Zac Goldsmith

MP, Richmond Park

Richmond Park Conservative

Zac Goldsmith’s voting in Parliament

Zac Goldsmith is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Zac Goldsmith sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Zac Goldsmith consistently voted against selling England’s state owned forests, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith almost always voted for a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted against. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith consistently voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith generally voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith almost always voted against culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith generally voted against a statutory register of lobbyists, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith generally voted for greater regulation of gambling, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith generally voted for financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generation methods, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Zac Goldsmith

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Housing and Social Security 22 Jun 2017

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Enfield, Southgate (Bambos Charalambous) who made a brilliant maiden speech. I am grateful for having been here for most of the maiden speeches today. I wondered whether I qualified to make one, but apparently not. I see Mr Speaker shaking his head—this is therefore not a maiden speech. [Interruption.] Absolutely right—you...
  • Housing and Social Security 22 Jun 2017

    On that point, the housing associations in London have made it very clear collectively that they are willing and able to massively ramp up the number of homes they are building. The one thing they ask from the Government is to accelerate the release of publicly owned land so that they can do so. Is that still very much part of the agenda?
  • Grenfell Tower 22 Jun 2017

    I thank the Prime Minister for her statement and the reassurance that she has provided. I also take the opportunity to thank my two boroughs—Richmond and Kingston—on conducting urgent reviews and providing reassurance to residents. There will be people in positions of authority who probably fear the implications of a proper public inquiry, and there are likely to be people in the...

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Conservative MP for Richmond Park

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

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Zac Goldsmith campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Transport
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Heathrow Airport
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Antibiotics
  • Energy: Conservation
  • Armed Forces: Housing

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 25 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: The Hearsum Family Ltd
Address of donor: Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park, TW10 5HX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Dinner for Richmond Park and North Kingston Association, value £9,342

donor status: company, registration number 03034142

(Registered 05 January 2016)
Name of donor: The Hearsum Family Ltd
Address of donor: Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond TW10 5HX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hosting a local association event at Pembroke Lodge with a value of £4,471

donor status: company, registration number 03034142

(Registered 02 June 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Land in Andalucia, Spain, owned by family trust: (i).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Fitzdares Holdings Ltd (bespoke bookmaker)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
All Star Leisure Group; ten pin bowling. My interest became registrable on 5 April 2015. (Registered 05 June 2015)
From 29 June 2016, Weeding Technologies Ltd; herbicide free weed control systems. (Registered 07 July 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Partnership in a film. No income received to date.
Investment in WHEB Ventures Private Equity LP. I receive no income and nor do I have any influence on the investments made.

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