Rehman Chishti MP (Conservative)

Rehman Chishti has served as Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham since 2010. Recently in the December 2019 General Election, Rehman received 28,173 votes, which equaled a 61.3% majority, retaining his seat.

Rehman, has lived in Gillingham and Rainham for most of his life, having attended Richmond Infant School, Napier Primary School, Fort Luton High School for boys and Sixth forms at Rainham Mark Grammar School, and Chatham Grammar School for Girls. Rehman was a School Governor at Richmond Infant School, and for the past seven years he has sat on the governing body of Chatham Grammar School for Girls.

After completing a Law degree at the University of Wales Aberystwyth, he was called to the Bar of England and Wales at Lincolns Inn, in 2001, and for the past 7 years has worked in London as a Barrister.

An enthusiastic sportsman, he captained Hempstead youth cricket team, within the constituency, which led him to represent Medway and Kent Schools at cricket. He is a keen runner, having run, Reading, Isle of Wight, Maidstone, and Jersey Half marathons for local charities, and St Margaret's Church Rainham.

Contact details:

Burden House, 200 Canterbury Street,
Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5XG

Tel: 01634 570118