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 never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Work Capability Assessments — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] 13 Dec 2017

    The hon. Gentleman mentioned mandatory reconsiderations. Is he aware that Department for Work and Pensions staff are informing people that mandatory reconsiderations will be delayed over Christmas because of the excess workload they face? Through him, can I ask the Minister to transfer staff from bringing in the sanctions and stopping the money, to the mandatory reconsiderations, so that...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions 4 Dec 2017

    Councils in the north-east such as Gateshead Council and South Tyneside Council have seen their central Government grant cut by 50%, forcing them to axe 4,000 good jobs. The Government’s so-called jobs bonanza in the north through the northern powerhouse has created jobs, but two out of every three of those jobs are on temporary, insecure and zero-hours contracts. Is that how the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Tyne and Wear Metro: Rolling Stock 1 Dec 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to paragraph 4.7 and 4.57 of the Autumn Budget 2017, what plans his Department has to ensure that the proposed new fleet of Metro rolling stock will be introduced onto the network by 2021.

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128, Theobalds Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
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)

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