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
0 votes for, 16 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2018
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 14 votes against, 8 absences, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2018
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Last updated: 8 May 2018
I have endured sitting through two inquiries into private Members’ Bills as a member of the Procedure Committee. It is clear that private Members’ Bills get through only if the Government choose that they should get through. The whole system is dysfunctional. There are a hundred ways in which the Government could choose to kill a private Member’s Bill; they happen to be...
Franchising on this line has failed repeatedly. The Secretary of State could make himself incredibly popular in my constituency, which is the birthplace of the railways, if he just stood up, looked behind him and said, “My name is Chris Grayling, and I have just nationalised a rail line.”
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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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