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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.
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
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I have heard what the Minister has said, and we obviously look forward to seeing what he has to say in the White Paper about resourcing planning departments. We will closely monitor the budget for neighbourhood planning to ensure that it goes to all areas that need it. I look forward to seeing what he comes back with regarding the new homes bonus and CIL. It is important that he keeps what is...
I beg to move amendment 13, in clause 5, page 5, line 6, at end insert— “(2BA) Such statements of community involvement must include a right for members of the community to be heard.” This amendment would give local people and communities a statutory right to be heard.
The amendment is straightforward. We all know that the National Association of Local Councils has been calling for this for some time. It said in evidence: “We are calling for a right to be heard, or a right of appeal, so that where decisions are taken contrary to a neighbourhood plan and a local plan, people may have some reference to the Secretary of State or Minister to take a final...
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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 (Communities and Local Government) (Housing) (since 9 Oct 2016)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (since 18 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (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)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 17 Oct 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
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