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Alan Campbell’s voting in Parliament
Alan Campbell is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Alan Campbell’s votes.
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 16 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2018
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
2 votes for, 7 votes against, between 2010–2020
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
9 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 1997–2017
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
3 votes for, 5 votes against, 5 absences, between 2011–2016
Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if the Government will provide compensation for the additional costs incurred by ice rinks following the revision of Government guidance on 17 July 2020, altering the date when those rinks could open as the covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what advice is being issued to dentists on covid-19.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether (a) dentists and (b) NHS dentists contracts will be covered by emergency financial support.
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Labour MP for Tynemouth
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Topics of interest
Alan Campbell campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department of Health
- North East
- Energy: Housing
- Metal Theft
- North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group
- Speech Therapy
Currently held offices
- Member, Committee of Selection (since 15 Jan 2020)
- Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) (since 8 Oct 2010)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
- Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Committee of Selection (13 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Crime Reduction) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Committee of Selection (10 May 2006 to 8 Oct 2008)
- Government Whip (5 May 2006 to 5 Oct 2008)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (19 Dec 2005 to 9 May 2006)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon Adam Ingram, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Draft Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (29 Apr 2004 to 15 Sep 2004)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
21 February 2020, received £200 for a survey completed on 28 January 2020. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 26 February 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Community Trade Union
Address of donor: 465c Caledonian Road, London N7 9GX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 10 January 2020)
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