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 more EU integration Show votes
Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
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Roberta Blackman-Woods never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to section 9.10 of Fixing the foundations: creating a more prosperous nation, published on 10 July 2015, Cm 9098, what steps he plans to take to ensure that there is adequate consultation with local people when imposing local plans on behalf of local authorities.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to section 9.15 of Fixing the foundations: creating a more prosperous nation, published on 10 July 2015, Cm 9098, if he will issue guidance on the term zonal system, used in connection with brownfield sites; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to section 9.10 of Fixing the foundations: creating a more prosperous nation, published on 10 July 2015, Cm 9098, how much time his Department will allow local authorities to put in place local plans where they have not yet done so before his Department will intervene to enforce this.
More of Roberta Blackman-Woods’s recent appearances
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
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 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 (Select Committee) (28 Jun 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint 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 39 debates in the last year — above 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 58.49% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
- 130 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Roberta Blackman-Woods’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 263 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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