Jenny Chapman

Former MP, Darlington

Darlington Labour

A selection of Jenny Chapman's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details

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Jenny Chapman hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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Former Labour MP for Darlington

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 33 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 68.28% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 108 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 107 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.


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