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Shabana Mahmood’s voting in Parliament
Shabana Mahmood is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Shabana Mahmood’s votes.
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2020
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
3 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
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, 4 absences, between 2010–2020
Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.
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Shabana Mahmood has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what cross-departmental steps the Government is taking to reduce the increased risk posed by covid-19 to black, Asian, and minority ethnic communities.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the mental health effect on leaseholders whose properties have been found to have been fitted with flammable cladding following the Grenfell Tower Fire; and what support his Department has provided to those leaseholds to alleviate that effect.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish the local authorities that were consulted in advance of the implementation of the asylum dispersal scheme.
More of Shabana Mahmood’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Birmingham, Ladywood
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Shabana Mahmood campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Innovation and Skills
- Home Department
- Home Office
- HM Treasury
- Higher Education
- Students: Loans
- Revenue and Customs
- Higher Education: Admissions
- Students: Finance
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, International Trade Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (26 Nov 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
- Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (8 May 2015 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Treasury) (7 Oct 2013 to 8 May 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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