Jenny Chapman

MP, Darlington

Darlington Labour

A selection of Jenny Chapman's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details

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Jenny Chapman

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prisoner and Staff Safety 17 Mar 2015

    The situation in our prisons is dire. Many times over the years we have heard the word “crisis” used. I have to say that the situation now is as bad as I have ever seen it. The most recent quarterly prison safety report makes exceptionally grim reading, with serious assaults on staff at an all-time high. Grimmer still was an e-mail I received from an officer who said: “I...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Private Sector 16 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many staff have (a) left and (b) joined the workforce in each privately-run prison in England and Wales in the most recent 12 month period for which figures are available.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Private Sector 16 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many days' training on average new prison officers receive before starting work in each privately-run prison in England and Wales.

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Labour MP for Darlington

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Prison Service
  • Prisoners
  • Prisons: Private Sector
  • Mobile Phones
  • Wormwood Scrubs Prison

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.


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