Emily Thornberry

MP, Islington South and Finsbury

Islington South and Finsbury Labour

Emily Thornberry campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Emily Thornberry’s voting in Parliament

Emily Thornberry is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Emily Thornberry’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Emily Thornberry has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union 5 Sep 2016

    I welcome the Secretary of State to his new role. It is eight years since his last appearance at the Dispatch Box. Back then, I believe his last words were: “You have to answer.” Let us hope that he gives us some answers today. I welcome the attitude he has expressed today that he will be talking and listening to everyone. May I give him some advice? Perhaps he should start by...
  • Humanitarian Law (Yemen) 5 Sep 2016

    I echo strongly the concerns raised by my right hon. Friend the Member for Leeds Central (Hilary Benn); the incorrect answers that he and other Members were given were totally unacceptable, as was the time in which they were corrected, which has added insult to injury. It is clear that the assurances this House was previously given on breaches of humanitarian law have proved inaccurate. Do...
  • Humanitarian Law (Yemen) 5 Sep 2016

    So, that is okay then.

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Profile

Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Attorney-General
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Serious Fraud Office
  • Prosecutions
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Universal Credit

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (since 20 Jul 2016)
  • Shadow Foreign Secretary (since 27 Jun 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (5 Jan 2016 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (18 Sep 2015 to 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Health Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Shadow Attorney General (7 Oct 2011 to 20 Nov 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (23 Oct 2006 to 2 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (15 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 26 Mar 2007)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Leigh Day and Co. Solicitors
Address of donor: Priory House, 25 St John's Lane, London EC1M 4LB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a legal research assistant to support me in my role as Shadow Attorney General from 15 September 2014 to 20 November 2014; value £4,800.

Date received: 15 September 2014

Date accepted: 15 September 2014

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 11 January 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: AgustaWestland Ltd
Address of donor: Lysander Road, Yeovil BA20 2YB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: myself and my assistant were passengers on a helicopter flight, total value £1,460

Date received: 2 June 2016

Date accepted: 2 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration 00604352

(Registered 28 June 2016)
Name of donor: BAE Systems PLC
Address of donor: 6 Carlton Gardens, London SW1Y 5AD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: flight to Barrow for my assistant and myself, total value £540

Date received: 13 May 2016

Date accepted: 13 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 1470151

(Registered 30 June 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Guildford, Surrey, jointly owned with my family: (i) and (ii). (Updated 15 May 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising barrister.

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