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.

  • Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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Chuka Umunna occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Gangs and Youth Violence: London 29 Jan 2016

    I am grateful to the Minister for touching directly on this point I raised, but the disbanding of the network is a retrograde step. It is not the same as what the Government will reinstitute in its place. The nature of how gangs operate and proliferate changes, which is why we need the constant peer review the network provides. From what I understand and the information local partners have...
  • Gangs and Youth Violence: London 29 Jan 2016

    I have asked just two questions at Prime Minister’s questions on a Wednesday since I was elected in May 2010, although I have had various exchanges with the Prime Minister in this Chamber outside Prime Minister’s questions. On 7 July 2010, I told the House during PMQs that my constituent, Zac Olumegbon, had been murdered a few days before in a planned attack close to his school....
  • Gangs and Youth Violence: London 29 Jan 2016

    I could not agree more with my hon. Friend. We have worked together on the issue since I have been in the House, and I pay tribute to her for continuously shining a light on what is happening in her constituency and across London. I do not want to say any more about the case of my Somali constituents, except to highlight that I have written to Ministers about the family in detail, and I...

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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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

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: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Address of donor: 1 Embankment Place, London WC2N 6RH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a research assistant/analyst for 5 days a week from 8 September 2014 to 18 December 2014. The value amounts to £36,000 and relates to time spent working with the Shadow Secretary of State for Business and his team.

Date of receipt: 8 September 2014

Date of acceptance: 8 September 2014

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 08 October 2014)
Name of donor: DCD Properties Ltd
Address of donor: 90 Long Acre, London WC2E 9RA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 received through the Labour Party to support the office of Chuka Umunna MP

Date of receipt: 7 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 7 January 2015

Donor status: company, registration 03092306

(Registered 06 February 2015)
Name of donor: Stephen Barclay
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,537.76 to support a business engagement event on 3 February 2015, in my role as Shadow Business Secretary

Date of receipt: 24 March 2015

Date of acceptance: 24 March 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 March 2015)
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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation and meals with a total value of £852

Destination of visit: Versailles, Paris

Date of visit: 15-17 January 2015

Purpose of visit: annual meeting of the Franco-British Colloque to discuss growth and business policy, attended by French and British business people and politicians.

(Registered 10 February 2015)
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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