Sharon Hodgson

MP, Washington and Sunderland West

Washington and Sunderland West Labour

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How Sharon Hodgson voted
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Sharon Hodgson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 10 Sep 2014

    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 10 September.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 10 Sep 2014

    I join the Leader of the House in paying tribute to our very good friend Jim Dobbin. He was a kind and thoroughly decent man and will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Pat and their family. The bedroom tax is discriminatory, damaging, and it is not even working. Last Friday the House was very clear. Will the Government now listen? Will they scrap that wretched...
  • Affordable Homes Bill 5 Sep 2014

    I am pleased to be able to speak in the debate. I congratulate the hon. Member for St Ives (Andrew George) on introducing the Bill and making the case for it. He is sincere in his personal opposition to the bedroom tax. I am therefore pleased to support him in trying to do something about it. Like the hon. Gentleman, and like all hon. Members—I am sure this applies not only to...

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Labour MP for Washington and Sunderland West

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Gateshead East and Washington West

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Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Staff
  • Discrimination
  • Career Development
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Special Educational Needs

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Equalities)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)

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 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 490 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 73.80% 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") 226 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

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