Chris Skidmore

MP, Kingswood

Kingswood Conservative

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How Chris Skidmore voted
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Chris Skidmore hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Petition — Minor Injuries Unit at Cossham Hospital (Kingswood) 22 Oct 2014

    I rise to present a petition from the residents of the Kingswood constituency. The petition states: The Petition of residents of the Kingswood constituency, Declares that Cossham Hospital, having previously been threatened with closure, has now received a 20 million refurbishment with a range of new healthcare facilities; further that a Minor Injuries Unit which was pledged as part of...
  • 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: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
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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)
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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