Stephen Hepburn

MP, Jarrow

Jarrow Labour

Stephen Hepburn campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

Recent appearances

  • Prime Minister: Engagements 30 Nov 2016

    I know the Prime Minister is handed happy briefs to read out, but can I tell her that she has been wrong on the national health service for weeks now? If she came to South Tyneside hospital, she would see services closing, she would see patients worried and she would see staff demoralised, so when is she going to get a grip of those bean counters who are committing criminal damage on the...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Low Pay 29 Nov 2016

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of people receiving low pay.
  • Transport: North-east 23 Nov 2016

    I am very interested in that point about how busy the Metro is. Is my hon. Friend aware that Network Rail maintains the principal part of the rail tracks that the metro runs on, as well as the rest of the rail tracks in the north-east? Does she agree that we should press the Minister to assure us that Network Rail will not be privatised again, as has been widely reported in the national...

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Labour MP for Jarrow

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


Topics of interest

  • 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: 21 Nov 2016.


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