A selection of Margot James's votes
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Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
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Margot James never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of people who claimed jobseeker's allowance (JSA) at some point during the year were subject to a JSA sanction in that year in (a) Stourbridge Jobcentre and (b) Stourbridge constituency in each of the last five years.
My hon. Friend has given the excellent examples of Rolls-Royce and Bombardier, which have been encouraging women to take up careers in engineering. Such careers require scientific qualifications. Does she agree that it is imperative for us to encourage girls to stick with the sciences when they are very young and have the necessary aptitude? Is that not crucial to their potential career...
Does my right hon. Friend agree that the Government’s recent announcements and the placing of responsibilities on the health service and schools for reporting suspicions of FGM should help to bring about a prosecution, and hopefully many more prosecutions in the future?
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Conservative MP for Stourbridge
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Innovation and Skills
- Human Trafficking
- NHS: Drugs
- Industrial Health and Safety
- Higher Education: Admissions
Currently held offices
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 13 May 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 8 Nov 2012)
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Date of receipt: 15 December 2015
Date of acceptance: 15 December 2015
Donor status: company, registration 06390883
(Registered 17 February 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Jeremy Asher
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 received via the Conservative Party to support my re-election campaign.
Date of receipt of donation: 14 November 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 14 November 2014
Donor status: individual
(Registered 18 February 2015)
8. Land and Property
Cottage in Worcestershire, from which rental income is received.
(a) Violet Productions; film production
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