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.

However, Damian Collins sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Damian Collins consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Damian Collins never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 4 Nov 2015

    The channel tunnel and the port of Dover are major pieces of national infrastructure, but when there are big disruptions to services it causes chaos on Kent’s roads. As the Government complete their final work on the spending review, will the Prime Minister give special consideration to the need for an urgent and long-term solution to Operation Stack?
  • [Albert Owen in the Chair] — Prefabricated Housing 4 Nov 2015

    I thank the Minister and all hon. Members who took part in the debate. As the Minister said, we are at an important stage in the development of the advanced manufacture of homes for Britain. I was pleased to hear about his personal interest in the subject, as well as the Government’s interest, and about the role that advanced manufacture has in meeting the housing targets we have set...
  • [Albert Owen in the Chair] — Prefabricated Housing 4 Nov 2015

    That scheme, which was designed for vulnerable people, is very exciting. It also makes it possible for someone who lives in a house in multiple occupation to think about having a home of their own.

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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: 9 Nov 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)
Name of donor: ITV
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, 60-72 Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: as a member of the select committee for Culture, Media and Sport I accepted two tickets including hospitality to the England versus Wales Rugby World Cup match at Twickenham; total value £3,300

Date received: 26 September 2015

Date accepted: 26 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 04967001

(Registered 27 October 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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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