Zac Goldsmith

MP, Richmond Park

Richmond Park Conservative

Zac Goldsmith’s voting in Parliament

Zac Goldsmith is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Zac Goldsmith sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • Zac Goldsmith consistently voted against selling England’s state owned forests, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith consistently voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith generally voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith almost always voted against culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith generally voted against a statutory register of lobbyists, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith generally voted for greater regulation of gambling, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith generally voted for financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generation methods, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Zac Goldsmith occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Stowaways: Death 20 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many stowaways have died while attempting to travel into the UK by aeroplane in each of the last five years.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Noise 16 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will bring forward proposals to introduce World Health Organisation guideline noise levels in order to safeguard the health of (a) children, (b) the elderly, (c) people with cardiovascular and mental health conditions and (d) other people from aircraft noise.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Heathrow Airport 16 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies of the views expressed on the expansion at Heathrow airport by the Richmond Heathrow Campaign, summarised at www.rhcfacts.org, before reaching a decision on aviation capacity expansion.

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Conservative MP for Richmond Park

Entered the 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 44 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 71.70% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 208 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Zac Goldsmith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 137 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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