Damian Collins

Former MP, Folkestone and Hythe

Folkestone and Hythe Conservative

A selection of Damian Collins's votes

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details

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Damian Collins hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Fishing Discards and Quotas 18 Mar 2015

    If I were to write to the Minister tomorrow, would he give a date before Parliament is dissolved on 30 March when his officials can come down that we can offer to the fishermen?
  • Fishing Discards and Quotas 18 Mar 2015

    Today, we have debated the Budget, focusing on much of the positive news for the economy and businesses right around the UK. I was pleased to be able to speak earlier on those matters. In the Adjournment debate, I want to raise the plight of a particular industry. Businesses operating in it are experiencing real difficulties and concerns. I am speaking particularly about the inshore fisheries...
  • Fishing Discards and Quotas 18 Mar 2015

    I agree that there is widespread concern about the operation of the common fisheries policy and the deal that it gives our fishermen, and I think that we would all like to see more local management of our waters. That is part of the agenda that the Government have pursued during their negotiations in Europe, which I think we would all support, and which the sector would certainly support....

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Former Conservative MP for Folkestone and Hythe

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 86.20% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 105 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 159 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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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