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Labour MP for Darlington
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (since 7 Oct 2011) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Jenny Chapman voted on key issues:
- Voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Select Committee membership
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 6 Dec 2010)
- Member, Procedure Committee (since 26 Jul 2010)
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Justice, Home Department, Education, Business, Innovation and Skills, Health
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Mobile Phones, Prisoners, Young Offenders, Schools: ICT, Probation
(based on written questions asked by Jenny Chapman and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Offender Rehabilitation Bill Committee (4 out of 6)
- Prisons (Property) bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Crime and Courts Bill Committee (10 out of 13)
- Protection of Freedoms Bill Committee (12 out of 20)
- Business of the House (Today): New Clause 3 — Reduction of secondary Class 1 contributions for certain age groups (10 Dec 2013)
“Welcome though the measure surely is, does my hon. Friend not feel, as I do, that with almost 1 million young people unemployed, it might be too little, too late?”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Universal Credit (10 Dec 2013)
“How confident is the Secretary of State that the system will be able to deal with people who live in such unusual circumstances as being in a couple or having children?”
- Public Bill Committee: Offender Rehabilitation Bill [Lords]: New Clause 8 - Non-public sector provision of services (3 Dec 2013)
“Further to that point of order, Mr Robertson. I thank you for your helpful and fair supervision of the Committee. I thank the Doorkeepers, the Clerks and Hansard. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull East for his encouragement and his relaxed attitude to whipping the Committee. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Stockton North for his thorough speech on clause 1. It was...”
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- Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 39 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 68.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 72 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register