Gavin Williamson

The Secretary of State for Education

Conservative MP for South Staffordshire

@GWilliamsonMP https://facebook.com/gavinforsouthstaffs

Gavin Williamson’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Gavin Williamson voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Conservative MP for South Staffordshire

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

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Topics of interest

Gavin Williamson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Education
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Official Cars
  • Departmental Training
  • Departmental Mobile Phones
  • Departmental Advertising
  • Departmental Rail Travel

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Education (since 24 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Defence (2 Nov 2017 to 1 May 2019)
  • Chief Whip (14 Jul 2016 to 2 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 28 Nov 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Gavin Williamson’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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 258 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
22 July 2019, received £3,523 from the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe, Rue du Trône 4, 1000 Brussels, Belgium, for speaking at an event on 26 June 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. Travel and accommodation also provided by the payer. (Registered 02 August 2019)
Payment of £200 expected from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More St, London E1W 1YW, for a survey completed on 3 July 2019. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 August 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: BS Eaton Ltd
Address of donor: Coppice Lane, Cheslyn Hay, Nr Walsall, Staffordshire WS6 7EY

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

Date received: 3 July 2019

Date accepted: 3 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00653789

(Registered 05 July 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
From 30 September 2016, honorary membership for life of the Carlton Club. (Registered 25 March 2019)

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