Damian Collins

MP, Folkestone and Hythe

Folkestone and Hythe Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Damian Collins hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented — Recall of MPs Bill: Gurkha Pensions 11 Sep 2014

    Does my hon. Friend agree that the inquiry highlighted a number of terms and conditions that seem extremely archaic? For example, it was not until the 1990s that Gurkhas were allowed to marry non-Gurkhas.
  • Bill Presented — Recall of MPs Bill: Gurkha Pensions 11 Sep 2014

    I pay tribute to the speech of my hon. Friend the Member for Thurrock (Jackie Doyle-Price) and to the terrific work she has done leading the inquiry on Gurkha pensions and welfare, which has been a considerable piece of work. Hon. Members will know that all-party groups do not have the resources of Select Committees or formal Committees of the House; nor do they have huge secretariats and...
  • Bill Presented — Recall of MPs Bill: Gurkha Pensions 11 Sep 2014

    It is kind of my hon. Friend to mention that. I thank Daniel Kirkpatrick from my office, who worked on the inquiry. Like my hon. Friend, I have served on Select Committees and on big inquiries that attracted a lot of attention from the outside world, but I have never attended hearings that attracted such a large audience from the public as did the Gurkha welfare inquiry hearings. Hundreds of...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee)

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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