Jamie Reed

MP, Copeland

Copeland Labour

Jamie Reed campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Jamie Reed’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Jamie Reed’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Jamie Reed’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jamie Reed’s full vote analysis page for more.

Jamie Reed has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Labour MP for Copeland

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


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Avian Influenza
  • General Practitioners
  • Digital Broadcasting: Copeland
  • Pupils: Disadvantaged
  • A595

Currently held offices

  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (since 30 Nov 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Health) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Tony McNulty, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (16 Oct 2008 to 30 Dec 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Tony McNulty, Minister of State), Home Office (26 Jul 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Mr Tony McNulty, Minister of State), Home Office (20 Nov 2006 to 26 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 Nov 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Jamie Reed’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 228 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 54.21% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 142 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jamie Reed’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 176 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
1 August 2015, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 October 2015)
5 February 2016, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 03 March 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Amec Foster Wheeler
Address of donor: 4th Floor, Old Change House, 128 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4BJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets with hospitality to watch a rugby match at Twickenham, value £440

Date received: 27 February 2016

Date accepted: 27 February 2016

Donor status: company, registration 1675285

(Registered 04 April 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £1,872.02, accommodation £404.78, domestic transport £179.13, food and drink £205.06, meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire), £322.27, other (inc. transaction and cash withdrawal fees) £15.39; total £2,998.65

Destination of visit: China (Beijing, Shenyang and Dalian)

Date of visit: 19-25 September 2015

Purpose of visit: to maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; to learn about and support British businesses operating in China; and to deepen the knowledge and understanding of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 05 October 2015)
Name of donor: International Diabetes Foundation (IDF)
Address of donor: 166 Chaussée de la Hulpe, B-1170 Brussels, Belgium

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation; £1,540.85

Destination of visit: Vancouver, Canada

Date of visit: 27 November - 1 December 2015

Purpose of visit: to attend the IDF Parliamentarians for Diabetes Global Network Parliamentary Diabetes Champions Forum.

(Registered 08 January 2016)
Name of donor: Nuclear Industry Association
Address of donor: 5th Floor, Tower House, 10 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £787.69

Destination of visit: Flamanville, France

Date of visit: 3-4 March 2016

Purpose of visit: Nuclear APPG site visit of EDF's Flamanville EPR, currently under construction in Normandy.

(Registered 04 April 2016)
Name of donor: Sellafield Ltd
Address of donor: Hinton House, Birchwood Park Avenue, Risley, Warrington WA3 6GR

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation with a value of £259.96. Travel costs were met by a non-registrable source.

Destination of visit: Iwaki City, Japan

Date of visit: 7-15 April 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend the Fukushima Conference. The conference focusses on providing factual information to the people of Fukushima, so they can understand current status and future plans for the affected facilities and surrounding area.

(Registered 10 May 2016)

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