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.

However, Damian Collins sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Damian Collins consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • BBC 15 Sep 2016

    I welcome the Secretary of State’s decision to accept the Select Committee’s recommendation that there should be an open and fair process for the appointment of the chairman of the new BBC unitary board. When does she expect or hope that that appointment will be made and the new unitary board will assume its responsibilities?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Syria: Aid 14 Sep 2016

    Will the Secretary of State give the House an update on the progress that has been made on raising funds to support humanitarian aid in Syria since the London Syria conference earlier this year?
  • Digital Economy Bill 13 Sep 2016

    As has been acknowledged by Members on both sides of the House, the creative economy in the UK is fast-paced, dynamic and world-leading; it is growing faster than other sectors of the economy. Britain leads the world in many areas of online retail. Tech businesses and tech hubs have been a part of the regeneration of many of our cities, and London has established itself as one of the most...

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Conservative MP for Folkestone and Hythe

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

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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, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 5 Sep 2016.

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)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: ITV
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, 60-72 Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: as a member of the select committee for Culture, Media and Sport I accepted two tickets including hospitality to the England versus Wales Rugby World Cup match at Twickenham; total value £3,300

Date received: 26 September 2015

Date accepted: 26 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 04967001

(Registered 27 October 2015)
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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