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Chi Onwurah

Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Industrial Strategy)

Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central


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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.

Last updated: 20 Jan 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: European Regional Development Fund: North East 14 Feb 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans the Government has to replace Image result for European Regional Development Fund grants for projects in the North East.
  • Online Harms Legislation 13 Feb 2020

    Molly Russell was only 14 when she killed herself after viewing posts on Instagram. David Turnball was 75 when he lost his pension through an unregulated financial product that was prominently advertised by Google. Last year TikTok live-streamed a teenager’s suicide. Misinformation on the coronavirus is spreading on social media. An online abuse offence against a child is recorded every 16...
  • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Broadband 13 Feb 2020

    If only complacency built networks, we would have the fastest broadband in the world, but it does not, and neither does it keep our network secure. In June, the National Cyber Security Centre said that we had to act to mitigate the risk of high-risk vendors such as Huawei in our 5G and full-fibre networks. Since then, we have had more disturbing reports from our Five Eyes allies Canada and...

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Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central

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

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Topics of interest

Chi Onwurah campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Industrial Strategy) (since 10 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Sep 2015 to 10 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU:
10 January 2019, received £100 for an article published on 2 January 2019. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2019)
7 March 2019, received £230.21 for an article published on 28 February 2019. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2019)
16 May 2019, received £100 for an article published on 7 May 2019. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2019)
4 July 2019, received £100 for an article published on 24 June 2019. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2019)
18 December 2019, received £100 for an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 January 2020)
4 July 2019, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid to my Constituency Labour Party. (Registered 12 August 2019)
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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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