Chris Skidmore

MP, Kingswood

Kingswood Conservative

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How Chris Skidmore voted
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  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Chris Skidmore hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 8 Jan 2015

    Disabled access to historic properties – Chris Skidmore. Adjournment debate
  • Housing Development (North Somerset) 15 Dec 2014

    I thank my right hon. Friend for calling this extremely important debate. Large areas of the land he is talking about are green-belt land. Just as people in south Gloucestershire and Kingswood have happily protected the green belt, it must be up to local residents to decide whether they wish for building on the green belt; they should not have some kind of mission creep from Bristol. Does he...
  • Resettlement of Vulnerable Syrian Refugees: Preparing Young People for Work 10 Dec 2014

    I welcome today’s statement. One of the Government’s flagship policies for preparing young people for the world of work is the studio schools initiative, and recently I campaigned successfully for a 3 million studio school on the site of the Grange school in Warmley, but today South Gloucestershire councillors are voting on whether to close the existing Grange school. I...

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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: 8 Dec 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)

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