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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  • Chris Clarkson voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Clause 46 - Power to provide financial assistance for economic development etc 16 Sep 2020

    It is a pleasure to serve under you chairmanship, Ms McDonagh. This is one of the more difficult speeches I have had to deliver in my short time in the House, and that is not to say that I am conflicted; far from it—I will be supporting the Government and voting against the amendment. Rather my difficult is trying to understand the strident objection to the concept of more money coming to...
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Clause 46 - Power to provide financial assistance for economic development etc 16 Sep 2020

    It is a pleasure to serve under you chairmanship, Ms McDonagh. This is one of the more difficult speeches I have had to deliver in my short time in the House, and that is not to say that I am conflicted; far from it—I will be supporting the Government and voting against the amendment. Rather my difficult is trying to understand the strident objection to the concept of more money coming to...
  • Channel Crossings in Small Boats 2 Sep 2020

    I start by paying tribute to our law enforcement and our Royal Navy, despite the comments of Opposition Members. It is approximately a 300-mile drive from Heywood in my constituency to Dover, in the constituency of my hon. Friend the Member for Dover (Mrs Elphicke). When I say to the Minister that I have received a large number of communications about these crossings, I think he will accept...

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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
  • Department for International Development
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line: North West
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line: Archaeology
  • Palestinians: Schools
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line: Job Creation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (since 2 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Sep 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
26 December 2019, received £3,173,67 from Virgin Media Telecoms, 500 Brook Drive, RG2 6UU, for work done as a consultant in September 2019. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 09 January 2020)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI Ltd)
Address of donor: Blick Rothenberg, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and hospitality with a total value of £2,300

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Dates of visit: 16-21 February 2020

Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation.

(Registered 28 February 2020)

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