National Campaign - Active in Parliament

Since he was first elected as the MP for Christchurch, Chris has won a reputation for speaking out fearlessly on behalf of constituents, putting their interests ahead of Party loyalty.

Chris wants to ensure that changes to our laws are properly scrutinised before being enacted. 

Chris has spoken in numerous Parliamentary debates and is a frequent questioner of Ministers. 

He is a former joint winner of The Spectator Parliamentarian of the Year Award.

He intends per his Election Address to continue to be Active in Parliament.

Some of his activities in this regard can be found under this Campaign.


Chris Chope Welcomes Agreement to Judges Retirement Age PMB

Chris Chope welcomes the decision of the Government to agree to raise the mandatory retirement age for Judges from seventy to seventy five.  This was the subject of a Private Member’s Bill, tabled for the current session of Parliament. 


Chris Chope expressed his concern that the dynamic economic benefits of low taxes had been forgotten and that the 30% increase in Corporation Tax is a mistake, when he spoke in the House of Commons during the debate on the 2021 Budget.  

For his full speech, see below.