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 colleagues, 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 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 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: 10 Aug 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Ms Anita Sumner
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,300

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Richard C Girling
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Timothy Levy
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Robin C Odey
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr William van Dedem
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Damian Aspinall
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Auction prizes, value £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Camberton Associates Ltd
Address of donor: 38 Berkeley Sq, London W1J 5AE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration no 07302504

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mrs Beatrice Tollman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Gajan Wallooppillai
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: advertising, valued at £17,342.14

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Robin M Birley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£1,800

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Investors in Private capital Ltd
Address of donor: 25 Harley St, London W1G 9BR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000

Donor status: company, registration no 5204672

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Peter J Hall
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Ms Dana L Reuben
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Patrick O'Driscoll
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Francesco Boglione
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual (Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Lady Annabel Goldsmith
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Michael L Hobbs
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr John D Aspinall
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: auction prizes value £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Ms Lisa Valk
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Alexander W Ward
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Charles L Stone
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Gregory F Hutchings
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£1,600

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Mark E Dubbery
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Ms Lisa Valk
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £11,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Ms Christine Goodman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Lady Annabel Goldsmith
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Francesco Boglione
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,400

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Lady Annabel Goldsmith
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £600 and auction prizes valued at £1,700

Donor status: individual (Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Hani Madanat
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Land in Andalucia, Spain, owned by family trust: (i)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Fitzdares Holdings Ltd (bespoke bookmaker)
Ecosystems Ltd (ecology website); dissolved 13 January 2015. (Updated 5 June 2015)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
All Star Leisure Group; ten pin bowling. My interest became registrable on 5 April 2015. (Registered 05 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Partnership in a film. 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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