Chris Williamson

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Independent

Former Member for Derby North

chris.williamson.mp@parliament.uk / https://twitter.com/derbychrisw
Chris Williamson is not a member of any APPGs

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Legislation Debates
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Significant Derby North Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
105,362
Petition Closed

Create a new independent welfare body to protect racehorses from abuse and death

Gov Responded - 19 Mar 2018 Debated on - 15 Oct 2018 View Chris Williamson's petition debate contributions
13 Aug 2018
closed 1 year, 11 months ago

The British Horseracing Authority is responsible for race horse welfare. But around 200 horses die each year due to racing in Britain. We urge the government to set up an independent regulatory body, with horse welfare as its only interest, which will take meaningful action to stop horses dying.

113,284
Petition Closed

Change the laws governing the use of fireworks to include a ban on public use

Gov Responded - 27 Oct 2017 Debated on - 29 Jan 2018 View Chris Williamson's petition debate contributions
6 Apr 2018
closed 2 years, 3 months ago

Fireworks cause alarm, distress and anxiety to many people and animals. We call on the Secretary of State to make appropriate provision to secure that the risk of public use is the MINIMUM that is compatible with fireworks being used, as stated in Fireworks Act 2003 sect 2.


Most recent EDMs signed by Chris Williamson

Date Tabled Title Signatures
15 Oct 2019
Chris Williamson signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th November 2019

Prison officer pension age

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House recognises the dangerous working conditions in the Prison Service; expresses concern at the increasing number of violent assaults on prison staff; believes that prison officers approaching the age of 70 should not be expected to deal with violent and dangerous criminals aged in their twenties, thirties and …
75 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Scottish National Party: 20
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Independent: 5
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
14 Oct 2019
Chris Williamson signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 14th October 2019

Women Against State Pension Inequality

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House calls on the Government to financially support women worst affected by the accelerated increase in the state pension age introduced through the Pensions Act 2011; notes with concern that significant numbers of women were unaware of pension age equalisation set out in the Pensions Act 1995; acknowledges …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Nov 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Conservative: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

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Chris Williamson has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

Chris Williamson has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


118 Written Questions

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Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva Syria: Chemical Weapons Syria: Chemical Weapons Syria: Chemical Weapons Syria: Chemical Weapons Abdullah Öcalan Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Julian Assange Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bulldog Trust Russia: Mass Media Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Russian Language Russia: Mass Media Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Integrity Initiative Ahmed Mansoor Syria: Chemical Weapons Syria: Chemical Weapons Joe Robinson Syria: Chemical Weapons Syria: Chemical Weapons Israeli Settlements Middle East: Peace Negotiations Israel: Bedouin Israeli Settlements Gaza: Death Syria: Armed Conflict Syria: Armed Conflict Syria: Armed Conflict Syria: Turkey Turkey: Arms Trade Syria: Turkey Turkey: Freedom of Expression Iraq: Terrorism Burma: Peace Negotiations Ecuador: Military Aid Yemen: Military Intervention Syria: Military Intervention Saudi Arabia: Air Force Yemen: Terrorism Syria: Military Intervention South America: Military Aid Ministry of Defence: Integrity Initiative Ministry of Defence: Bulldog Trust Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust: Grants Ministry of Defence: Institute for Statecraft Universal Credit Pensions: Judicial Review Independent Case Examiner Social Security Benefits Independent Case Examiner Independent Case Examiner Personal Independence Payment: Appeals Funerals: Scotland Funerals: Costs Personal Independence Payment: Post- traumatic Stress Disorder Overseas Students: Finance Overseas Students: Immigration Department for Education: Integrity Initiative Injuries: Children Adoption Schools: Inspections Faith Schools: Equality Children: Food Poverty Canoeing: River Derwent Canoeing: National Parks Hunting Hunting Act 2004: Convictions Livestock: Exports Air Pollution: Greater London Dogs: Smuggling Pet Travel Scheme: Dogs