Chi Onwurah

MP, Newcastle upon Tyne Central

Newcastle upon Tyne Central Labour

Chi Onwurah’s voting in Parliament

Chi Onwurah 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 Chi Onwurah’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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

Chi Onwurah never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Women Engineers 26 Nov 2015

    It is really important to show young girls and boys the fantastic careers that engineering provides. To do that specifically for girls, we need engineering companies to engage with schools. What discussions is the Minister having with other Ministers to ensure that there is a central point where engineering companies can find the schools they can engage with?
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Broadband 26 Nov 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the Prime Minister's announcement of 7 November 2015 on broadband access, what public funding has been assigned for the delivery of the Universal Service Obligation for broadband; and whether he plans to publish this information as part of the comprehensive spending review.
  • UK Musicians Performing Overseas — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 25 Nov 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I congratulate the hon. Member for Selby and Ainsty (Nigel Adams) on securing this important debate. I associate myself with the remarks that he made regarding the atrocities in Paris. As my hon. Friend the Member for Cardiff West (Kevin Brennan) put it, music represents the best of humanity. It is in some ways an...

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Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central

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

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Cabinet Office
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Training
  • Travel and Subsistence Payments
  • Broadband
  • Departmental Chief Scientific Advisers
  • Government Procurement Card

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (11 Jan 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (8 Oct 2010 to 11 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Fees from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3SE, for opinion surveys. Payments donated to my constituency party.
10 November 2014, £100 for research interview conducted on 26 June 2014. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 05 June 2015)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for opinion surveys. Payments donated to my constituency party.
10 February 2015, £200 for Winter 2014 Survey, completed on 15 December 2014. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 March 2015)
11 March 2015, £80 for interview on 23 July 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 March 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Chartered engineer (non-practising).
Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, which waived my fellowship fee for 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15. Value in 2014 £160 (Updated 25 February 2014 and 18 March 2015). (Registered 27 December 2012)

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