Damian Collins

MP, Folkestone and Hythe

Folkestone and Hythe Conservative

A selection of Damian Collins's votes

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  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details

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Damian Collins never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day: Sport and the 2012 Olympics Legacy 24 Jun 2015

    This is an important debate, because participation in sport is not simply about improving elite sport or the success of our Olympians and footballers and cricketers at an elite level. It not only improves people’s health and wellbeing but all the studies show that it is incredibly important in turning around the life chances of many young people, including those who have been involved...
  • Opposition Day: Sport and the 2012 Olympics Legacy 24 Jun 2015

    No, according to the figures I have seen, participation in football, athletics, cycling, rugby and cricket was up in the last two comparable years.
  • Opposition Day: Sport and the 2012 Olympics Legacy 24 Jun 2015

    I agree with much of what the hon. Gentleman says. Last Friday, I was in Folkestone to see the opening of the new 3G football pitch at Cheriton Road. We want to see more investment in such pitches. The Government have provided an additional 8 million for such facilities, but we should see more. I agree with the hon. Member for Rhondda that with all the billions of pounds coming into...

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Conservative MP for Folkestone and Hythe

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Justice
  • Education
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Sports
  • Pupils: Disadvantaged
  • Departmental Manpower
  • Lydd Airport
  • Firearms: Forensic Science

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Oct 2012)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

8. Land and Property
Flat in London, from which rental income is received.

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