Damian Collins

MP, Folkestone and Hythe

Folkestone and Hythe Conservative

Damian Collins campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Damian Collins’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Damian Collins’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Damian Collins has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Cross-border Transport 12 Jan 2017

    As the Minister knows, the Operation Stack relief lorry park is vital for cross-border transport links between Kent and the continent. The owner of Westenhanger castle has been actively seeking a meeting with the Department for the past six weeks to discuss accessing the compensation package that he has agreed with Highways England, in return for which he will withdraw his application for a...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Sexual Abuse in Sport 15 Dec 2016

    Does the Secretary of State agree that there should be a mandatory requirement for the reporting of known or suspected abuse for everyone who works in regulated activities, including sport?
  • Sky: 21ST Century Fox Takeover Bid 12 Dec 2016

    At this early stage, is the Department considering whether some of the conditions that Ofcom attached to the deal last time, such as the guarantee of editorial independence for Sky News, would be required this time around, given the restructuring of the Murdoch companies?

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Profile

Conservative MP for Folkestone and Hythe

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Justice
  • Education
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Sports
  • Pupils: Disadvantaged
  • Departmental Manpower
  • Lydd Airport
  • Firearms: Forensic Science

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 19 Oct 2016)
  • Chair, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 19 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 19 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Oct 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
From December 2015, Member of the advisory board of the Author’s Licensing and Collecting Society, 1st Floor, Barnard's Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1EN. This involves attending four meetings a year (4 hrs each) and until further notice, receiving a quarterly payment of £1,500. The first of these was received on 31 January 2016. Hours: 16 hrs per year. (Registered 19 February 2016)
19 February 2016, advance payment of £6,000 from Harper Collins, The News Building, 1 London Bridge St, London SE1 9GF, for a book which is yet to be published. Hours: impossible to calculate. (Registered 19 February 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i) and (ii).

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