Stephen Hepburn

Former Labour MP for Jarrow

@jarrowstevemp

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Former Labour MP for Jarrow

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for 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
  • Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification
  • Unemployment
  • Mesothelioma
  • Employment
  • Warm Front Scheme

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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: 5 Nov 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Tunisian National Tourism Office UK and Ireland
Address of donor: Third Floor, 111 Baker Street, London W1U 6SG

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, travel, food and drink, with a value of £2,312.41

Destination of visit: Tunis, Tunisia

Dates of visit: 6 - 9 November 2018

Purpose of visit: To strengthen bilateral relations between UK and Tunisian Parliamentarians and respective democratic institutions.

(Registered 03 December 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): Flights £1,267; accommodation £330; total £1,597

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 6-8 September 2019

Purpose of visit: Delegation from the Gibraltar All-Party Parliamentary Group to attend Government of Gibraltar briefings ahead of Gibraltar National Day.

(Registered 02 October 2019)
Name of donor: Mamont Foundation
Address of donor: PO Box 472, St Julian’s Court, St Julian’s Avenue, St Peter Port, GY1 6AX, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): £137 towards the costs of the costs of local travel, food, accommodation and tour fees. All other costs met by non-registrable sources.

Destination of visit: Iceland

Dates of visit: 15-22 September 2019

Purpose of visit: To build relationships with the Icelandic government; connect with Arctic Council groups; witness the effects of climate; understand the impact of Iceland’s volcanic activity; learn about Iceland’s renewable energy initiatives.

(Registered 10 October 2019)

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