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Chris Philp

Conservative - Croydon South

First elected: 7th May 2015

Minister of State (Home Office)

(since October 2022)

Chris Philp is not a member of any APPGs
1 Former APPG membership
Small and Micro Business
Equipment Theft (Prevention) Bill
25th Jan 2023 - 1st Feb 2023
Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office
14th Oct 2022 - 25th Oct 2022
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
6th Sep 2022 - 14th Oct 2022
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
16th Sep 2021 - 7th Jul 2022
Online Safety Bill
18th May 2022 - 28th Jun 2022
Nationality and Borders Bill
15th Sep 2021 - 19th Sep 2021
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)
13th Feb 2020 - 16th Sep 2021
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
12th May 2021 - 24th Jun 2021
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice)
10th Sep 2019 - 13th Feb 2020
Minister of State (London)
18th Dec 2019 - 13th Feb 2020
Treasury Committee
8th Jul 2015 - 3rd May 2017

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Chris Philp has voted in 954 divisions, and 3 times against the majority of their Party.

17 Jun 2020 - Health and Personal Social Services - View Vote Context
Chris Philp voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 104 Conservative Aye votes vs 124 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 253 Noes - 136
30 Mar 2022 - Health and Care Bill - View Vote Context
Chris Philp voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 72 Conservative Aye votes vs 175 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 215 Noes - 188
7 Mar 2023 - Public Order Bill - View Vote Context
Chris Philp voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 107 Conservative Aye votes vs 109 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 116 Noes - 299
View All Chris Philp Division Votes

Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Alex Cunningham (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Justice)
(197 debate interactions)
Alex Davies-Jones (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Tech and Digital Economy)
(120 debate interactions)
Kirsty Blackman (Scottish National Party)
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)
(89 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Home Office
(1779 debate contributions)
Ministry of Justice
(117 debate contributions)
HM Treasury
(90 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
Online Safety Act 2023
(96,574 words contributed)
Criminal Justice Bill 2023-24
(41,564 words contributed)
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View all Chris Philp's debates

Croydon South Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petition Debates Contributed

Make it a legal requirement when opening a new social media account, to provide a verified form of ID. Where the account belongs to a person under the age of 18 verify the account with the ID of a parent/guardian, to prevent anonymised harmful activity, providing traceability if an offence occurs.

Enact legislation to protect retail workers. This legislation must create a specific offence of abusing, threatening or assaulting a retail worker. The offence must carry a penalty that acts as a deterrent and makes clear that abuse of retail workers is unacceptable.

Illegal immigrants are entering the UK in many different ways, including small boats from France which are not stopped by either French or British forces.

Latest EDMs signed by Chris Philp

8th November 2016
Chris Philp signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 15th November 2016


Tabled by: John Penrose (Conservative - Weston-super-Mare)
That this House supports the triggering of Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union according to the Government's timetable.
40 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 35
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 1
19th May 2016
Chris Philp signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 19th May 2016


Tabled by: David Lammy (Labour - Tottenham)
That this House expresses deep concern at HSBC's decision to close branches in Tottenham, Shenfield, Mitcham, Morden, East Dulwich, Waltham Abbey, Epping, Wickford, Welling, East Sheen, Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington, Stanmore, Worcester Park, Chigwell, Whetstone, Southfields, Mill Hill, Yiewsley, Gidea Park, Deptford, Wanstead, Chislehurst, Willesden Green, Harlesden, Clapham, Southall, Temple …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jul 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Conservative: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
View All Chris Philp's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Chris Philp, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

Chris Philp has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Chris Philp has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

1 Bill introduced by Chris Philp

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about mitigating air pollution, including through the use of low emission zones; to prohibit vehicle idling; to restrict the approval and sale of vehicles with certain engine types; to require local authorities to undertake tree-planting programmes and to take steps to promote the use of electric propulsion systems in buses and taxis; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 3rd September 2019
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Chris Philp has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament