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.

This is a selection of Chris Skidmore’s votes.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Author. Payments via Jonathan Pegg Literary Agency, 32 Batoum Gardens, London W6 7QD, from The Orion Publishing Group, Orion House, 5 Upper Saint Martins Lane, London WC2H 9EA:
18 March 2015, received royalty payment of £1,490.35. No additional hours. (Registered 09 June 2015)
22 April 2015, received royalty payment of £2,754.58. No additional hours. (Registered 09 June 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Offshore Group Newcastle Ltd
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 06390883

(Registered 27 January 2015)
Name of donor: Association of Conservative Clubs
Address of donor: 24 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: company, registration 00457188

(Registered 27 January 2015)
Name of donor: 1900 Club
Address of donor: 6 Barton Street

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 09 June 2015)
Name of donor: Louise Daphne
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 June 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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