Jenny Chapman

MP, Darlington

Darlington Labour

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How Jenny Chapman voted
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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Jenny Chapman hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Reoffending 9 Sep 2014

    The right hon. Gentleman needs to know that the cost of reoffending is now the same as holding the London Olympics every single year. There is now more overcrowding, less education, and more violence in our prisons than ever before. Why will he not admit that the only intervention his Government have made in the past four and half years that has had the effect of reducing reoffending...
  • Opposition Day — [5th allotted day]: Infant Class Sizes 3 Sep 2014

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Daventry (Chris Heaton-Harris). It was interesting to hear him draw on his experiences on the Public Accounts Committee. That was a good contribution. I disagreed with the hon. Gentleman fundamentally on one point. He said that education should not be the same throughout the country. Of course, he was right about that. However, education never...
  • Opposition Day — [5th allotted day]: Infant Class Sizes 3 Sep 2014

    When I consider the issue I look at what is happening now, and numbers in my constituency have risen by 66%—66% more infant school pupils are being taught in classes of more than 30. That is happening now, and I am interested in what the Government will do to fix it. I am a bit like some of my colleagues who said that they did not want to upset the shadow Secretary of State—of...

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Labour MP for Darlington

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Prison Service
  • Prisoners
  • Mobile Phones
  • Prisons: Mother and Baby Units
  • Probation

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Justice)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Procedure Committee

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