Chris Skidmore

Chris Skidmore is the Conservative MP for Kingswood, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

1. Employment and earnings

  • Payments from Springer Nature Ltd, Cromwell Place Hampshire International Business Park Lime Tree Way, Basingstoke RG24 8YJ:
    • 4 May 2021, received £960.29 royalty payment for a previous publication. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 16 June 2021; updated 23 June 2021)
    • 3 May 2022, received £229.25 royalty payment for a previous publication. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 10 May 2022)
  • Oxford International Education Group, 259 Greenwich High Rd, London SE10 8NB:
    • From 19 May 2021 until 16 May 2022, Advisory Board Member. For providing advice on higher education and international student recruitment, I received £10,000 per annum, paid monthly. First invoice submitted on 1 July 2021. Hours: 4-8 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 22 June 2021; updated 14 June 2022)
    • From 16 May 2022 until further notice, Non-Executive Director. I will receive £40,000 per annum, paid monthly. Hours: 16-24 hrs per month. First payment expected in late June 2022. (Registered 14 June 2022)
  • Payments from Public Policy Projects Ltd (independent public policy institute), 10 Rose and Crown Yard, Rose and Crown Yard, London W1Y 6RE. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment.
    • 20 October 2021, received £5,000 for policy work and writing services as Director of Policy. Hours: 40 hrs in October 2021. (Registered 12 November 2021)
    • 29 October 2021, received £3,901.88 for research work and writing services as senior research adviser in November 2021. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2022)
    • 21 December 2021, received £4,226.61 for research work and writing services as senior research adviser in December 2021. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2022)
    • 27 April 2022, received £18,270.52 for research work and writing services as senior research adviser between January 2022 and the end of April 2022. Hours: 120 hrs. (Registered 10 May 2022)
    • 27 May 2022, received £3,207.09 for research work and writing services as senior research adviser in May 2022. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 27 June 2022)
  • 7 April 2022, received £165.10 royalty payment for a previous publication from the Orion Publishing Group, Orion House, 5 Upper Saint Martins Lane, London WC2H 9EA, via Jonathan Pegg Literary Agency, 32 Batoum Gardens, London W6 7QD. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 10 May 2022)

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

  • From 30 May 2022, Bosworth Ltd, through which I will provide research and advisory services. (Registered 14 June 2022)

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 30 May 2022, sole director of Bosworth Ltd. At present, this is an unpaid role. (Registered 14 June 2022)