday 14th November 2017
Registration of Marriage (No. 2) Bill 2017-19
A Bill to make provision about the registration of marriages.

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Kevin Foster has voted in 286 divisions, and 1 time against the majority of their Party.

27 Apr 2021 - Delegated Legislation - View Vote Context
Kevin Foster voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 77 Conservative No votes vs 222 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 431 Noes - 89
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party)
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Home Affairs)
(47 debate interactions)
Holly Lynch (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Home Office)
(44 debate interactions)
Kate Green (Labour)
Shadow Secretary of State for Education
(12 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Home Office
(267 debate contributions)
HM Treasury
(3 debate contributions)
Attorney General
(1 debate contributions)
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Torbay Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petitions with highest Torbay signature proportion
Petitions with most Torbay signatures
Kevin Foster has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Kevin Foster

Kevin Foster has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Kevin Foster, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Kevin Foster has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Kevin Foster has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

4 Bills introduced by Kevin Foster


A Bill to make provision about the regulation of small-scale radio multiplex services; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 27th April 2017 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to increase the sentence available to the court for those convicted of a criminal offence related to animal fighting; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 4th July 2016

A Bill to make provision for the enforcement of noise limits for vehicles via automatic monitoring equipment; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 4th July 2016

A Bill to prohibit the use of wild animals in circuses; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 4th July 2016

Kevin Foster has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament