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.

  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Homophobia in Sport 30 Nov 2016

    As Chair of the Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport, I want to talk briefly about its inquiry and to congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Pudsey (Stuart Andrew) on securing this debate on this important subject. When we look back at the incidence of racism in football, particularly in the 1970s and 1980s, it is clear that society has moved on hugely. That is something that the...
  • Homophobia in Sport 30 Nov 2016

    The hon. Lady is quite right. People engaging in racist abuse would be evicted from the ground. They would have their membership card taken from them. Why should it be any different with homophobic abuse and why should the whole of football bow to a very small vocal minority? If someone like Keegan Hirst, a rugby league player, can come out and play with the support of his club and his team...

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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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 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)
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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