Jenny Chapman

MP, Darlington

Darlington Labour

A selection of Jenny Chapman's votes

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  • 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 referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details

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Jenny Chapman never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Reoffending 23 Jun 2015

    Reconviction rates double for prisoners who report using drugs in the four weeks before custody. If the Minister and his many colleagues do just one thing, will they please ensure that they reduce access to drugs in prison?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Reoffending 23 Jun 2015

    I am glad to hear that the Minister is taking the matter seriously—and so he should—but he might want to look at what is actually happening on the ground. Just this morning, the chief inspector of prisons published a report on Pentonville prison in which, among his many criticisms, he observed that there was no detailed drug supply strategy. How many other prisons do not have a...
  • [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] — Safety in Prisons 17 Jun 2015

    Will the Minister give way?

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Labour MP for Darlington

Entered the 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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