Chris Williamson’s voting in Parliament
Chris Williamson is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Chris Williamson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Chris Williamson generally voted for reducing capital gains tax, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
Chris Williamson voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Chris Williamson has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
On the welfare point, does the hon. Lady agree that although, as my hon. Friend the Member for St Helens North (Conor McGinn) said, welfare might be at the heart of things and a top priority for the BHA, it is not very good at maintaining welfare if 2,000 horses have been killed and the whip is used as much as ever?
I am pleased to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Wilson. I represent Derby North, where we do not currently have a racecourse, although we do have a park called Racecourse park because we used to have one. I, no doubt like other hon. Members, have been lobbied by many constituents. I have had lots of letters from constituents who are concerned about horse welfare, use of the whip, and the...
Many people would beg to differ. The challenge still stands to see whether I could hurt the hon. Gentleman. Perhaps we can get some witnesses together and see whether that is possible—but perhaps he is tougher than me. The hon. Gentleman also asserted that he is an animal lover. That is an interesting observation from someone whom I understand is in favour of repealing the Hunting Act...
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Labour MP for Derby North
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Thameslink Railway Line
- Fire Services
- Occupied Territories
- Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Fire and Emergency Services) (3 Jul 2017 to 11 Jan 2018)
- Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Nov 2014 to 3 Feb 2015)
- Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
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Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 1 Oct 2018.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Studio Sixty Billion, Unit 438, Metal Box Factory, 30 Great Guildford Street, London SE1 0HS:
12 October 2017, received £1,000 for two TV
appearances. Hours: 9 hrs including travel time. (Registered 17 October 2017)
Payments from News UK
and Ireland, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
28 February 2018
, received £300 for two appearances on Talk Radio
. Hours: approx. 3.5 hrs for each appearance; 7 hrs in total. (Registered 05 March 2018)
11 May 2018, received £300 for two radio appearances on Talk Radio. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 14 May 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Derby, owned jointly with my partner: (i). This is a delayed update to which the rectification procedure was applied. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 15 January 2018; rectified 14 March 2018)
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