House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 14 March 2022

Chishti, Rehman (Gillingham and Rainham)

Chishti, Rehman (Gillingham and Rainham)

1. Employment and earnings

On 11 September 2020, commissioned into the British Army as a Reservist. Payments will be received from the Army Pay Office, 65 Brown St, Glasgow G2 8EX. (Registered 09 December 2020)

1 March 2021, received £380.34 for attending Army training courses. Hours: approx. 42 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2021)

1 April 2021, received £79.59. Hours: approx. 9 hrs. (Registered 13 April 2021)

4 May 2021, received £232.41. Hours: approx. 23 hrs. (Registered 17 May 2021)

1 July 2021, received £16. Hours: approx. 2.5 hours. (Registered 16 July 2021)

Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom policy at the Religious Freedom Institute (RFI), a not for profit NGO. Address: 316 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 501, Washington D.C., 20003, USA.

From 8 February 2021 until 7 February 2022, I received £18,191.73 (conversion calculated on 8 February 2021) ($25,000) a year. Hours: approx. 10 hrs per month. (Registered 10 February 2021)

From 1 March 2022 until further notice, I receive £1,868.19 (conversion calculated 3 March 2022) ($2500) a month. Hours: approx. 10 hrs per month. (Registered 03 March 2022)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: KAICIID Dialogue Centre
Address of donor: Schottenring 21, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, three night’s accommodation (19-22 October 2021) and meals with a value of £1,095.15
Destination of visit: Lisbon, Portugal
Dates of visit: 19-24 October 2021
Purpose of visit: Invited to attend and speak on a panel, titled ‘Promoting civic participation and inclusive decision-making in European cities’ at KAICIID’s ‘3rd European Policy Dialogue Forum’ and ‘High-Level Dialogue on Social Cohesion’ conferences.
(Registered 08 November 2021)

Name of donor: Kuwait National Assembly
Address of donor: Arabian Gulf St, PO Box, 716 Safat, Kuwait
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation, total value: £3,162.50
Destination of visit: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Dates of visit: 8-11 November 2021
Purpose of visit: APPG for Kuwait visit to meet the Speaker of the National Assembly, Kuwait Foreign Minister and other stakeholders to discuss foreign policy, security and trade. The delegation also met with the UK Mission in Kuwait.
(Registered 25 November 2021)

8. Miscellaneous

Non-practising barrister.

From 12 September 2019 to 14 September 2020, the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Beliefs. This was an unpaid role. (Registered 03 October 2019; updated 22 June 2021)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

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


Prepared 16th March 2022