Sarah Champion

MP, Rotherham

Rotherham Labour

A selection of Sarah Champion's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details

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Sarah Champion never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day]: Equal Pay and the Gender Pay Gap 1 Jul 2015

    My speech today is about equality. Equality is not a women’s issue; it is a society issue. I say this because, if a woman is unable to reach her true potential, the whole of society is worse off, and that is exactly why we need this debate. It’s exactly why, when people ask me if feminism still has a place, I can stand up and say, “Yes, definitively, it does,” because...
  • Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day]: Equal Pay and the Gender Pay Gap 1 Jul 2015

    I completely agree. This is about empowerment, enabling all children to reach their potential both at a young age and as they grow up, and the direct impact that being treated with disrespect has on their potential to reach their full financial and economic growth, which directly affects their immediate family. I am not advocating teaching little children about sex, but I am saying that every...
  • Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day]: Equal Pay and the Gender Pay Gap 1 Jul 2015

    I completely agree, which is why I spoke about educating children, and why at the very beginning I said that this was not a women’s issue, but a society issue. Unless we address it at that level, we will not move forward at all. We need to empower all children, but young girls in particular need to be given support and encouragement so that they can reach their full potential.

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Labour MP for Rotherham

Entered the House of Commons on 30 November 2012 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Education
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Probation
  • Prisons: Restraint Techniques
  • NHS: Finance
  • Offenders: Rehabilitation
  • Middle East

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Transport Committee (10 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

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