Helen Goodman

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

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Bishop Auckland Labour

Helen Goodman’s voting in Parliament

Helen Goodman is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Helen Goodman sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Helen Goodman generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Helen Goodman has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 19 Jun 2018

    Potential for geothermal energy resources in the UK – Helen Goodman. Westminster Hall debate; 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals 14 Jun 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publish the number of (a) claims for employment support allowance, (b) mandatory re-considerations, (c) mandatory re-considerations that went to appeal and (d) successful appeals of mandatory re-considerations in (i) the UK and (ii) each parliamentary constituency.
  • G7 11 Jun 2018

    The Prime Minister has said that the WTO needs reform, and she also said earlier that we were in the lead on climate change and the environment. Will she look at integrating these two institutional networks so that we do not have trade deals that cut across our environmental objectives?

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Labour MP for Bishop Auckland

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

Helen Goodman campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Justice
  • HM Treasury
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Broadband
  • Ethiopia: Female Genital Mutilation
  • Staff
  • Furniture

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 31 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 6 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (1 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (3 Dec 2014 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (7 Oct 2011 to 3 Dec 2014)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (1 Mar 2011 to 27 Jan 2014)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice (12 Jun 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Mar 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 4 Jun 2007)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Jun 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: BM Creative
Address of donor: Aldwych House, 81 Aldwych, London WC2B 4HN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my election campaign

Donor status: company, registration 05635995

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Teescraft Engineering Ltd
Address of donor: 1-3 Longfield Road, South Church Enterprise park, Bishop Auckland DL14 6XB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500 for my election campaign

Donor status: company, registration 1554968

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Teescraft Engineering Ltd
Address of donor: 1-3 Longfield Road, South Church Enterprise park, Bishop Auckland DL14 6XB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 for my election campaign

Donor status: company, registration 1554968

(Registered 05 July 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: National Union of Journalists (NUJ)
Address of donor: Headland House, 308-312 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8DP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,120 in paying Union Services (Parliamentary Consultancy) for the administration and co-ordination of the NUJ Parliamentary Group; for 2 December 2016 to 1 December 2017. I was Chair of this group until June 2017.

Date received: 2 December 2016

Date accepted: 2 December 2016

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 February 2017; updated 11 July 2017)

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