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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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
I am disappointed that the Minister did not give way at the end. I think it is very unfair to characterise the situation as being the fault of the previous Labour Government. Let us remember that it was the previous Labour Government who—rather controversially—actually backed the randomised badger cull tests from which the conclusion was drawn that the way to tackle bovine TB was...
I am interested in the Minister’s comments. Will he comment on why the weight of scientific evidence before the Government embarked on the latest cull, including from people involved in the randomised badger culling exercise, suggested that it would not work? No credible scientific evidence supported the Government, yet they ploughed on regardless. Indeed, the number of herds infected...
I am grateful to the Minister for giving way again, but he did not really answer my question. The body of scientific opinion before the Government embarked on the cull was opposed to it and said that it would not work or, if anything, would make matters worse. I do not think that he has addressed that point.
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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
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- 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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 29 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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