Chris Williamson

Former Independent MP for Derby North


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Chris Williamson is a former MP for Derby North.

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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

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Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Thameslink Railway Line
  • Fire Services
  • Occupied Territories
  • Animal Experiments
  • 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, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee ( 4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) ( 8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Extradition: USA 1 Nov 2019

    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.
  • Leaving the EU: Workers’ Rights 29 Oct 2019

    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.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Employment: Taxation 28 Oct 2019

    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.

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Register of Members’ Interests

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View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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)

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