How Sharon Hodgson voted
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- Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
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Sharon Hodgson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
What his priorities are for tackling discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity internationally; and what steps the Government are taking to promote the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people worldwide.
There is great concern across the House that the Government’s response to Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act has been too weak. This dreadful violation of human rights needs a strong international response to send a clear message not only to Uganda but to other countries contemplating similar legislation. Does the Secretary of State accept that quiet diplomacy is not enough and that...
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps he is taking to help households improve their energy efficiency.
More of Sharon Hodgson's recent appearances
Labour MP for Washington and Sunderland West
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Culture Media and Sport
- Communities and Local Government
- Career Development
- Special Educational Needs
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Education) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, North East Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Minister of State), Department of Health (27 Nov 2008 to unknown)
- PPS (Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence (4 Aug 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (27 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (Mr Liam Byrne, Minister of State), Home Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (13 Dec 2005 to 18 Jul 2006)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 454 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 72.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 211 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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