Chris Skidmore

Kingswood Conservative

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How Chris Skidmore voted
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails

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Chris Skidmore hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Tobacco Products (Standardised Packaging) 3 Apr 2014

    In my constituency the printer Amcor prints more than 5 billion cigarette packets a year and is one of the largest manufacturing companies of its kind in the country. The factory employs 150 local people and there is a manufacturing train of more than 1,000 local people. I support any measures that will reduce smoking among impressionable young people, but when the Minister talks of...
  • Health Care (Gloucestershire) 19 Mar 2014

    The publication of the IRP report on Frenchay this week highlights for the first time real concerns about the reconfiguration of health care provision in south Gloucestershire. These concerns are so damning that it is right that we as local MPs raise them now on the Floor of the House. The IRP rightly observed not only that health care provision had been subject to continual alteration since...
  • Health Care (Gloucestershire) 19 Mar 2014

    My hon. Friend the Member for Filton and Bradley Stoke (Jack Lopresti) and I have been calling for this debate for some time, so we are grateful for the opportunity to discuss health care provision in south Gloucestershire. In 70 days’ time, the accident and emergency department at Frenchay hospital in south Gloucestershire will close its doors. The decision on this is not recent, as...

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Conservative MP for Kingswood

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: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
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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