How Chris Williamson voted
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- Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
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Chris Williamson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will bring forward legislative proposals to support former armed services' personnel to readjust to civilian life by providing (a) low cost mortgages, (b) low interest loans to start a business, (c) payment of tuition fees and living expenses for university or vocational educational and (d) health care bespoke to individual needs.
Although it is welcome that those jobs have been created, will the Secretary of State accept that many of them are insecure and low paid? If people do not have money in their pockets because they are working on zero-hours contracts, that will have a negative impact on the long-term economic recovery of our country—[Interruption.]
The Secretary of State has addressed one of the points that I was going to make about the penalties associated with employers who exploit their employees and try to get round the restriction on zero-hours contracts by migrating people on to a one-hour or two-hour contract. He seems to be moving in that direction, so will he give a commitment that meaningful penalties will be imposed on...
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Labour MP for Derby North
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Thameslink Railway Line
- Fire Services
- Occupied Territories
- Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock
- Animal Experiments
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: 177 Abbeville Road, Clapham, London Sw4 9RL
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation etc to a value of £1,041.49
Destination of visit: Qatar
Date of visit: 24-28 March 2014
Purpose of visit: Factfinding mission to examine the circumstances of migrant worker building the 2022 World cup infrastructure
(Registered 10 April 2014 )
8. Land and Property
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