Chris Matheson

Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

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City of Chester Labour

Chris Matheson’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

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Labour MP for City of Chester

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Department for Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Chorley and South Ribble Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments
  • Rebecca Coriam
  • Bottles: Plastics
  • Oil: Licensing
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (since 12 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Digital, 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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  • Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Chris Matheson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 34 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.60% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 106 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Oct 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket with hospitality for the National Television Awards with a value of £1,075

Date received: 23 January 2018

Date accepted: 23 January 2018

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 12 February 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and transport with a total value of £1,125

Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

Dates of visit: 27 – 31 August 2018

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

(Registered 11 September 2018)
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £289.30 for myself, plus accommodation for my wife and me £576; total £865.30

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 6-10 September 2018

Purpose of visit: For Gibraltar National Day.

(Registered 18 September 2018)
Name of donor: Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights to Tallinn, Estonia, value £601.84

Destination of visit: Estonia

Dates of visit: 3 - 6 January 2018

Purpose of visit: visit to UK forces in Estonia as part of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme.

(Registered 20 September 2018)
Name of donor: Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights to Gibraltar, value £743.30

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 13-16 February 2018

Purpose of visit: visit to UK forces in Gibraltar as part of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme.

(Registered 20 September 2018)

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