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 removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Damian Collins hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 87.01% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 147 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Hottinger & Co Limited, 27 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU:
£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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