Stephen Hepburn

MP, Jarrow

Jarrow Labour

Stephen Hepburn’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Stephen Hepburn sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Stephen Hepburn generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Stephen Hepburn has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • National Shipbuilding Strategy — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] 8 Feb 2017

    I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing this debate on a very important issue. He mentions the aircraft carriers. Let me respectfully advise the Minister that shipbuilding and ship repairs are still very much alive on the Tyne and that my local yard, A&P Tyne, has played a key role in getting those ships on time, within budget and with excellent quality. In the light of John...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 1 Feb 2017

    The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services has said that £4.6 billion has been cut from social care budgets since 2010. Does the Prime Minister take any responsibility for the pain and the distress that the Tories have inflicted on poor, vulnerable old people being denied their rightful care? Yes or no?
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Repossession Orders 23 Jan 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many homes have been repossessed in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK in each year since 1997.

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Labour MP for Jarrow

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

Stephen Hepburn campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Education and Skills
  • Mesothelioma
  • Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification
  • Warm Front Scheme
  • Employment
  • Unemployment

Currently held offices

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Accommodation and works Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (15 Mar 2004 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Defence Committee (8 Dec 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Administration Committee (28 Jul 1997 to 30 Jan 2001)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.


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