Chi Onwurah

MP, Newcastle upon Tyne Central

Newcastle upon Tyne Central Labour

Chi Onwurah campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Chi Onwurah’s voting in Parliament

Chi Onwurah is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Chi Onwurah’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Chi Onwurah’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Chi Onwurah’s full vote analysis page for more.

Chi Onwurah has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Scientific Professions: Women 8 Dec 2016

    Research from the Institution of Engineering and Technology shows that science, technology, engineering and maths-based toys are three times more likely to be targeted at boys than at girls. I should declare an interest as a chartered engineer in the IET. Will the Secretary of State declare her support for the Let Toys Be Toys campaign, which aims to give girls and boys, in the run-up to...

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Profile

Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Cabinet Office
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Health
  • Training
  • Broadband
  • Travel and Subsistence Payments
  • Departmental Chief Scientific Advisers
  • Cybercrime

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Industrial Strategy) (since 9 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Sep 2015 to 9 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (18 Sep 2015 to 9 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (11 Jan 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (8 Oct 2010 to 11 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
23 February 2016, £250 from The Bio Agency, 17 Gresse Street, London W1T 1QL, for speaking engagement at Connected World on 28 January 2016. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to local charity. (Registered 18 March 2016)
12 May 2016, received £3,000 from Broadbent Institute, Station B, PO Box 1273 Ottawa ON K1P 5R3, Canada, for speaking at the Ottawa Progress Summit on Progressive Economics in the Age of Inequality & Slow Growth, on 2 April 2016. Hours: 1 hr 15 min. I also received reimbursement of ancillary travel costs of £23.90. (Registered 13 May 2016)
2 September 2016, received £310 from The Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 07 November 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 2 September 2016, a house in Amble: (i). (Registered 02 November 2016)
Holiday apartment in Portugal, which became registrable from 2 September 2016: (i). (Registered 07 November 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Chartered engineer (non-practising).
From 15 December 2015, Honorary Vice President of ACTSA (Action for South Africa). (Registered 17 December 2015)
From 6 July 2016, Director of the Foundation for Science & Technology. (Registered 12 August 2016)

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