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 for more EU integration Show votes
80 votes for, 9 votes against, 34 absences, between 2006–2018
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 9 votes against, 3 absences, between 2013–2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 37 votes against, 15 absences, between 2014–2016
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 17 votes against, 6 absences, between 2010–2015
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 7 absences, between 2008–2016
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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
I was hoping we would get to question 7, but thank you very much, Mr Speaker. In July this year, the National Audit Office produced a report that was very critical of DEFRA’s oversight of the scheme, which sends half of all our mostly plastic recycling material abroad, mainly to China. With China indicating that it intends to stop the importation of solid and plastic waste, what is...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. We have been informed via a written ministerial statement that the Government have today published the revised national planning policy framework. It has not yet been laid before the House, and copies are therefore not available for Members in the Vote Office. This seems extraordinary, given the importance of the document to Members on both sides of...
We are approaching the school holidays, when many children will lose the important contribution that a free school meal makes to their overall sense of wellbeing. Will the right hon. Lady therefore make time for a debate early next week on how the Government can help plug that gap and better support provision to tackle holiday hunger?
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Labour MP for City of Durham
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
Roberta Blackman-Woods campaigned to remain in the European Union
- 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, Communities & Local Government) (Planning) (since 12 Jan 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (International Development) (3 Jul 2017 to 12 Jan 2018)
- Shadow Minister (Housing) (9 Oct 2016 to 3 Jul 2017)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (18 Jul 2016 to 13 Mar 2017)
- 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 (Joint Committee) (28 Jun 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (28 Jun 2005 to 6 May 2010)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 15 Oct 2018.
1. Employment and earnings
6 November 2017
, received £200 from Research Ltd, Unit 111, 134-146 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3AR, for an article in Research Fortnight Higher Education. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2017)
30 July 2018
, received £200 from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for taking part in a survey. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 13 August 2018
Name of donor: RESULTS UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £802.43; accommodation £593.60; transport £262; food/drinks £114; total £1,772.03
Destination of visit: Tanzania
Dates of visit: 17 - 23 September 2017
Purpose of visit: To visit DIFD
supported projects in Tanzania.
(Registered 10 October 2017
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
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