Chris Skidmore

MP, Kingswood

Kingswood Conservative

Chris Skidmore’s voting in Parliament

Chris Skidmore is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Chris Skidmore sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Chris Skidmore consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Chris Skidmore never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • M6: Road Congestion 10 Dec 2015

    One of the key campaigns in my constituency to reduce road congestion is for an M4 link to the Avon ring road, which would involve an extra junction, 18A, on the M4. Next year the joint transport study commissioned by the local enterprise partnership and the surrounding councils will look at how to reduce road congestion in the area, and I hope the M4 link will be an integral part of that....
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 24 Nov 2015

    Can my hon. Friend provide any further detail on discussions that he has had with the Iraqi Government about ensuring that measures are taken to promote security and enhance Iraq’s economic regeneration in areas that have been liberated from ISIL’s control?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions 3 Nov 2015

    The Secretary of State has spoken about achieving swift and certain justice for the families of the victims of dangerous driving. Along with the families of Ross and Clare Simons, who were tragically killed in an incident in my constituency in January 2013, I have been campaigning for the maximum sentence to be raised from 14 years to life imprisonment. Will the Secretary of State meet my...

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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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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 90.37% 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.
  • 102 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Skidmore’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 108 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 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)

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