News https://www.rehmanchishti.com/ en Rehman speaks with constituents' family regarding travel back to the UK https://www.rehmanchishti.com/news/rehman-speaks-constituents-family-regarding-travel-back-uk <p>Rehman has been working to help get stranded constituents abroad back to the UK. Rehman spoke with a constituents' family on the phone to update them on travelling back to the UK during this challenging time. He also spoke with FCO officials and the Bahrain Ambassador to the UK to help clarify the situation.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>For FCO travel advice see here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice">https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice</a></p> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 11:00:48 +0000 6389 at https://www.rehmanchishti.com Rehman speaks with NHS Medway Foundation Trust for update on Covid-19 https://www.rehmanchishti.com/news/rehman-speaks-nhs-medway-foundation-trust-update-covid-19 <p>Rehman spoke with James Devine, Chief Executive of Medway NHS Foundation Trust, and the Trust's Chair, Jo Palmer, to get a further update on Covid-19. Rehman thanked all the NHS staff for the fantastic work they are doing during this difficult time.</p> <p>For the latest advice on coronavirus (Covid-19), please visit&nbsp;<a href="https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/">https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/</a></p> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:51:59 +0000 6388 at https://www.rehmanchishti.com Rehman discusses coronavirus with Head of Health & Wellbeing Services at Medway Council https://www.rehmanchishti.com/news/rehman-discusses-coronavirus-head-health-wellbeing-services-medway-council <p>Working from home due to coronavirus, Rehman caught up with Scott Elliott, Head of Health &amp; Wellbeing Services at Medway Council, over the phone to discuss the impact of coronavirus. Rehman's office has been working with Scott's office to facilitate the co-ordination of volunteers and support to those worst affected by coronavirus.</p> Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:16:06 +0000 6387 at https://www.rehmanchishti.com Treasury answers Rehman's written question on limiting interest rates on long-term loans https://www.rehmanchishti.com/news/treasury-answers-rehmans-written-question-limiting-interest-rates-long-term-loans <p>On 17th March, Rehman submitted the following question to the Treasury:</p>&#13; &#13; <p><strong>"To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to limit the rate of interest charged on long-term loans."</strong></p>&#13; &#13; <p>John Glen, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, has provided the following response:</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:20:28 +0000 6386 at https://www.rehmanchishti.com Treasury answers Rehman's written question on limiting interest rates https://www.rehmanchishti.com/news/treasury-answers-rehmans-written-question-limiting-interest-rates <p>On 17th March, Rehman submitted the following question to the Treasury:</p>&#13; &#13; <p><strong>"To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to limit the rate of interest charged on long-term loans."</strong></p>&#13; &#13; <p>John Glen, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, has provided the following response:</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2020 17:15:50 +0000 6385 at https://www.rehmanchishti.com Home Office answers Rehman's written question on fraud convictions https://www.rehmanchishti.com/news/home-office-answers-rehmans-written-question-fraud-convictions <p>On 16th March, Rehman submitted the following question to the Home Office: </p>&#13; &#13; <p><strong>"To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to increase conviction rates for fraud offences."</strong></p>&#13; &#13; <p>James Brokenshire, Minister of State at the Home Office, has provided the following response: </p> Wed, 25 Mar 2020 17:13:36 +0000 6384 at https://www.rehmanchishti.com Department for Transport answers Rehman's written question on bus services in Medway https://www.rehmanchishti.com/news/department-transport-answers-rehmans-written-question-bus-services-medway <p>On 16th March, Rehman submitted the following written question to the Department for Transport:</p>&#13; &#13; <p><strong>"To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to improve bus services in (a) Medway, (b) Kent and (c) the South East."</strong></p>&#13; &#13; <p>Rachel Maclean, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport, has provided the following answer:</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2020 17:03:45 +0000 6383 at https://www.rehmanchishti.com Department for Transport answers Rehman's written question on proposals for Thames Estuary airport https://www.rehmanchishti.com/news/department-transport-answers-rehmans-written-question-proposals-thames-estuary-airport <p>On 16th March, Rehman submitted the following question to the Department for Transport:</p>&#13; &#13; <p><strong>"To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his policy is on proposals for a Thames estuary airport."</strong></p>&#13; &#13; <p>Chris Heaton Harris, Minister of State at the Department for Transport, has provided the following response:</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:54:15 +0000 6382 at https://www.rehmanchishti.com Home Office answers Rehman's written question on Action Fraud https://www.rehmanchishti.com/news/home-office-answers-rehmans-written-question-action-fraud <p>On 17th March 2020, Rehman submitted the following written question to the Home Office:</p>&#13; &#13; <p><strong>"To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent steps she has taken to ensure Action Fraud deals with cases in (a) a timely and (b) an effective manner."</strong></p>&#13; &#13; <p>James Brokenshire, Minister of State at the Home Department, has provided the following response:</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:41:31 +0000 6381 at https://www.rehmanchishti.com Rehman makes representations to the Government on religious burial in emergency coronavirus legislation https://www.rehmanchishti.com/news/rehman-makes-representations-government-religious-burial-emergency-coronavirus-legislation <p>Rehman&nbsp;thanked the Health Secretary Matt Hancock for listening to faith communities' concerns regarding religious burial in the House of Commons debate on emergency coronarvirus legislation. Cremation in particular is not allowed in Muslim and Jewish faiths and Rehman made representations to the government over these concerns.</p> Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:02:18 +0000 6378 at https://www.rehmanchishti.com