How Jenny Chapman voted
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Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Jenny Chapman hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
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...
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.
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
- Home Department
- Ministry of Justice
- Innovation and Skills
- Prison Service
- Prisons: Private Sector
- Mobile Phones
- Wormwood Scrubs Prison
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (since 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 6 Dec 2010)
- Member, Procedure Committee (since 26 Jul 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — above 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?)
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