Damian Collins Portrait

Damian Collins

Conservative - Folkestone and Hythe


Oral Question
Wednesday 3rd March 2021
11:30
Northern Ireland Office
Oral Question No. 28
What steps the Government is taking to address the safety of journalists in Northern Ireland
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Oral Question
Thursday 4th March 2021
09:30
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Oral Question No. 31
What steps he is taking to promote sustainable fishing
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Speeches
Wednesday 24th February 2021
Uber: Supreme Court Ruling

This is a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court, but many people will be concerned that companies such as Uber …

Written Answers
Monday 8th February 2021
Extradition: EU Countries
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, on what grounds EU member states are able to refuse …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Monday 7th July 2014
Football Governance Bill 2014-15
A Bill to require professional and semi-professional football clubs in England to disclose the identity of their owners; to give …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 11th May 2020
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Davos Klosters Bergbahnen AG
Address of donor: Brämabüelstrasse CH - 7270 Davos Platz
Amount of donation or …

Debate information

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Significant Folkestone and Hythe Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
200,467
c. 1,252 added daily
234,693
(Estimated)

Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 21 Oct 2020 Debated on - 9 Nov 2020 View Damian Collins's petition debate contributions
29 Mar 2021
closes in 3 weeks, 6 days

Football is a powerful tool of which allows a range of benefits such as employment, and other important aspects of life. Football can be associated with passion, emotion, excitement and dedication across the community. With Fans attending football games a range of economic benefits are there too.

15,677
Petition Closed

Abolish the TV Licence

Gov Responded - 17 Oct 2017 Debated on - 20 Nov 2017 View Damian Collins's petition debate contributions
15 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 11 months ago

The TV Licence is no longer fit for purpose and should be abolished. It is unfair that one should hold one to watch Freeview channels or indeed subscription TV. The BBC should look at alternative methods of funding particularly as it is commonly felt there is a high level of bias.


Most recent EDMs signed by Damian Collins

Damian Collins has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

1 Urgent Question tabled by Damian Collins

Date Forum Title
19 Mar 2018 Commons Chamber Cambridge Analytica: Data Privacy

Damian Collins has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

6 Bills introduced by Damian Collins


A Bill to require professional and semi-professional football clubs in England to disclose the identity of their owners; to give the Football Association powers to block the ownership of a club by anyone whom they consider is not a fit and proper person; to require all creditors of a football club to be compensated equally should the club go into administration; to facilitate the raising by supporters’ organisations of the finance required to acquire a controlling stake in a football club; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 7th November 2014

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 25th June 2018
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

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 reform the governance of football in England to make it more transparent and accountable; to ensure fair financial dealings between professional football clubs and their supporters; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 24th June 2013

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 require professional and semi-professional football clubs in England to disclose the identity of their owners; to give the Football Association powers to block the ownership of a club by anyone whom they consider is not a fit and proper person; to require all creditors of a football club to be compensated equally should the club go into administration; to facilitate the raising by supporters’ organisations of the finance required to acquire a controlling stake in a football club; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Thursday 3rd April 2014

A bill to require a football club playing in the top four tiers of English and Scottish professional football to disclose the identity of its owner, the identity of the owner of its home playing ground, training ground, any intellectual property associated with the club or a third party stake in its players and the identities of outstanding creditors; to require all creditors of a football club to be compensated equally should the club go into administration; and for connected purposes


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 25th June 2012
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to require a football club playing in the top four tiers of English and Scottish professional football to disclose the identity of its owner, the identity of the owner of its home playing ground, training ground, any intellectual property associated with the club or a third party stake in its players and the identities of outstanding creditors; to require all creditors of a football club to be compensated equally should the club go into administration; and for connected purposes


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 13th March 2012

Damian Collins has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting