Damian Collins

MP, Folkestone and Hythe

Folkestone and Hythe Conservative

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

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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

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 sources
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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