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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.
This is a random selection of Chris Clarkson’s votes.
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2021.
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2020.
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2020.
Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2020.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2022.
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
2 votes for, 9 votes against, between 2020–2021.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2022.
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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...
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?
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
Topics of interest
- Department for Transport
- 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
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.
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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