Chris Matheson

Former Labour MP for City of Chester


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Recent appearances

  • Lawfare and Investigative Journalism 17 Oct 2022

    I noticed that these cases had been filed, though not yet served, and I tabled a written question in this place about their effects on media freedom. I have to tell the House and the right hon. Gentleman that I was then contacted by lawyers for the company asking me to withdraw that question. What is his response to their asking me to withdraw a perfectly innocent parliamentary question?
  • Replacement of the Chancellor of the Exchequer 17 Oct 2022

    The Prime Minister throwing her Chancellor under the bus in order to save her skin is not a tough decision. Tough decisions are made by people who then show true leadership by asking others to come with them and by inspiring them. This Prime Minister has done none of that. Why should we follow her when she has shown no leadership whatsoever, but has hidden away?
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Podiatry: Buckinghamshire 17 Oct 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment she has made (a) podiatry vacancy rates in the NHS in City of Chester constituency and (b) the impact these vacancies will have on patient treatment for diabetic foot complications.

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Former Labour MP for City of Chester

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 21 October 2022 — Resigned

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Topics of interest

Chris Matheson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Cabinet Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Chorley and South Ribble Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments
  • Rebecca Coriam
  • Blood: Contamination
  • Cabinet Office: Senior Civil Servants
  • Bottles: Plastics

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Pension Dashboards (Prohibition of Indemnification) Bill Committee (19 Oct 2022 to 25 Oct 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (10 Apr 2020 to 4 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (21 Jan 2020 to 21 Oct 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (12 Jan 2018 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 23 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2022.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Chester Race Company Ltd
Address of donor: The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket for the Directors’ box at Chester Racecourse, including hospitality, value £450

Date received: 5 May 2022

Date accepted: 5 May 2022

Donor status: company, registration 37600

(Registered 06 May 2022)

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