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Julie Elliott’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a random selection of Julie Elliott’s votes.

Last updated: 14 Mar 2022. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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

Julie Elliott has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Tributes to Her Late Majesty The Queen 9 Sep 2022

    It is a huge honour to take part in these tributes on behalf of my constituents. As has been said, we must remember that Her Majesty’s family are grieving the loss of their mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. The loss of someone in that position in a family is immense for those who go through it; it changes people’s lives forever. My sincere condolences go to the family. We all...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Security 27 Jul 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he holds information on the number of times the Secretary of State for Education’s departmental pass was used to enter and exit the Department from 5 July to 7 July 2022 for the Secretary of State who served during that period.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Workplace Pensions 25 Jul 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much his Department will spend on the pension entitlement of the Secretary of State for Education for her time served in position from 5 to 7 July 2022.

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Labour MP for Sunderland Central

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Julie Elliott campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Department for Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Solar Power
  • Conditions of Employment
  • Wind Power
  • Renewable Energy
  • Universal Credit

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2020)
  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Sub-committee on Online Harms and Disinformation (since 10 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 20 May 2021)
  • Member, DCMS Sub-Committee on Disinformation (12 Mar 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (24 Oct 2011 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Oct 2022.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: R&A Championships Ltd
Address of donor: Beach House, Golf Place, St Andrews KY16 9JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the Open Championship, total value £900

Date received: 15 July 2022

Date accepted: 15 July 2022

Donor status: company, registration SC247047

(Registered 08 August 2022)

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