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 against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
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Sharon Hodgson has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Maybe it was a telephone canvass.
It is an honour to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Betts. Today we are debating arthritis and what more can be done to help those who suffer from this terrible health condition. It is very welcome that the Backbench Business Committee allowed this debate to happen today, which is in arthritis awareness week and so soon after World Arthritis Day. I also thank the Members from across the...
I commend my hon. Friend on making this excellent debate so moving. She shows how important this issue is. She is a living, breathing example of why research is so necessary. She looks 10 years younger than she did last year.
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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
- Work and Pensions
- Department of Health
- 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: 17 Oct 2016.
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
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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