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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 raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government 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
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 20 December 2016 to Question 58477, on nutrition: health education, what advantages and disadvantages were considered and identified by Public Health England when the external reference group recommended using the linear programming model to revise the Eatwell Guide.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what meetings (a) ministers and (b) officials of his Department have had with Public Health England on developing the evidence base on long-term health conditions and work outcomes following the publication in November 2016 of the work, health and disability green paper: improving lives.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have been out of work who were blind or deaf in each calendar year from 2010 in (a) Sunderland City Council borough, (b) each English region and (c) England.
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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
Topics of interest
- Department for Education
- Department of Health
- Work and Pensions
- Children: Day Care
- Special Educational Needs
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Public Health) (since 9 Oct 2016)
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: 9 Jan 2017.
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
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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