Zac Goldsmith

MP, Richmond Park

Richmond Park Conservative

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How Zac Goldsmith voted
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  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Zac Goldsmith quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House (10 September): Backbench Business — Food Fraud 8 Sep 2014

    On supporting British food and farming, does my hon. Friend celebrate as I do recent moves by DEFRA to encourage much greater use of the 2 billion or so we spend each year on food for schools, hospitals, military barracks and the like on domestic produce, so that a far greater volume of funds will be used to source and access good-quality local food for our children, patients and so on...
  • Business of the House (10 September): Backbench Business — Food Fraud 8 Sep 2014

    I enjoyed my hon. Friend’s tribute to British food earlier, to which I completely subscribe. Does he share my hope that we will do everything we can to maintain the high standards of British food as progress is made in the transatlantic trade and investment partnership? As negotiations continue, there is tremendous pressure from US agribusiness to try to weaken our resolve to avoid...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee

Previous MPs in this constituency

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 87 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 76.43% 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") 81 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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