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Labour MP for Darlington
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Jenny Chapman voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Justice, Education, Home Department, Business, Innovation and Skills, Health
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Prisoners, Mobile Phones, Young Offenders, Schools: ICT, Reoffenders
(based on written questions asked by Jenny Chapman and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Prisons (Property) bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Crime and Courts Bill Committee (10 out of 13)
- Protection of Freedoms Bill Committee (12 out of 20)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Offending by Probationers (21 May 2013)
“We very much support the Government’s moves to extend supervision, but they also want private security firms to take responsibility for supervising medium-risk offenders in the community. That would include people who have committed violent and sexual offences. How do the Government plan to ensure that those private security firms have the appropriate skills and training to protect the...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Employment of Ex-offenders (21 May 2013)
“Unfortunately, there is scant evidence in the recent inspection report on Serco and HMP Thameside of rehabilitation. Instead we hear of bad management, gang-related violence, and prisoners sleeping away the day spending up to 23 hours locked in their cells. We also now have irregularities in the tagging contracts and the sudden resignation of the G4S chief executive. Does the Minister not...”
- Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners' Transfers (21 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the cost was of transferring prisoners between prison establishments in England and Wales in each year from 2010 to 2012.”
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 35 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 68.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 62 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register