Gavin Williamson

MP, South Staffordshire

South Staffordshire Conservative

Does Gavin Williamson respond to constituents’ emails?

According to our 2015 survey, Gavin Williamson responded to a high proportion of messages sent by constituents on See the results in context

Gavin Williamson’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Gavin Williamson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Gavin Williamson consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Gavin Williamson generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Gavin Williamson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Gavin Williamson’s full vote analysis page for more.

Gavin Williamson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Petition - Green Belt Land Between Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay 19 Apr 2016

    I would like to present a petition signed by the 4,962 people who have joined me in our campaign against building on green-belt land between Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay. The petition reads: The petition of residents of Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay in the South Staffordshire constituency, and others, Declares that the current proposals to build 136 houses on Landywood Lane, Great Wyrley will...
  • Petition — Divorce proceedings of a UK citizen abroad 15 Dec 2015

    My constituent Sian Mitchell moved to the United States last year, following her engagement and marriage to an American citizen. Sadly, shortly after the birth of her son earlier this year, her marriage fell apart. Her multi-millionaire husband, Mr Angus Mitchell, has taken out court orders preventing Sian from taking her child out of the State of California until proceedings have been...
  • Petitions: School Funding Model 1 Dec 2015

    I rise on behalf of 1,705 of my constituents who are campaigning for a fairer deal for schools in Staffordshire. The petition is in the same terms as those of my hon. Friend the Member for Beverley and Holderness. The Petition of the residents of South Staffordshire. [P001590]

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Conservative MP for South Staffordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — 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 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Gavin Williamson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.14% 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 — 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.
  • 95 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Gavin Williamson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 87 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY for research interviews:
26 August 2015, received payment of £200 for survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 September 2015)
5 February 2016, received payment of £200 for survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 09 February 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Oliver Eaton
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 20 April 2015

Date accepted: 20 April 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 June 2015)

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