Jenny Chapman

MP, Darlington

Darlington Labour

Jenny Chapman campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Jenny Chapman’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Jenny Chapman’s votes.

  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Jenny Chapman has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Topical Questions 20 Oct 2016

    I don’t know about you, Mr Speaker, but the British people have had enough of being misled over these issues. Will the Secretary of State tell the House and the country whether his plan—as it evolves—will involve this country agreeing to continue to make payments to the European Union after we have left it?
  • Exiting the European Union: Topical Questions 20 Oct 2016

    I look forward to being able to ask the Secretary of State a question with a straight face in anticipation of getting a straight answer. Could he perhaps try to tell the House and the country how much he estimates will need to be spent on settling legacy commitments prior to the completion of Brexit? The Financial Times estimates—this is not a leak; it is an analysis—that our...
  • UK Exit from the European Union — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] 17 Oct 2016

    I am grateful to the Minister for his response to my query about the role of Parliament, but he is still being rather vague. He has said that his Department will come back with some more clear ideas about how Parliament will be involved. When should we expect that?

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Labour MP for Darlington

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


Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Prison Service
  • Prisoners
  • Prisons: Private Sector
  • Mobile Phones
  • Wormwood Scrubs Prison

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union) (since 9 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Jan 2016 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.


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