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Chris Matheson

Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

Labour MP for City of Chester

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Chris Matheson’s voting in Parliament

Chris Matheson is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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Last updated: 20 Jan 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Counter-terrorism: Protest 13 Feb 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the recent counter-terrorism police guidance released as part of the Prevent Strategy, how many individuals were reported to the police due to their suspected involvement with a climate activist group.
  • Scotland: Renewable Energy 12 Feb 2020

    What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the renewable energy sector in Scotland.
  • Scotland: Renewable Energy 12 Feb 2020

    My hon. Friend the Member for Lancaster and Fleetwood (Cat Smith) is right about the geographical advantage. What infrastructure work are the Government undertaking—for example, interconnectors and storage—so that the clean green energy that Scotland is able to generate can be shared with the rest of the United Kingdom?

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Profile

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

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health
  • Cabinet Office
  • Chorley and South Ribble Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments
  • Rebecca Coriam
  • Bottles: Plastics
  • Immigration Controls
  • Oil: Licensing

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 21 Jan 2020)
  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Robin Wendt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for the 2019 General Election campaign

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 January 2020)
Name of donor: GMB Union
Address of donor: Mary Turner House, 22 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for the General Election

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 January 2020)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 for the General Election

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Chester Race Company
Address of donor: The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Guest of the donor at Chester Races, value £425

Date received: 10 May 2019

Date accepted: 10 May 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00037600

(Registered 24 May 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Results UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Vaccines, flights, accommodation, transport and other incidentals, total value £2,605.16

Destination of visit: Ethiopia

Dates of visit: 14-19 April 2019

Purpose of visit: To examine TB and vaccination programmes and healthcare provision as part of the global campaign against TB.

(Registered 20 May 2019)
Name of donor: British Council
Address of donor: 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £2,986.60; hotel accommodation costing £725.08; other food and sundries costing £181.31; £3,892.99 in total.

Destination of visit: Kenya

Dates of visit: 5-11 August 2019

Purpose of visit: To see the work of the British Council in Kenya, and to participate in the selection process for the British Council Future Leaders Connect programme.

(Registered 11 September 2019)
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 £1,404; hotel accommodation £330; ticket to Gibraltar Music Festival £340; total value £2,074

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 6-8 September 2019

Purpose of visit: Meetings with ministers in HM Government of Gibraltar ahead of Gibraltar National Day.

(Registered 25 September 2019)

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