Heidi Alexander

MP, Lewisham East

Lewisham East Labour

Heidi Alexander’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Heidi Alexander’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords 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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Heidi Alexander has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Defending Public Services 23 May 2016

    I start by thanking the Health Secretary for joining us today. I know that he does not always choose to respond to me when I bring matters to this Chamber, so I am grateful to him for being here. I am conscious that, if the Cabinet deckchairs shift around after the referendum, this may be our last parliamentary exchange. If that turns out to be the case, let me put on record my best wishes...
  • Defending Public Services 23 May 2016

    I am grateful to the Secretary of State for that intervention. He might want to rake over the last general election but he clearly does not want to talk about the crisis in NHS finances today, with a 2.45 billion deficit among hospitals at the end of this year, cuts to public health spending, and 4.5 billion coming out of the adult social care budget over the past five years. I am...
  • Defending Public Services 23 May 2016

    I am grateful for the reading advice from the right hon. Gentleman, but I simply say this: I am very happy to defend the record of the previous Labour Government, who trebled the NHS budget and had the highest-ever public satisfaction ratings and the lowest-ever waiting lists. We should be crystal clear about the crisis that we face today. The decade from 2010 to 2020 is set to be marked by...

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Labour MP for Lewisham East

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

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • 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)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jun 2015 to 10 Feb 2016)
  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.


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