Heidi Alexander

MP, Lewisham East

Lewisham East Labour

Heidi Alexander’s voting in Parliament

Heidi Alexander is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Heidi Alexander’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Heidi Alexander occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Transpeople (Prisons) 20 Nov 2015

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Today you allowed me to put an urgent question to the Secretary of State for Health for the second time in two months, and for the second time in two months he did not bother to turn up. Can you advise me whether a Secretary of State is normally expected to attend the Chamber when an urgent question is put by his or her counterpart? Can you also advise me on...
  • Junior Doctors Contract 20 Nov 2015

    (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the negotiations for a new junior doctors contract.
  • Junior Doctors Contract 20 Nov 2015

    The fact that we are in this situation today, with 98% of junior doctors having voted to take significant industrial action for the first time in 40 years, makes me angry and sad. I say that because it did not have to be this way. The truth is that if we had had a little less posturing and a little more conversation from the Health Secretary, this whole sorry episode could have been avoided....

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Labour MP for Lewisham East

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

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (since 14 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (since 17 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee of Selection (9 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (19 Mar 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 26 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.


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