Damian Collins

Conservative MP for Folkestone and Hythe

@DamianCollins https://facebook.com/damiancollins4mp

Damian Collins’s voting in Parliament

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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

Damian Collins campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Department for International Trade
  • Sports
  • Data Protection: Japan
  • NHS: Computer Software
  • Undocumented Migrants: English Channel
  • Paul Cleeland

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Draft Online Safety Bill (Joint Committee) (since 27 Jul 2021)
  • Chair, Draft Online Safety Bill (Joint Committee) (since 27 Jul 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Data Protection and Digital Information (No. 2) Bill Committee ( 3 May 2023 to 23 May 2023)
  • Member, Online Safety (Re-committed Clauses and Schedules) Bill Committee ( 7 Dec 2022 to 15 Dec 2022)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport ( 8 Jul 2022 to 27 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Dormant Assets Bill [HL] Committee (15 Dec 2021 to 11 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Draft Online Safety Bill (Joint Committee) (21 Jul 2021 to 27 Jul 2021)
  • Chair, DCMS Sub-Committee on Disinformation (12 Mar 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, DCMS Sub-Committee on Disinformation (12 Mar 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) ( 6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Chair, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 19 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., 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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
16 October 2023, received £2,733.06 from Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, via Northbank Talent Management, Acre House, 11/15 William Road, London NW1 3ER, as advance payment on receipt of manuscript for a book. Hours: impossible to calculate accurately. (Registered 08 November 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Flutter Entertainment Plc
Address of donor: Belfield Office Park, Beech Hill Road, Clonskeagh, Dublin DO4 V972, Eire
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two guest tickets for the Carabao Cup Final at Wembley Stadium including hospitality, value £700
Date received: 26 February 2023
Date accepted: 26 February 2023
Donor status: company, registration 16956
(Registered 20 March 2023)
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
Address of donor: Kings Building, 16 Smith Square, London SW1P 3HQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two guest tickets for a concert at the O2 in London including hospitality, total value £2,148
Date received: 15 October 2023
Date accepted: 15 October 2023
Donor status: company, registration 12213577
(Registered 31 October 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Law, Singapore
Address of donor: 100 High Street, #08-02 The Treasury, Singapore 179434
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation, value £11,000
Destination of visit: Singapore
Dates of visit: 24-28 September 2023
Purpose of visit: To speak at and attend the Online Harms Symposium organised by the Ministry of Law.
(Registered 23 October 2023)
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).
8. Miscellaneous
From 31 March 2020 until further notice, unpaid partner of Infotagion LLP, an independent fact checking service. This involves a commitment of 10 hrs per month. (Registered 28 April 2020)
From 20 July 2020 until 22 July 2022, and again from 24 April 2023, unpaid board member of the Center for Countering Digital Hate, a not for profit NGO headquartered in London that seeks to disrupt the architecture of online hate and misinformation. This involved a commitment of 2 hrs per month. (Registered 22 July 2020; updated 25 July 2022 and 24 April 2023)

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