Chris Clarkson

Conservative MP for Heywood and Middleton

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Chris Clarkson’s voting in Parliament

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

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Last updated: 21 Feb 2022. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Points of Order 20 Jul 2022

    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. What my hon. Friend the Member for Hyndburn (Sara Britcliffe) says is all too familiar and depressing. I have had my own experience with Labour party attack ads, but that is not the issue that I want to raise in this point of order. On Monday, in the debate on confidence in the Government, the hon. Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant)—I have...
  • Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government 18 Jul 2022

    Does the hon. Gentleman know of any other party represented in this Chamber whose leader tried to protect a sexual predator and is still in post?
  • Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government 18 Jul 2022

    Does the hon. Gentleman know of any other party represented in this Chamber whose leader is still in post after protecting a sexual predator?

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Conservative MP for Heywood and Middleton

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for Transport
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for International Development
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line: North West
  • Palestinians: Schools
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line: Job Creation
  • Fly-tipping

Currently held offices

  • Member, British Sign Language Bill Committee (since 9 Feb 2022)
  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Second Reading Committee (since 12 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill Committee (since 1 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Elections Bill Committee (since 15 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (12 May 2021 to 24 Jun 2021)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 20 May 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2022.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, internal travel and meals with a value of £7,677.67

Destination of visit: Qatar

Dates of visit: 12-17 October 2021

Purpose of visit: British-Qatari APPG visit to meet ministers and officials to discuss Qatar's humanitarian and political response to the Afghanistan crisis, preparations for the World Cup, workers' rights reform and bilateral relations.

(Registered 24 January 2022)

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