Christian Matheson

Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

(since April 2020)
Christian Matheson Portrait


Member for City of Chester / chrism4chester
Select Committees
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since January 2020)

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Debate information

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Sparring Partners
Chloe Smith (Conservative) Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (58 debate interactions) View debates with Chloe Smith John Bercow (Speaker) (35 debate interactions) View debates with John Bercow David Linden (Scottish National Party) Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (33 debate interactions) View debates with David Linden View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant City of Chester Petitions

Christian Matheson has not participated in any petition debates

Most recent EDMs signed by Christian Matheson

Date Tabled Title Signatures
19 Mar 2020
Christian Matheson signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 19th March 2020

Census (England and Wales)

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Labour - Islington North)
That the draft of the Order in Council, entitled Census (England and Wales) Order 2020, which was laid before this House on 2 March, be not submitted to Her Majesty.
7 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
6 Feb 2020
Christian Matheson signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th February 2020

Conduct of Judge Robin Tolson QC

Tabled by: Louise Haigh (Labour - Sheffield, Heeley)
That this House welcomes the overturning by the High Court of Justice Tolson’s ruling in the Central Family Court that a sexual assault did not constitute rape because the woman had taken no physical step to encourage the man to desist; notes with concern the High Court’s findings that Justice …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 41
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
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Commons initiatives

1 Urgent Question tabled by Christian Matheson

Date Forum Title
18 Mar 2019 Commons Chamber Interserve

Christian Matheson has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

1 Bill introduced by Christian Matheson

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Football Regulation Bill 2017-19
Presented by Christian Matheson (Labour)
Private Members' Bill
Ten Minute Bill
1st reading: House of Commons 26 June, 2019 27 Jun 2019, 11:09 a.m.

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 establish an independent regulator of football clubs; and for connected purposes.