Damian Collins’s voting in Parliament
Damian Collins is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Damian Collins’s votes.
Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
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Damian Collins never rebelled against their party in this parliament
It is useful to reflect that we are not starting this debate from a position in which Britain has done nothing in the past. Britain has a proud tradition in providing a home for genuine asylum seekers and refugees, and international aid around the world. According to the Red Cross, last year 126,000 refugees were living in the UK and more than 30,000 people entered the asylum system, seeking...
More than 20,000?
Any advance on 20,000? The shadow Home Secretary did not do this in her remarks when she was asked, but will she now give a figure? I think it would be helpful for the House to have some idea of what “more than 20,000” might be.
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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
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Pupils: Disadvantaged
- Departmental Manpower
- Lydd Airport
- Firearms: Forensic Science
Currently held offices
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: PRS for Music
Address of donor: 2 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: I am Vice Chairman of the APPG
for the Performers' Alliance and received two tickets to the Glastonbury Festival, including hospitality and accommodation; total value £1,038.32
Date received: 27 June 2015
Date accepted: 27 June 2015
Donor status: company, registration 03444246
(Registered 25 August 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i) and (ii)
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