Heidi Alexander

MP, Lewisham East

Lewisham East Labour

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How Heidi Alexander voted
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  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
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Heidi Alexander hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee: Refugees and Migrants (Search and Rescue Operation) 30 Oct 2014

    In response to the question from the hon. Member for Stourbridge (Margot James), the Minister referred to the Syrian vulnerable persons relocation scheme. It has been reported that, under that scheme, just 50 of the people who have had to flee their homes and their country have been given safe haven in the United Kingdom—just 50 of the 3 million refugees who have had to flee Syria as a...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 29 Oct 2014

    Last week, A and E figures showed that the four-hour waiting time target has been missed for the 65th week in a row. Does the Prime Minister honestly think this is acceptable?
  • Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill 24 Oct 2014

    As my hon. Friend the shadow Minister said, there is a very exciting project in my constituency, where L&Q has worked with a group of young people to develop 10 new self-build properties. Does the Minister recognise that such projects give important skills to young people who want to develop their careers, as well as providing them with a house at the end of the process?

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Labour MP for Lewisham East

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • International Development
  • Home Department
  • Land
  • Afghanistan
  • South London Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Housing Benefit

Currently held offices

  • Member, Selection Committee
  • Opposition Whip (Commons)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 26 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.


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