Jessica Morden

MP, Newport East

Newport East Labour

Jessica Morden campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Jessica Morden’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Jessica Morden’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Jessica Morden’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jessica Morden’s full vote analysis page for more.

Jessica Morden has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Healthcare (Devon): Environmental Protection — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 18 Oct 2016

    My constituency contains the Newport wetlands, the Gwent levels, the River Usk and more. We should acknowledge that the Welsh Government have taken a great lead on environmental legislation in the UK. However, they can only do so much. Does my hon. Friend agree that, as with the Brexit negotiations generally, it is crucial that the Government work closely with the Welsh Administration in...
  • Concentrix: Tax Credit Claimants — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] 18 Oct 2016

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Slough (Fiona Mactaggart) on the excellent case she has put. Like many right hon. and hon. Members, in the past few months my office has dealt with dozens of cases every week of people who have found themselves in increasingly desperate situations as a result of Concentrix investigations, and I would like to make it clear that I welcome the...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Security Industry Authority: Telecommunications 10 Oct 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the implications for customer service of changing the operation of the Security Industry Authority contact centre from telephone to email.

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Labour MP for Newport East

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


Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Wales
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Severn River Crossing
  • Severn River Crossing: Tolls
  • Recycling
  • Farepak
  • Work Capability Assessment

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee of Selection (since 10 Feb 2016)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 16 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)


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Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.


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