Chris Skidmore

MP, Kingswood

Kingswood Conservative

Chris Skidmore’s voting in Parliament

Chris Skidmore is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Chris Skidmore sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • Chris Skidmore consistently voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Chris Skidmore consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Chris Skidmore never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Health Provision (South Gloucestershire) 14 Jul 2015

    I thank my constituency neighbour, my hon. Friend the Member for Filton and Bradley Stoke (Jack Lopresti), for securing this important debate. Many people in South Gloucestershire are listening, and I put it on record that he has been a strong local champion for his area. At every moment, he has not been afraid to speak truth to power about what we feel is going wrong with healthcare across...
  • Avon Ring Road (M4 Link) 7 Jul 2015

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the M4 link to the Avon ring road. I rise to make the case for what I believe to be the most important road infrastructure project in my constituency, which could benefit not only my constituents in Kingswood but the whole city of Bristol and the surrounding region of south Gloucestershire. As the local MP, I believe that we desperately need a new...
  • Avon Ring Road (M4 Link) 7 Jul 2015

    I thank my hon. Friend and neighbour for his comments. He has led the way in developing a suitable mix of housing and employment land at the proposed housing estate at Filton airfield. He is absolutely right that we may have employment, land and housing, but we need transport infrastructure in eastern and northern Bristol to ensure that the city can expand appropriately and to reduce...

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Conservative MP for Kingswood

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Cabinet Office
  • Teachers: Pensions
  • Science: GCSE
  • History: GCSE
  • Gcse
  • GCSE: History

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 18 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Health Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 17 Jun 2013)

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Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.


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