Roberta Blackman-Woods’s voting in Parliament
Roberta Blackman-Woods is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Roberta Blackman-Woods’s votes.
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
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Roberta Blackman-Woods never rebelled against their party in this parliament
My hon. Friend is raising the extremely important issue, which we both felt in our constituencies over the summer, of problems with illegal encampments for travelling people, who fall into various categories, because of a lack of either temporary or permanent sites. It is important to ensure proper assessment of all communities’ needs and proper planning so that there are enough sites...
On a point of order, Sir Alan. This is on the programme motion. When we had the meeting of the Programming Sub-Committee, a draft timetable was presented to us in advance of that meeting. It was firmly agreed at that Committee that it was simply advisory and that the Government were not signalling an intention to put knives into the process, and yet we are now being presented with—[...
Further to that point of order, Sir Alan. The Minister has just emphasised my need to make a point of order. That timetable was not discussed at the Programming Sub-Committee, and nor was it agreed to. In fact, we said the opposite: we asked for it to be very clear that we were not agreeing to the timetable set out by the Government Whip. My hon. Friend the Member for Easington asked for...
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Labour MP for City of Durham
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Planning Permission
- Housing: Construction
- Change of Use
- Licensed Premises
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing) (since 18 Sep 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon David Lammy, Minister of State), Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (13 Nov 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (4 Aug 2008 to 29 Sep 2008)
- Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
- Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (11 Oct 2007 to 25 Oct 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (26 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (16 Jul 2007 to 23 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Armstrong, Minister of State (Cabinet)), Cabinet Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 17 Jul 2006)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (28 Jun 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (28 Jun 2005 to 6 May 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 85 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 67.42% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 268 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. The money is donated to my Constituency
Received payment of £75 for participation in a parliamentary survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 November 2014
Received payment of £75 for participation in a parliamentary survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 February 2015
Payment from Ipsos MORI
, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
26 August 2015
, payment of £200 received for survey. Hours: approx. 1.5 hrs. (Registered 26 August 2015)
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