Chris Skidmore

MP, Kingswood

Kingswood Conservative

Chris Skidmore campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

This is a selection of Chris Skidmore’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year 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.

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 17 Jan 2017

    Environmental Audit: Sustainable Development Goals in the UK. 10:20 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: James Wharton MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for International Development Gwen Hines, Director, International Relations Division, DFID Chris Skidmore MP, Parliamentary Secretary, Minister for the Constitution, Cabinet Office
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Election Offences 12 Jan 2017

    This Government is committed to creating a secure and clear democracy that works for all. We published our response to the Rt. Hon. Sir Eric Pickles’ report on electoral fraud in December 2016 setting out the Government’s approach to tackling the recommendations Sir Eric made. The Electoral Commission publishes an annual analysis of electoral fraud on their website....
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Elections: Fraud 10 Jan 2017

    The Government published its response to Sir Eric Pickles’ review of electoral fraud in December, and is now looking closely at how and when the work on each of the recommendations addressed in the response can be taken forward. In the coming weeks and months, the Government will work closely with the Electoral Commission, the Association of Electoral Administrators, the Society of...

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Conservative MP for Kingswood

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 9 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 89.00% 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.
  • 99 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Skidmore’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 128 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 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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