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.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the Eu: Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice 18 Jan 2017

    This has been an important debate, if a somewhat select affair, and there have been many excellent contributions from colleagues. The safety and security of citizens is the first responsibility of any Government. Given the need for the UK and EU member states to collaborate, to co-ordinate intelligence and to share information, this debate matters. The fact that the Government have scheduled...
  • NHS and Social Care Funding 11 Jan 2017

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Telford (Lucy Allan). I have not heard her speak before, and I look forward to hearing many more speeches from her in the future, but I completely disagree with her implication that we are letting ourselves, the House and our constituents down by standing up and championing health services in our constituencies. It is an essential part of our...
  • NHS and Social Care Funding 11 Jan 2017

    The GP contract was changed in 2004, but I did not notice the sort of issues that we face today until far more recently. I am not a scientist or a doctor, but I understand cause and effect, and it does not ring true to say that something that happened six years prior to the change in Government can be blamed for something that is happening six years after the change in Government. I am not...

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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 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.


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