Chris Skidmore

Former MP, Kingswood

Kingswood Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Chris Skidmore hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 25 Mar 2015

    On Friday, together with local businesses and the local enterprise partnership, I will be launching a new campaign, Gateway to Growth, calling for a link road from the M4 to the Avon ring road that will help to deliver millions of pounds of extra investment and new jobs to the Bristol region, and provide the Kingswood area with the access to the motorway it needs. As part of his long-term...
  • Schools (Opportunity to Study for Qualifications) 24 Mar 2015

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the Secretary of State to ensure that pupils in secondary education are guaranteed the opportunity to study for qualifications including triple science GCSEs and all English Baccalaureate GCSE subjects; and for connected purposes. The past five years have witnessed a transformation in the uptake of rigorous subjects at GCSE. It...

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Former Conservative MP for Kingswood

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 86.04% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 104 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 101 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 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) Name of donor: Association of Conservative Clubs
(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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