Zac Goldsmith

Richmond Park Conservative

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How Zac Goldsmith voted
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  • Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails

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Zac Goldsmith quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Health: Antibiotics: Drug Resistance 9 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 4 March 2014, Official Report, columns 779-80W, on death bacterial diseases, if he will make it his policy to collect and publish data on (a) how many NHS patients have died due to antibiotic resistance and (b) which specific pathogens or drug resistant strains of infection caused such deaths.
  • Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Agriculture: Subsidies 9 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 12 March 2014, Official Report, columns 595-6W, on public sector: food, whether the Manufacturing Advisory Service is unable to give grant aid to the farming industry due to state aid restrictions relating to existing common agricultural policy payments.
  • Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Grant Thornton 9 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many representations he has received relating to concerns over Grant Thornton's handling of insolvency or bankruptcy cases since 2010.

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Conservative MP for Richmond Park

Topics of interest

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

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 155 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 76.56% 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") 77 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 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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