Chris Williamson

Labour MP for Derby North


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

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.

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

Last updated: 13 Mar 2019

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* 26 Feb 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Turkish counterpart on ending the isolation of Abdullah Ocalan in line with International and Turkish domestic law and bring an end to hunger strikes in that country.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Employment 14 Feb 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many individuals who have the right to work in the UK have no recourse to public funds.
  • Petition - the Future of Maintained Nursery Schools 12 Feb 2019

    I rise to present three petitions on behalf of parents, carers, staff and governors of nursery schools in Derby. The maintained nursery sector is the jewel in the crown of the early years but is facing an uncertain future as a result of Government policy. The first petition states: The petition of The parents, cares, staff and governors of Whitecross maintained nursery school in Derby City....

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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
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Home Department
  • 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 Mar 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Studio Sixty Billion, Unit 438, Metal Box Factory, 30 Great Guildford Street, London SE1 0HS:
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)
31 July 2018, received £300 for two radio appearances. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 02 August 2018)
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). 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)

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

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