Chris Skidmore

MP, Kingswood

Kingswood Conservative

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How Chris Skidmore voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Chris Skidmore hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Child Benefit Entitlement (Disqualification of Non-UK EU Nationals): Backbench Business — Summer Adjournment 22 Jul 2014

    I thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker, for calling me to speak, and I thank the Backbench Business Committee for finding the time for this important debate, which has become a highlight of the parliamentary calendar. We can hear MPs discussing a range of local and national issues—a smorgasbord, as the hon. Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant) called it. Today I want to speak about one local...
  • Bin Charges: South Gloucestershire 30 Jun 2014

    I rise to speak about an issue that has divided local opinion in south Gloucestershire: the introduction of green bin charges. On one side of the divide, my hon. Friend the Member for Filton and Bradley Stoke (Jack Lopresti) and I, the local MP for Kingswood, along with local Conservative councillors, are determined to stand up for hard-working residents, who have had little say over the...

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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: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Author.
Payments from Jonathan Pegg Literary Agency, 32 Batoum Gardens, London W6 7QD:
23 May 2013, received royalty payment of £2,810.70. No additional hours. (Registered 18 June 2013)
23 May 2013, received royalty payment of £5,084.90. No additional hours. (Registered 18 June 2013)
Payments from Alison Weir Tours for speeches. Address: 14 Vernon Street, London W14 ORJ:
7 June 2013, received £150. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 24 June 2013)
April 2013,received £10,250 as signature advance for book from Orion Publishing, 5 Upper Saint Martin's Lane, London WC2H 9EA.Hours: none so far. (Registered 18 June 2013)
24 May 2013, received payment of £500 from Immediate Publishing,  Tower House, Fairfax Street, Bristol BS1 3BN for article for BBC History magazine. Hours: 4 hrs.
(Registered 18 June 2013)
I gave four seminars as part of educational roadshows. STAC Consultancy LLP, Kingshott Business Centre, 23 Hinton Road, Bournemouth BH1 2EF paid £7,000 direct to a local organisation. Hours: 24 hrs in total. (Registered 5 November 2013)

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