Damian Collins

MP, Folkestone and Hythe

Folkestone and Hythe Conservative

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How Damian Collins voted
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  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails

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Damian Collins hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister: Topical Questions 8 Jul 2014

    I welcome the investment for Kent announced yesterday in the local growth fund proposals, but does the Deputy Prime Minister agree that the Government and the South East local enterprise partnership should give further consideration to supporting the Folkestone seafront development, a scheme that could have a major impact on the further regeneration of the town?
  • Bill Presented: First World War (Commemoration) 26 Jun 2014

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Hartlepool (Mr Wright), who reminded us in his excellent speech that the losses of the first world war occurred not just in Gallipoli or in the trenches, but at home as well. The raid on the Hartlepools was a terrible story that is well remembered now and had a huge impact on people at the time. In Folkestone in 1917, more than 60 people were...

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Conservative MP for Folkestone and Hythe

Entered 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, 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: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Hottinger & Co Limited, 27 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU:
£500 received on 10 July 2013 for talk. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 31 July 2013)
£500 received on 13 September 2013 for talk. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 9 October 2013)
£500 received on 10 November 2013 for talk. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2013)
£500 received on 5 February 2014 for talk. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 March 2014)
8. Land and Property
Flat in London, from which rental income is received.

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