Jessica Morden

Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

Labour MP for Newport East

@jessicamordenmp https://facebook.com/JessicaMorden4NewportEast

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Jessica Morden’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Sir David Amess Summer Adjournment 21 Jul 2022

    As Mr Deputy Speaker said earlier, it is a bit of an impossible task to try to wind up these debates. Before I begin, may I put on record my thanks to the Speaker’s Office and to everyone who works in this place, from the police officers, the security guards, the wonderful Doorkeepers, the Clerks, the unseen Committees such as the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, through to the...
  • Sir David Amess Summer Adjournment 21 Jul 2022

    I thank the hon. Member for that intervention. I shall look at that with great interest as Members are very interested in this issue. Multiple Departments have a dire record on written parliamentary questions, particularly in relation to COP26 and the Department of Health and Social Care. The record on named day questions is not much better either. The picture is not much brighter on general...
  • Sir David Amess Summer Adjournment 21 Jul 2022

    I am sure that the Deputy Leader of the House will address that issue. Finally, I wish everybody a happy recess. We will all be working in our constituencies through the summer, but I hope that staff get a break.

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Labour MP for Newport East

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

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Topics of interest

Jessica Morden campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Treasury
  • Severn River Crossing
  • Severn River Crossing: Tolls
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Universal Credit
  • Defence Equipment and Support: Pay

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Dormant Assets Bill [HL] Committee (since 15 Dec 2021)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (since 4 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Standing Orders (Private Bills) Committee (Commons) (since 12 Apr 2021)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 20 May 2020)
  • Shadow Vice Chamberlain of HM Household (Whip) (since 10 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Administration Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (since 5 Feb 2020)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (since 5 Feb 2020)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (since 5 Feb 2020)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (since 5 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (5 Feb 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (5 Feb 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (5 Feb 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (5 Feb 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (27 Jan 2020 to 5 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (27 Jan 2020 to 5 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (15 Jan 2020 to 17 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (6 Nov 2019 to 5 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (6 Nov 2019 to 5 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (14 Nov 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (14 Nov 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (14 Nov 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (5 Nov 2018 to 14 Nov 2018)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (5 Nov 2018 to 14 Nov 2018)
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee (1 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Administration Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (10 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (18 Sep 2015 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (16 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Paul Murphy, Secretary of State), Wales Office (29 Jan 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Wales Office (28 Mar 2007 to 24 Jan 2008)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (21 Nov 2005 to 4 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (13 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (11 Jul 2005 to 8 Nov 2007)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Aug 2022.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Armenian National Parliament
Address of donor: 19 Marshal Baghramyan Ave, Yerevan 0095, Armenia

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel accommodation £384; hospitality £200; total value £584

Destination of visit: Armenia

Dates of visit: 1-4 April 2022

Purpose of visit: Delegation of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Armenia as guests of the Armenian National Parliament.

(Registered 29 April 2022)
Name of donor: Parliament of Georgia
Address of donor: 8 Rustaveli Avenue, 0118 Tbilisi, Georgia

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel accommodation for four nights £325; local transport and hospitality £160; total value £485

Destination of visit: Georgia

Dates of visit: 4-8 April 2022

Purpose of visit: APPG for Georgia delegation to build on closer parliamentary relations.

(Registered 03 May 2022)

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