Chris Williamson’s voting in Parliament
This is a selection of Chris Williamson’s votes.
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2013–2014
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 18 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2019
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
43 votes for, 4 votes against, 30 absences, between 2012–2019
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 25 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2015
Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2014
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the (a) wait for payment and (b) monthly payment of universal credit on the number of weeks of benefit paid annually to claimants compared with the number they were paid under their legacy benefits.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Brazilian counterpart on the release from detention of former Brazilian President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as a result of the publication of documents revealing a plot to jail Mr da Silva to prevent him from standing in the 2018 presidential election.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he was informed that there was dissent among Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) team members on 14 March 2019 when the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Executive Council voted down a proposal to allow all FFM team members to brief the OPCW Executive Council on the FFM investigation of an alleged...
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Independent MP for Derby North
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Party was Labour until 26 Feb 2019; Independent until 25 Jun 2019; Labour until 27 Jun 2019
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Thameslink Railway Line
- Fire Services
- Occupied Territories
- Animal Experiments
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: 30 Sep 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from News UK
and Ireland, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
19 October 2018, received £300 for two radio appearances. Hours: 6.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2018)
21 November 2018, received £150 from the BBC
, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA, for a radio appearance. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 26 November 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). (Registered 15 January 2018; rectified 14 March 2018)
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