Zac Goldsmith

MP, Richmond Park

Richmond Park Conservative

A selection of Zac Goldsmith's votes

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  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • 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 for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Details

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Zac Goldsmith sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Davies Commission Report 1 Jul 2015

    It is disappointing to hear the Opposition dismiss the concerns as being about the internal problems of a political party. Heathrow is already the biggest noise polluter in Europe, and increasing that by 50% will only make the problem worse. The Airports Commission raises air quality as an issue. My view is that there is not a single air quality expert or organisation anywhere in this country...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 1 Jul 2015

    There is a very strong sense that the Airports Commission began life three years or so ago with a conclusion and then spent 20 million backing up that conclusion. The Prime Minister is going to have to make a decision on the back of those recommendations shortly, but what assurances can he give the million or so Londoners who stand to be affected by Heathrow expansion that he will...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Stowaways 30 Jun 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many stowaways have been recorded travelling into the UK by aeroplane in each of the last five years.

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 40 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 64.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
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  • 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: 8 Jun 2015.

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