Sharon Hodgson campaigned to remain in the European Union
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Sharon Hodgson’s voting in Parliament
Sharon Hodgson is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Sharon Hodgson’s votes.
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
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May I too wish the hon. Lady well in the reshuffle? We worked closely together on early intervention policy, and I know how committed she is to that. My constituent Margaret Graham recently attended my surgery. She was at her wits’ end over protracted dealings with her energy supplier, npower, which has continually failed her since it made a huge error resulting in a very large...
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many secondary schools use cashless payment systems for school meals.
I think we all agree that the aspiration behind the EBacc is honourable—the Minister cited figures for children in some of our poorer schools who were taking it, as opposed to those who are achieving it now—but why are we seeing the unintended consequences that are highlighted by the NSEAD report, which I cited earlier? Is he prepared to do anything about them?
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Labour MP for Washington and Sunderland West
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Also represented Gateshead East and Washington West
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Topics of interest
- Department for Education
- Work and Pensions
- Culture Media and Sport
- Children: Day Care
- Special Educational Needs
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Education) (8 May 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Equalities) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, North East Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Minister of State), Department of Health (27 Nov 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence (4 Aug 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (26 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Mr Liam Byrne, Minister of State), Home Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (12 Dec 2005 to 17 Jul 2006)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (19 Jul 2005 to 5 May 2005)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Lead Association for Catering in Education (LACA
Address of donor: Bourne House, Horsell Park, Woking, Surrey GU21 4LY
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my capacity as Chair of the All-Party School Food Group, provision of overnight accommodation, including meal, for me and a member of my staff attending LACA conference in Birmingham, 9-10 July 2015
; total cost £467.12
Date received: 9 July 2015
Date accepted: 9 July 2015
Donor status: company, registration 6795804
(Registered 15 July 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Taipei Representative Office
in the UK
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfare and accommodation: £3,400
Destination of visit: Taiwan
Date of visit: 18-25 September 2015
Purpose of visit: UK Parliamentary Delegation from the British-Taiwanese APPG
(Registered 02 October 2015
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, accommodation, transport, hospitality expenses; £10,656.93
Destination of visit: Hong Kong
Date of visit: 25-29 January 2016
Purpose of visit: APPG on China delegation 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 19 February 2016
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