Jessica Morden

Shadow Vice Chamberlain of HM Household (Whip)

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

  • Wales: Support for Self-employed: Covid-19 16 Sep 2020

    On the issue of the 3 million excluded, my hon. Friend the Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant) is right. At a time when more local areas are facing lockdowns, I urge Ministers to do far more to help those who have fallen through the gaps, at the very least by addressing the five-week wait for universal credit—it should be a grant, not an advance.
  • Treasury: Social Care Workforce Special Payment Scheme 15 Sep 2020

    What assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the Welsh Government’s social care workforce special payment scheme.
  • Treasury: Social Care Workforce Special Payment Scheme 15 Sep 2020

    Can the Minister tell my constituents who are care workers why, when they have worked their hearts out and been given a £500 thank you by the Welsh Labour Government, this Government see fit to deduct money from them, leaving those on universal credit with around £125? That is just mean-spirited.

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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 Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Severn River Crossing
  • Severn River Crossing: Tolls
  • Defence Equipment and Support: Pay
  • Universal Credit
  • Recycling

Currently held offices

  • 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)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (since 15 Jan 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, 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Sep 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: Garley House, 17 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0TB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000, received by Newport East Labour Party

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 January 2020)
Name of donor: Community
Address of donor: Pembroke House, 20 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 received by Newport East Labour Party

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 January 2020)

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