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.
Consistently 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
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
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
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
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
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Last updated: 19 Apr 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how the requirement for a cultural fit for prospective contractors will be linked to the subject matter of the contract.
To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, on what basis the requirement for a cultural fit for prospective contractors will be judged.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether there is any regional variation in the frequency of police cells being used as places of safety for people detained under section 135 of the Mental Health Act 1983.
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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
- HM Treasury
- Home Office
- Higher Education
- Students: Loans
- Revenue and Customs
- Students: Finance
- Higher Education: Admissions
Other offices held in the past
- 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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Last updated: 2 May 2017.
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire
& Sons, HSBC
, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons
, London SW1A 0AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Economy class flights (international and domestic) £822.51; accommodation £455.91; food and drink £163.96; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £243.56; total £1,685.94
Destination of visit: China (Beijing and Wuhan)
Dates of visit: 13–17 November 2016
Purpose of visit: To maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament
and the National People’s Congress of China; support British businesses operating in China; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of China.
(Registered 29 November 2016)
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