Sarah Champion’s voting in Parliament
Sarah Champion 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 Sarah Champion’s votes.
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT 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
Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government 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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Sarah Champion occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many young people aged between 18 and 25 who applied for asylum as unaccompanied children were served with removal directions in each year from 2010 to 2014.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people who initially claimed asylum as unaccompanied children have applied to extend or vary their leave in each of the last five years.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many unaccompanied children who have had their claims certified have been removed from the UK in the last five years.
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Labour MP for Rotherham
Entered the House of Commons on 30 November 2012 — Byelection
Topics of interest
- Home Office
- Work and Pensions
- Asylum: Children
- Prisons: Restraint Techniques
- NHS: Finance
- Offenders: Rehabilitation
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Home Office) (since 18 Sep 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
- Member, Transport Committee (10 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI
, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
Received £200 for completing a questionnaire. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 16 February 2015
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Fundraiser organized by myself and another Labour MP
Address of donor: n/a
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,706.83 was raised of which I received £3,706.83 for my General Election
Date of receipt: 13 November 2014
Date of acceptance: 13 November 2014
Donor status: n/a
(Registered 04 December 2014
Name of donor: Taipei Representative Office
in the UK
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,640 total including flights costing £2,350, hotels costing £900, meals costing £250 and transportation costing £140
Destination of visit: Taiwan
Date of visit: 19-26 October 2014
Purpose of visit: to study the transport infrastructure in Taiwan.
(Registered 07 November 2014)
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; total value £1,300
Date of visit: 31 August-4 September 2015
Destination: West Bank
Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit to the West Bank and Israel organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians. (Registered 09 September 2015)
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