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 referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
3 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
15 votes for, 10 votes against, 26 absences, between 2010–2017
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
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 16 votes against, 6 absences, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017
The Rohingya are the most persecuted minority in the world, and their persecution is not a recent phenomenon; it is of long standing. People are being rendered stateless in their own land. If they are not being beaten, murdered or raped, they are being starved, literally, because of the closure of food markets in Rakhine state. The scale of what the Rohingya face is unimaginable, and we have...
I will not, because of the shortness of time; I apologise. I agree that we should keep a laser-like focus on the military, and I support Members’ calls for arms bans and visa bans for military personnel and their families in Myanmar. I hear the argument about Min Aung Hlaing, the military leader; as others have said, he could stop this overnight. However, I do not want us to get away...
In the Newtown area of my constituency there have been seven shootings in the past three months. Local people tell me that they simply do not feel safe, and cuts to police funding and neighbourhood policing are having a devastating impact. Why cannot the Home Secretary see that she is failing in her responsibility to resource the services that are required to keep us safe? How much more will...
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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
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
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: 9 Oct 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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