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A selection of Chris Williamson's votes
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Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 25 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2015
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
43 votes for, 4 votes against, 33 absences, between 2012–2019
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
We have lots more plain English analysis of Chris Williamson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Chris Williamson’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has made an assessment of the implications for her policy of Clause 1 of Article 4 of the Extradition Treaty between the UK Government and the US Administration which states that Extradition shall not be granted if the offense for which extradition is requested is a political offense.
If the Secretary of State is serious about making Britain the best place in the world to work, will she commit to scrapping the anti-trade union legislation? The undermining of trade unions over the past 10 years or so has led to an explosion of precarious low-paid employment, which is now endemic throughout the land.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect on pay rates of the roll-out of the off-payroll rules.
More of Chris Williamson’s recent appearances
Former Independent MP for Derby North
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Chris Williamson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 50 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 17.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 71 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 219 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 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)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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