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Kemi Badenoch

Conservative - Saffron Walden

Minister for Equalities

(since February 2020)

Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (jointly with Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

(since September 2021)
Kemi Badenoch is not a member of any APPGs
4 Former APPG memberships
Blockchain, Challenger Banks and Building Societies, Innovation Corridor, Women in Parliament
Exchequer Secretary (HM Treasury)
13th Feb 2020 - 16th Sep 2021
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education)
27th Jul 2019 - 13th Feb 2020
Standing Orders
1st Nov 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
Vice-Chair, Conservative Party
8th Jan 2018 - 27th Jul 2019
Justice Committee
11th Sep 2017 - 15th Jul 2019


Select Committee Meeting
Thursday 28th October 2021
09:30
Public Accounts Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: Underpayments of the State Pension
28 Oct 2021, 9:30 a.m.
At 10.00am: Oral evidence
Peter Schofield - Permanent Secretary at Department for Work & Pensions
Amanda Reynolds - Director General for Service Excellence at Department for Work & Pensions
Cathy Payne - Deputy Director for State Pensions and Service Excellence at Department for Work & Pensions
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Select Committee Meeting
Thursday 28th October 2021
11:30
Elections Bill - Debate
Subject: Further to consider the Bill
28 Oct 2021, 11:30 a.m. View calendar
Select Committee Meeting
Thursday 28th October 2021
14:00
Elections Bill - Debate
Subject: Further to consider the Bill
28 Oct 2021, 2 p.m. View calendar
Select Committee Meeting
Monday 1st November 2021
15:30
Public Accounts Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities recall (Homelessness and housing)
1 Nov 2021, 3:30 p.m.
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Jeremy Pocklington - Permanent Secretary at Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
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Select Committee Meeting
Thursday 4th November 2021
09:30
Public Accounts Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: DCMS recall (Broadband)
4 Nov 2021, 9:30 a.m.
At 10.00am: Oral evidence
Sarah Healey - Permanent Secretary at Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Susannah Storey - Director General for Digital and Media at Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Imran Shafi - Director for Digital Infrastructure at Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Paul Norris - CE0 at Building Digital UK
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Select Committee Meeting
Monday 15th November 2021
15:30
Public Accounts Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: NHS supply chain finance
15 Nov 2021, 3:30 p.m.
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Sir Chris Wormald - Permanent Secretary at Department of Health and Social Care
Simon Tse - Chief Executive at Crown Commercial Service
Michael Brodie - Chief Executive at NHS Business Service Authority
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Department Event
Tuesday 30th November 2021
11:30
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
30 Nov 2021, 11:30 a.m.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Tuesday 26th October 2021
Elections Bill (Eleventh sitting)
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 8 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 6 Noes - 8
Speeches
Tuesday 26th October 2021
Elections Bill (Eleventh sitting)

The previous two clauses extended the protection of the new disqualification order to, broadly, candidates and elected officeholders. However, we …

Written Answers
Tuesday 23rd July 2019
Social Services: VAT
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of removing …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Monday 5th July 2021
Elections Bill 2021-22
A Bill to make provision about the administration and conduct of elections, including provision designed to strengthen the integrity of …
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
Supported Legislation
Monday 11th March 2019
Online News Platforms (Regulation) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Kemi Badenoch has voted in 332 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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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
Cat Smith (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (Young People and Voter Engagement)
(62 debate interactions)
Wes Streeting (Labour)
Shadow Secretary of State for Child Poverty
(22 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
HM Treasury
(344 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(108 debate contributions)
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Saffron Walden 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).

Petition Debates Contributed

I would like the Government to:
• make running conversion therapy in the UK a criminal offence
• forcing people to attend said conversion therapies a criminal offence
• sending people abroad in order to try to convert them a criminal offence
• protect individuals from conversion therapy

During the pandemic government workers have delivered vital public services and kept our country safe and secure. After ten years in which the real value of civil service pay has fallen, many face hardship. The Government must start to restore the real value of their pay with a 10% increase in 2020.

The government is helping private firms to protect jobs by paying up to 80% of staff wages through this crisis. If it can do this why can it not help key workers who will be putting themselves/their families at risk and working extra hard under extremely challenging and unprecedented circumstances.


Latest EDMs signed by Kemi Badenoch

Kemi Badenoch has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Kemi Badenoch, 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.


Kemi Badenoch has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Kemi Badenoch has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

1 Bill introduced by Kemi Badenoch


A Bill to make provision about the administration and conduct of elections, including provision designed to strengthen the integrity of the electoral process; about overseas electors; about voting and candidacy rights of EU citizens; about the designation of a strategy and policy statement for the Electoral Commission; about the membership of the Speaker's Committee; about the Electoral Commission's functions in relation to criminal proceedings; about financial information to be provided by a political party on applying for registration; for preventing a person being registered as a political party and being a recognised non-party campaigner at the same time; about regulation of expenditure for political purposes; about disqualification of offenders for holding elective offices; about information to be included in electronic campaigning material; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - Instruction
Monday 20th September 2021
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Kemi Badenoch has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament