House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 1 October 2018

Chishti, Rehman (Gillingham and Rainham)

Chishti, Rehman (Gillingham and Rainham)

1. Employment and earnings

From 1 March 2016 to 31 January 2018, Adviser to the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, a think tank/NGO. Address: P.O. Box 51049, Riyadh 11543, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The role involved providing advice to the centre on its work on international relations covering Europe and the Middle East, for which I was paid £2,000 per month. Hours: 10 hrs per month. (Registered 24 February 2016; updated 25 January 2018)

21 December 2017, received £1,400 from Princess Production Ltd, Whiteleys Centre, 151 Queensway, London W2 4YN, for appearing on 'The Wright Stuff' as a panellist between 11 and 15 September 2017. Hours: 20 hrs (4 hrs a day including travel and preparation). (Registered 16 January 2018)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: British Asian Trust
Address of donor: Colour Court, St. James's Palace, London SW1A 1BA
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to attend Iftar at Kensington Palace with a value of £500
Date received: 29 May 2018
Date accepted: 29 May 2018
Donor status: other
(Registered 19 June 2018)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Embassy of Bahrain, London
Address of donor: 30 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, meals and internal travel with an approx. value of £2,000
Destination of visit: Manama, Bahrain
Dates of visit: 30 November – 4 December 2017
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation looking at all aspects of UK-Bahrain relations, specifically trade, religious freedom and security.
(Registered 20 December 2017)

8. Miscellaneous

Councillor, Rainham Central Medway Council. Since my election to Parliament I draw no allowances.

Non-practising barrister.

From 8 January 2018, Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party (Communities). This post carries a part time salary. (Registered 01 February 2018)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my sister, Nusrat Ahmed, as Office Manager.


Prepared 2nd October 2018