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 housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT 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: Devolution of Power and Resources: Local Communities 1 Dec 2016

    We could be a bit more positive if the Government showed us a plan that we could be positive about. I assume the Minister misspoke when he said that the regions are “a European construct”. I can assure him that that is not the case where I come from in the north-east. They are very much not a European construct, but something about which we are intensely proud. For the Government...
  • Exiting the EU and Transport 23 Nov 2016

    If these debates are so valuable and informative, perhaps the Minister could give the House an example of how his considerations will have been moved on by what he has heard today.
  • Exiting the EU and Transport 23 Nov 2016

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Profile

Labour MP for Darlington

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

Expenses

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 7 Nov 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union) (since 9 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

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