Zac Goldsmith

Conservative MP for Richmond Park

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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 voted against selling England’s state owned forests, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Zac Goldsmith 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 generally 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 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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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Unsolved Crime 21 Jan 2019

    Hon. Members will know from today’s papers that there has been yet another stabbing in London—this time in Kew in my constituency. I am pleased to say that the victim is now expected to make a full recovery and I thank the local police for their full and rapid response. Will my right hon. Friend acknowledge, please, that increased crime in the capital is a source of huge anxiety? Will he...
  • Environmental Audit Committee 17 Jan 2019

    I thank the hon. Lady for chairing the Committee and for her brilliant precis of a brilliant report. Needless to say, as a member of the Committee I fully endorse all of its recommendations and am very proud of it. I hope the hon. Lady will allow me to highlight two of the recommendations. The Government’s blue belt policy is probably our single biggest opportunity to protect a very large...
  • Nuclear Update 17 Jan 2019

    In his statement, my right hon. Friend said that the economics of the energy market had changed significantly in recent years, meaning that renewable energy could now be not only cheap but readily available. Does he share my concern that consumers will not see all the benefits of the reduced prices, given that we are bound into these exceedingly long-term and hugely expensive contracts? An...

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Conservative MP for Richmond Park

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

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Topics of interest

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
  • Green Investment Bank

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

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: 7 Jan 2019.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Land in Andalucía owned by a family trust of which I am a beneficiary: (i). (Registered 06 July 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Fitzdares Holdings Ltd; bespoke bookmaker. (Registered 06 July 2017)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
All Star Leisure Group; ten pin bowling. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Weeding Technologies Ltd; herbicide-free weed control systems. (Registered 06 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee, the Aspinall Foundation; an animal conservation charity. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Director, the Countryside Restoration Trust. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Director, the Rainforest Foundation UK. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Investment in WHEB Ventures Private Equity LP; an investor specialising in sustainability and the environmental sector. (Registered 06 July 2017)

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