Zac Goldsmith

MP, Richmond Park

Richmond Park Conservative

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How Zac Goldsmith voted
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  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails

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Zac Goldsmith quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Grant Thornton 16 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 9 April 2014, Official Report, columns 286-87W, on Grant Thornton, how many of the 70 recorded complaints about insolvency practitioners from Grant Thornton in respect to formal insolvency procedures were successful.
  • Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Fishing Catches 16 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) what proportion of commercial landings of fish and shellfish from UK-registered fishing vessels were taken from a depth below 800 metres in (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012 and (d) 2013; (2) how many UK-registered fishing vessels practise bottom trawling below a depth of 600 metres; and for what proportion of time spent...
  • Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Fishing Gear 15 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) which organisations, groups and industry bodies his Department has met since 2010 to discuss lost commercial fishing gear and its effect on UK waters and marine animals; (2) whether his Department is working with the fishing industry to ensure lost commercial fishing gear is reported to relevant authorities in line...

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Conservative MP for Richmond Park

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Transport
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Heathrow Airport
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Antibiotics
  • Energy: Conservation
  • Armed Forces: Housing

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 118 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 76.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 80 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

8. Land and Property
Land in Andalucia, Spain, owned by family trust.
9. Shareholdings
(a) Fitzdares Holdings Ltd (bespoke bookmaker)
(a) Ecosystems Ltd (ecology website)
11. Miscellaneous
Partnership in a film, provisionally entitled "War in Babylon". No income received to date.
Investment in WHEB Ventures Private Equity LP. I receive no income and nor do I have any influence on the investments made.

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