Stephen Hepburn

MP, Jarrow

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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.

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

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions 5 Nov 2018

    Tyne and Wear fire service is facing £3 million of cuts, which could mean the closure of my local fire station. Will the Secretary of State look at the special problems with funding fire services that are facing local government in the north-east?
  • Health and Social Care: Orkambi 23 Oct 2018

    What recent progress has been made in negotiations between NHS England and Vertex Pharmaceuticals on making Orkambi available on the NHS for people diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.
  • Health and Social Care: Orkambi 23 Oct 2018

    As the Minister knows, Orkambi is available for cystic fibrosis sufferers in Ireland, Greece, Denmark and a host of other countries around the world, so when will it be available for cystic fibrosis sufferers in this country?

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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
  • Unemployment
  • Warm Front Scheme
  • Employment

Currently held offices

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £636; accommodation £476; total £1,112

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 7 - 11 September 2017

Purpose of visit: Delegation from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Gibraltar to attend the National Day Celebrations, briefings and visit Parliament.

(Registered 10 October 2017)
Name of donor: Government of Kazakhstan
Address of donor: Kazakhstan Embassy, 125 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5EA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flight £2,392; accommodation £400; total value £2,792

Destination of visit: Astana

Dates of visit: 29 May – 2 June 2018

Purpose of visit: As part of the APPG on Kazakhstan, meetings with Parliament, Foreign Minister, Chairman of Defence and Foreign Affairs Committee, Chairman of State Committee on Anti-Corruption, Nur Otan political party, Ak Zhol political party, Kazakh Invest and Nazarbayev University.

(Registered 13 June 2018)
Name of donor: (1) Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation (2) Mamont Foundation (3) WWF UK (4) British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union, all via the APPG for the Polar Regions.
Address of donor: (1) Villa Girasole, 16 Boulevard de Suisse, 98000, Monaco

(2) PO Box 472, St Julian’s Court, St Julian’s Avenue, St Peter Port, GY1 6AX, Guernsey, Channel Islands

(3) The Living Planet Centre, Rufford House, Brewery Rd, Woking GU21 4LL

(4) 6th Floor, Millbank House, 1 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4RP

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) £1,021.59

(2) £970.30 (3) £204.32 (4) £510.79

The APPG for the Polar Regions used these sums to meet the costs of flights, local travel, food, accommodation and tour fees, which together had a total value of approximately £2,707, after a personal contribution of £200.

Destination of visit: Greenland

Dates of visit: 24 – 30 August 2018

Purpose of visit: To establish and develop dialogue with the Parliament and Government of Greenland; promote awareness and understanding among UK Parliamentarians of challenges and opportunities facing Greenland as a consequence of environmental, geopolitical and economic change; to visit British scientists and learn more about Britain’s contribution to Arctic science.

(Registered 26 September 2018)
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Original flights £666.30; change to flight £403; accommodation £516; total £1,585.30

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 6-10 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Delegation from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Gibraltar to attend the National Day Celebrations, briefings and visit Parliament.

(Registered 26 September 2018)

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