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.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 6 absences, between 2010–2019
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2010–2011
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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I am pleased to take part in this debate today. There is no more important issue facing us than protecting the planet for future generations. We must test the measures in the Queen’s Speech against their ability to effectively tackle climate change and ensure that they go beyond warm words. In the short time that I have, I want to raise a number of issues that emerge from the Queen’s...
Will the Secretary of State tell the House what plans he has to implement the recommendations of the Augar post-18 education review?
I congratulate the hon. Member for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey (Drew Hendry) on securing this important debate. It builds on the important Westminster Hall debate that we held recently on this subject called by my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield Central (Paul Blomfield). In that debate, we sought to elicit more information from the Government about how the shared...
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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
- Ministry of Housing
- Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Planning Permission
- Housing: Construction
- Change of Use
- Building Better
- Building Beautiful Commission: Public Appointments
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: 30 Sep 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for taking part in surveys:
16 July 2019, received £200. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 18 July 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From October 2016, a flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 26 October 2016; updated 12 September 2018)
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