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
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 45 votes against, 7 absences, between 2014–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
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 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 for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
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Jenny Chapman has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many official visits he has made to the Port of Dover since July 2018.
I will not say very much; I just want to echo some of my hon. Friend’s points. I was involved with the withdrawal Act, and today I have been reading the latest common frameworks document, which was released earlier today. A lot of it is about agriculture and the progress that has been made on agreeing frameworks for the UK after we leave the EU. It says: “Further detail on the...
I am trying to understand this. As I understand it, the Welsh Government put forward a schedule that one could call a power grab—they have helped themselves to some quite nice powers here—and the Government accepted it. I cannot see any attempt to amend the schedule getting anywhere, so I am not sure what lies behind the hon. Lady’s reluctance to submit a schedule.
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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
- Department for Exiting the European Union
- 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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