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 for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2014
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 45 votes against, 7 absences, between 2014–2016
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Jenny Chapman has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2017
My constituents’ son was killed by a learner driver who was taking a lesson. With one in four young drivers being involved in an accident within the first two years of starting to drive, and 400 deaths or serious injuries on our roads involving young drivers each year, will the Prime Minister meet me and my constituents to hear their story, and consider introducing a graduated licensing...
On passenger satisfaction, is the Secretary of State aware that, this morning, every service on the east coast main line from my constituency to London was either delayed or cancelled? There is no competition on the line, and this is the third time the franchise has failed. Does he not understand that passengers and staff on the line just want certainty, and that is why they are keen on...
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Labour MP for Darlington
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Jenny Chapman campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Justice
- Home Department
- Innovation and Skills
- Prison Service
- Mobile Phones
- Wormwood Scrubs Prison
- Prisons: Private Sector
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union) (since 9 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Procedure Committee (7 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Jan 2016 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 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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