Chris Williamson

MP, Derby North

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Derby North Labour

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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Rolls-Royce Redundancies 14 Jun 2018

    When I left school in Derby in 1972, Rolls-Royce employed around 35,000 people. Today, it employs just under 12,000. If these job losses go ahead, the workforce will be reduced to around 8,000. That is a huge reduction. The company made a £4.5 billion profit last year, and when the Prime Minister hosted a meeting with the aerospace industry in March, she talked about a successful...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 13 Jun 2018

    The Prime Minister will be aware that schools are often targeted in warzones. A couple of months ago, I met year 7 students from Lees Brook School in my constituency, and they implored me to ask the Prime Minister to sign the safe schools declaration, which I understand has subsequently been signed. Does that declaration mean that she will now veto future arms sales to brutal regimes such as...

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Labour MP for Derby North

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

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Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Thameslink Railway Line
  • Fire Services
  • Occupied Territories
  • Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock
  • Israel

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: 4 Jun 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
4 September 2017, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on Any Questions. Hours: 5.5 hrs including travel time. (Registered 17 October 2017)
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)
14 March 2018, received £300 for a TV appearance in January 2018. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 26 March 2018)
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)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Fire Brigades Union
Address of donor: Bradley House, 68 Coombe Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 7AE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: UNISON
Address of donor: 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Communication Workers' Union
Address of donor: 150 The Broadway, London SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
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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