Gavin Williamson

Former MP, South Staffordshire

South Staffordshire Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details

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Gavin Williamson occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Petition — Gypsy and Traveller sites in South Staffordshire 13 Jan 2015

    I have a petition signed by 1,545 of my constituents who share my view that in South Staffordshire, which has more than 130 Gypsy and Traveller pitches, we have more than enough provision. The petition states: The Petition of residents of the South Staffordshire constituency and others, Declares that the Petitioners note that South Staffordshire District Council intends to increase the...
  • Business of the House 18 Dec 2014

    Yesterday we heard the news that unemployment had fallen again in South Staffordshire and the west midlands. That has been largely due to the growth of apprenticeships and, in particular, the fact that Jaguar Land Rover has opened a new engine manufacturing facility in my constituency. Could time be made for a debate on the creation of more apprenticeships, especially in the automotive and...
  • Dairy Industry — [Mrs Linda Riordan in the Chair] 5 Nov 2014

    One of the key drivers in the creation of the groceries code adjudicator was to try to deal with some of the inequalities that dairy farmers had to deal with all the time. Does my hon. Friend feel it is incumbent on us to do everything we can to address that long-term issue?

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Former Conservative MP for South Staffordshire

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Education
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Official Cars
  • Mass Media
  • Departmental Advertising
  • Departmental Mobile Phones
  • Departmental Visits Abroad

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 28 Nov 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 87.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 82 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 87 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participation in parliamentary panel surveys:
Payment of £150 received on 17 April 2014 for survey in April and June 2013.  Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 April 2014)
Payment from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:
9 June 2014, received payment of £80 for survey in May 2014.  Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 9 June 2014)
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY for research interviews:
27 October 2014, received payment of £200 for survey in September 2014.  Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 November 2014)
27 January 2015, received payment of £200 for survey in December 2014.  Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 February 2015)

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