Chuka Umunna

Former MP, Streatham

Streatham Labour

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How Chuka Umunna voted
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  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Chuka Umunna hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions 26 Mar 2015

    This is indeed the last departmental questions of this Parliament and, Mr Speaker, it has been good to see you in your place at all of them. I have enjoyed my exchanges with the Secretary of State and note that during his time no fewer than nine Conservative minders have been sent to ensure, as his former deputy, the Defence Secretary, has intimated, that he does not slip his electronic tag....
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions 26 Mar 2015

    I know that the Secretary of State does not think that his party’s former president and current foreign affairs chief, the hon. Member for Westmorland and Lonsdale (Tim Farron), has much credibility, but I think that that hon. Gentleman was right to say that an in/out referendum at the arbitrary date of 2017 would “damage the national interest, compromise our negotiating position...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: EU Grants and Loans 26 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what proportion of funds under the 2007-13 European Regional Development Fund which were committed after May 2010 have not yet been drawn down.

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Former Labour MP for Streatham

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (since 7 Oct 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 349 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 69.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 183 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 208 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
(b) Address of donor (the address of individuals will not be published): PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 7 More London, London Riverside, Tooley St, London SE1 2DB
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a research assistant/analyst for 5 days per week from 9 June 2014 to 5 September 2014. The value amounts to £32,050 and relates to time spent working with the Shadow Secretary of State for Business and his team.
(b) Date of receipt of donation: 9 June 2014
(b) Date of acceptance of donation: 9 June 2014
(b) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(b) (Registered 16 July 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Lord Gulam Noon
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) 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
(b) Date of receipt: 4 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 4 July 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 29 July 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Shamique Ismail
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 received through the Labour Party to support the office of Chuka Umunna MP
(b) Date of receipt of donation: 6 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance of donation: 6 July 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 29 July 2014)
(b) Name of donor: DCD Properties Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 90 Long Acre, London, WC2E 9RA
(b) 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
(b) Date of receipt: 8 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 8 July 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 03092306
(b) (Registered 29 July 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Lance Mason Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 5-7 Towers Court, Duckworth Street, Blackburn BB2 2JQ
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 received through the Labour Party to support the office of Chuka Umunna MP
(b) Date of receipt: 17 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 17 July 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 0712 3287
(b) (Registered 29 July 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Grosvenor UK Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Metropolitan House, 3 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar EN6 1AG
(b) 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
(b) Date of receipt: 6 August 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 6 August 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 05632040
(b) (Registered 12 August 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Henley Homes Plc
(b) Address of donor: 103 Union Street, London SE1 0LA
(b) 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
(b) Date of receipt: 13 August 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 13 August 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 836513
(b) (Registered 20 August 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Signature Tax Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 24 Queen Street, Manchester M2 5HX
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 received through the Labour Party to support the office of Chuka Umunna MP
(b) Date of receipt: 18 August 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 18 August 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 08281817
(b) (Registered 20 August 2014)
(b) Name of donor: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
(b) Address of donor: 1 Embankment Place, London WC2N 6RH
(b) 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.
(b) Date of receipt: 8 September 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 8 September 2014
(b) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(b) (Registered 8 October 2014)
(b) Name of donor: DCD Properties Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 90 Long Acre, London WC2E 9RA
(b) 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
(b) Date of receipt: 7 January 2015
(b) Date of acceptance: 7 January 2015
(b) Donor status: company, registration 03092306
(b) (Registered 6 February 2015)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: London Chamber of Commerce
Address of donor: 33 Queen St, City of London, EC4R 1AP
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, visa and hospitality for myself and my Chief Political Adviser with a total value of £5,308.18
Destination of visit: Nigeria and Ghana
Date of visit: 12-17 May 2013
Purpose of visit: London Chamber of Commerce and UKTI NW Trade Mission to support British business exports and to strengthen trade relations with these two countries
(Registered 14 June 2013; updated 20 May 2014)
Name of donor: (1) Chinese for Labour and (2) Labour Finance and Industry Group
Address of donor: (1) PO Box 277,DidcotOX11 1DR; (2) One Brewers Green, London SW1H 0RH
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): for myself and my Chief Political Adviser: £3,980 for flights, accommodation, and other disbursements; (2) £1,101.16 towards for flights, accommodation, and other disbursements; total £5,081.16
Destination of visit: China
Date of visit: 23-26 July 2013
Purpose of visit: Business delegation to China to involve strengthening and developing links, meeting senior officials and business leaders, and attend the '2013 Cooperation and Understanding Dialogue' conference
(Registered 31 July 2013; updated 20 May 2014)
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)
11. Miscellaneous
Non-practising solicitor.

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