Chuka Umunna

MP, Streatham

Streatham Labour

Chuka Umunna’s voting in Parliament

Chuka Umunna is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Chuka Umunna’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 6 Jun 2016

    Crossrail 2 and South West London train services – Chuka Umunna. Adjournment debate
  • Business of the House 19 May 2016

    In the past month, there have been 11 serious stabbings involving young people in my borough. There have been 114 incidents of serious youth violence in Lambeth and more than 2,300 across London. This is a crisis situation and it is nationwide. It has been occurring for several months now, yet it did not merit a single mention by the Prime Minister in his remarks in this House yesterday on...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Social Services 28 Apr 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what role her Department had in the selection of appointed local authority heads of social services departments from 1985 to 2015.

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Labour MP for Streatham

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

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education
  • Regional Growth Fund
  • Billing
  • Procurement
  • Departmental Apprentices
  • Royal Mail

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (23 May 2011 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 4 Jul 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Chuka Umunna’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 165 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 67.77% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 213 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chuka Umunna’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 248 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
2 November 2015, received £150 plus travel expenses from Cheltenham Festival (109-111 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7LS) for taking part in a public panel event at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on 8 October 2015. Hours: 6 hrs, including preparation and travel. (Registered 18 November 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Paul Myners
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support the office of Chuka Umunna, Shadow Business Secretary

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 June 2015)
Name of donor: BM Creative Management Ltd
Address of donor: Aldwych House 81 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4HN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support the office of Chuka Umunna, Shadow Business Secretary

Donor status: company, registration 05635995

(Registered 04 June 2015)
Name of donor: INV1.0 Ltd
Address of donor: INV1.0 Ltd, MCR House, 341, Great Western St, Manchester, M14 4AL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support the office of Chuka Umunna, Shadow Business Secretary

Donor status: company, registration 7160754

(Registered 04 June 2015)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 to assist with employing a member of staff in my parliamentary office

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 February 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:accommodation and hospitality with a total value of £1,414 at the annual meeting of the Franco-British Colloque

Date received: 14-16 January 2016

Date accepted: 14 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 06913437

(Registered 17 February 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Progressive Policy Institute
Address of donor: 1200 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Suite 575, Washington, DC 20036

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and travel for myself and my chief political adviser; value £6,858.97

Destination of visit: Washington and New York

Date of visit: 21-23 July 2015

Purpose of visit: to speak in my role as Shadow Business Secretary at a PPI event on Innovation and Growth with European political and economic advisers, attending a series of meeting with USA political figures and a White House seminar.

(Registered 17 August 2015)
Name of donor: Policy Network
Address of donor: Third floor, 11 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for myself and my chief political adviser; value £936.24

Destination of visit: Amsterdam

Date of visit: 1-2 September 2015

Purpose of visit: to speak in my role as Shadow Business Secretary at an event on an understanding between the Netherlands and the UK, and a discussion on future economic and policy direction for the two countries.

(Registered 22 September 2015)
Name of donor: Policy Network
Address of donor: Third floor, 11 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Eurostar travel plus accommodation; total value £477.50

Destination of visit: Paris

Date of visit: 16-17 October 2015

Purpose of visit: to participate in roundtable meetings with ministers, politicians and economists from EU countries and the US, with a focus on European politics.

(Registered 22 October 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising solicitor.

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