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 against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 13 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2014
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2010–2017
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 7 absences, between 2008–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on whether the framework of the Six Party Talks on North Korea's nuclear programme provides the most appropriate framework for multilateral negotiations on that programme.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to support the work of the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee and the Panel of Experts assisting that committee.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when the Government plans to submit its report on the UK's implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 2371 to the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee.
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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
Emily Thornberry campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Ministry of Defence
- Crown Prosecution Service
- Serious Fraud Office
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TU
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 07 July 2017
Name of donor: Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor:No 6 Convent Place, Gibraltar
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): for myself and a member of staff, flights costing
£751 and accommodation costing £520.60, total £1,271.60
Destination of visit: Gibraltar
Dates of visit: 26 to 28 April 2017
Purpose of visit: Meeting with Government of Gibraltar.
(Registered 07 July 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
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