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Kelly Tolhurst is a British politician. She is a member of the Conservative Party and has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Rochester and Strood since 2015. She served as Minister of State for Schools and Childhood from September to October 2022.
Tolhurst previously served as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Rough Sleeping and Housing from 2020 to 2021, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Aviation and Maritime in 2020, and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Small Business, Consumers, and Corporate Responsibility from 2018 to 2020 and was briefly Deputy Chief Whip in 2022. She is a former councilor for the Rochester West ward on Medway Council.
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Kelly Jane Tolhurst was born on August 23, 1978 (age 44 years) in Rochester, United Kingdom. She was born to British parents, her father was a local boat builder, Morris Tolhurst. She was educated locally at Chapter High School. From 2008, she ran a marine survey business, called Tolhurst Associates, with her father, with employment in marketing previous to this point.
Kelly Tolhurst was elected to the Rochester West ward on Medway Council in 2011 and served as a councilor until 2018 when she resigned. In the by-election for the ward that followed in March 2018, the seat was taken by the Labour candidate Alex Paterson.
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Tolhurst was selected to contest the 2014 Rochester and Strood by-election which was triggered by the defection of Mark Reckless to UKIP. Tolhurst lost the by-election, held on 20 November 2014, but regained the seat for the Conservatives at the 2015 general election six months later, securing a majority of over 7,000. She was re-elected in 2017.
She has served on the Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy Committee, the European Scrutiny Committee, and the Business, Innovation, and Skills Committee. She was made an assistant government whip during the reshuffle on 9 January 2018. Tolhurst was appointed the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Small Business, Consumers, and Labour Markets at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy on 19 July 2018.
In February 2020, Tolhurst was appointed as the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport at the Department for Transport, succeeding Nus Ghani who had been relieved of ministerial responsibilities. Tolhurst garnered criticism in March 2020 after commenting in the House of Commons that the government was not responsible for “propping up” airlines as a result of the collapse of Flybe. Tolhurst campaigned to remain in the European Union prior to the 2016 referendum.
Kelly Tolhurst was appointed as the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Local Government and Homelessness at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in September 2020, replacing Luke Hall, who had in turn replaced Simon Clarke in a different position in the same department. She resigned from this position in January 2021 after receiving “devastating family news”.
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On 1 July 2022, Kelly Tolhurst
Kelly Tolhurst is currently not married and has no ex-husband or children from any previous relationship. Tolhurst has kept her personal life secret from the media space. As of January 2023, there is no information related to her husband.
Kelly Tolhurst net worth
How much is Kelly Tolhurst worth? Kelly Tolhurst net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a politician. Kelly Tolhurst’s salary per month and other career earnings were over $400,000 dollars annually. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.
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