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Roberta Blackman-Woods’s voting in Parliament
Roberta Blackman-Woods is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Roberta Blackman-Woods’s votes.
Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
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It is really helpful to have on record the money going into grassroots cricket, but one of the points that we have been trying to make this afternoon is that inspiring young people to get involved in cricket and building up local cricket grounds partially depends on having a cricket club in Durham that is able to host international test matches. It is a way of bringing world-class cricket to...
May I say what a pleasure it is to serve under your chairmanship again, Sir David. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for North Durham (Mr Jones) for securing the debate. I am not sure that I will be able to continue with the detailed forensic analysis, but I will do my best. I got to know about this issue, as we all did, from our local press in the north-east and from the volume of emails...
My hon. Friend makes an excellent point. I will talk later about the letter I have written to the ECB and the response I received. What is most interesting about the letter is what is not in it, rather than what is. The money owed to the ECB is not mentioned. Currently, there is an offer of support—£3.8 million of financial aid—that is tied to restructuring, but it is also,...
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Labour MP for City of Durham
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Planning Permission
- Housing: Construction
- Change of Use
- Licensed Premises
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Housing) (since 9 Oct 2016)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (since 18 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Housing) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon David Lammy, Minister of State), Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (13 Nov 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (4 Aug 2008 to 29 Sep 2008)
- Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
- Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (11 Oct 2007 to 25 Oct 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (26 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (16 Jul 2007 to 23 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Armstrong, Minister of State (Cabinet)), Cabinet Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 17 Jul 2006)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (28 Jun 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (28 Jun 2005 to 6 May 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
Payment from Ipsos MORI
, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
13 January 2016
, payment of £200 received for survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 January 2016)
Name of donor: Hong Kong Government
Address of donor: c/o Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, 18 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfare £8,352.58, accommodation £1,807, transport £329, hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £57; total £10,545.58
Destination of visit: Hong Kong
Date of visit: 25-29 January 2016
Purpose of visit: to maintain bilateral ties; support British businesses operating in Hong Kong; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of Hong Kong’s political, social and economic development.
(Registered 25 February 2016
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over Â£100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over Â£10,000 a year
From October 2016
, a flat in central London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 26 October 2016)
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