Jenny Chapman

MP, Darlington

Darlington Labour

Jenny Chapman’s voting in Parliament

Jenny Chapman is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Jenny Chapman’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Jenny Chapman’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jenny Chapman’s full vote analysis page for more.

Jenny Chapman never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Darlington

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (since 7 Oct 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.


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