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.

  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections 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
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Safety of Prison Staff 11 Jul 2016

    One of the most distressing things that can happen to a prison officer is going to unlock an inmate only to find that they have taken their own life. The review by Lord Harris on deaths in custody made a clear recommendation that Ministers should attempt to contact and speak with the families of people, especially the young, who have taken their own life in prison. As yet, Ministers have...
  • Wales Bill: Super-majority requirement for certain legislation 5 Jul 2016

    I regret to inform my hon. Friend that the situation is worse than she describes, because when special funding was identified for councils, 85% of it went to Conservative-held authorities.
  • Teachers Strike 5 Jul 2016

    As we now have a Chancellor talking about post-Brexit largesse, what do Ministers intend to do to ensure that the projected schools funding cuts are prevented?

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Profile

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

  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

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