Chris Skidmore

MP, Kingswood

Kingswood Conservative

Chris Skidmore’s voting in Parliament

Chris Skidmore is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Chris Skidmore sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Chris Skidmore consistently voted against an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Chris Skidmore’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Chris Skidmore’s full vote analysis page for more.

Chris Skidmore has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Digital Technology 23 Mar 2017

    Security audits of digital infrastructure, such as penetration tests and other technical compliance checks, are the responsibility of each individual government department. Audits are conducted on a continuous basis within departments and across Government as a whole. Multiple audits occur every day of the year and so there is no fixed or identifiable date in the past or the future which can...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Digital Technology 23 Mar 2017

    The approach taken to assessing security risks of common components, platforms and capabilities is tailored to the type of information or service being shared. Risks are assessed through a framework of best practice technology standards and certifications as well as assessments by experts. The Government Digital Service also provides assurance through operational support, privacy...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Voting Behaviour 22 Mar 2017

    As part of my “Every Voice Matters” tour, I am visiting every nation and region of the United Kingdom to hear about the barriers that prevent some groups – including homeless and young people – from participating in the democratic system. We will publish lessonslearned later this year and work with partner organisations to respond to the issuesidentified. Specifically,...

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Conservative MP for Kingswood

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Chris Skidmore campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Cabinet Office
  • Teachers: Pensions
  • Science: GCSE
  • History: GCSE
  • Gcse
  • GCSE: History

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Cabinet Office) (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 18 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Health Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 17 Jun 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Chris Skidmore’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 101 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Skidmore’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 135 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
2 August 2016, received £176 from Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 1TA, via Georgina Capel Associates Ltd, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS, for an article (unpublished). Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 September 2016)

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