Alan Whitehead’s voting in Parliament
Alan Whitehead is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a random selection of Alan Whitehead’s votes.
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2020.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
11 votes for, 5 votes against, between 1997–2017.
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 9 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2021.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 49 votes against, 14 absences, between 2014–2022.
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
9 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 1999–2016.
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2010–2020.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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The Minister will know, although he unaccountably did not tell us, that there was precisely no new onshore wind in England in the recent AR5. The Minister claims that the latest compromised wording, which he alluded to, will lift the ban on onshore wind, but he knows really that that is not so and he knows what the industry has been saying about it and why it will not invest for the future....
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero what assessment she has made of the adequacy of progress on the Smart Meter Targets Framework.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero whether her Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of extending the smart meter rollout beyond 2025.
More of Alan Whitehead’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Southampton, Test
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Topics of interest
Alan Whitehead campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Energy and Climate Change
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Green Homes Grant Scheme
- Energy: Meters
- Bulb Energy: Insolvency
- Energy Company Obligation
- Energy: Prices
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Climate Change and Net Zero) (since 4 Dec 2021)
- Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Climate Change) (since 10 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Energy Bill [HL] Committee (17 May 2023 to 29 Jun 2023)
- Member, Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill Committee ( 9 Nov 2021 to 25 Nov 2021)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (10 Oct 2016 to 4 Dec 2021)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Sep 2016 to 28 Nov 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (18 Sep 2015 to 28 Jun 2016)
- Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 30 Nov 2015)
- Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Committee of Privileges ( 7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Committee on Standards ( 7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (19 Jan 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) ( 8 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
- Member, Justice Committee ( 6 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Mar 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
- Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 7 Jan 2013)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (28 Jan 2003 to 6 Nov 2007)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
- Member, Environment Sub-committee (15 Jul 1997 to 6 Dec 1999)
- Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 6 Dec 1999)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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