Chris Skidmore

MP, Kingswood

Kingswood Conservative

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How Chris Skidmore voted
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  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Chris Skidmore hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 12 Feb 2015

    The need for better transport in my Kingswood constituency is a serious concern that needs to be addressed if we are to prevent local roads into Bristol, already inadequate through getting jammed up, from getting worse. We also need a M4 link to the Avon ring road, on which I continue to campaign, and a better bus network because many of my constituents are struggling to get across from...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Francis Report: Update and Response 11 Feb 2015

    As the Secretary of State will know, my hon. Friend the Member for Bristol North West (Charlotte Leslie) and I wrote to him about Southmead hospital after a large number of our constituents had written to us about poor quality care there. Today the CQC published its report on North Bristol NHS Trust and Southmead, which states that the urgent and emergency services are inadequate and causing...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Green-belt Land 2 Feb 2015

    What steps his Department has taken to protect green-belt land from inappropriate development.

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Conservative MP for Kingswood

Entered 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Author.
Payments via Jonathan Pegg Literary Agency, 32 Batoum Gardens, London W6 7QD, from The Orion Publishing Group, Orion House, 5 Upper Saint Martin's Lane, London WC2H 9EA:
2 May 2014, received royalty payment of £5,394.44. No additional hours. (Registered 16 July 2014)
Payments from Times Literary Supplement, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1BS, for book reviews;
Payment of £160 (two book reviews, four hours) (Registered 16 July 2014)
Payment of £100 (one book review, two hours) (Registered 16 July 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Offshore Group Newcastle Ltd
(a) Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 06390883
(a) (Registered 27 January 2015)
(a) Address of donor: 24 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 00457188
(a) (Registered 27 January 2015)

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