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Chris Philp

Conservative - Croydon South

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

(since September 2021)
Chris Philp is not a member of any APPGs
1 Former APPG membership
Small and Micro Business
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

Department Event
Thursday 18th November 2021
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Oral questions - Main Chamber
18 Nov 2021, 9:30 a.m.
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Wednesday 20th October 2021
Environment Bill
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 300 Conservative Aye votes vs 1 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 307 Noes - 185
Thursday 23rd September 2021
Horse Racing

I thank the hon. Members who have joined this evening’s Adjournment debate.

I thank my right hon. Friend the Member …

Written Answers
Tuesday 21st May 2019
Local Government Services: Immigrants
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the effect on local authority budgets …
Early Day Motions
None available
Clean Air (No. 2) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …
None available
MP Financial Interests
Tuesday 1st June 2021
8. Miscellaneous
On 22 March 2021, a company to which a subsidiary of Pluto Partners LLP provides services became accredited for the …
EDM signed
Tuesday 15th November 2016
That this House supports the triggering of Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union according to the Government's …
Supported Legislation
Tuesday 30th January 2018
Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 2) Bill 2017-19
A Bill to Provide that the Secretary of State’s powers in relation to the management of the Royal Botanic Gardens, …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Chris Philp has voted in 326 divisions, and 1 time 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
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

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Sparring Partners
Alex Cunningham (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Justice)
(151 debate interactions)
Conor McGinn (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Home Office)
(30 debate interactions)
Sarah Champion (Labour)
(22 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Home Office
(805 debate contributions)
Ministry of Justice
(146 debate contributions)
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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

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
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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.

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 3rd September 2019
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Next Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Date TBA

Chris Philp has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament