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.
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 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
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
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
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Jenny Chapman has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2018
Response of emergency services to calls from newly built estates – Jenny Chapman.
I do not think that Ministers quite appreciate the level of concern across the House on this issue. Whenever I have visited the Irish border, I have come face to face with the reality of what the installation of any cameras or any infrastructure would mean. It would not last a day, Minister; it would not last a day. Why will the Secretary of State not even visit the border, so that he can...
I think that says all we need to hear. What we want to know is how can we ensure an open border without a customs union? We have looked everywhere we can think of to identify a border anywhere on earth that is open and has no customs union. The Prime Minister referred to the border between the United States and Canada. Can the Minister confirm that the Prime Minister has ruled that out as an...
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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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