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.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Yemen 12 Jan 2017

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  • Yemen 12 Jan 2017

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  • Yemen 12 Jan 2017

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Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

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


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 Foreign Secretary (since 27 Jun 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (20 Jul 2016 to 6 Oct 2016)
  • 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: 9 Jan 2017.

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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