Chi Onwurah

Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central

@ChiOnwurah

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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.

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 11 Oct 2022

    Bowel Conditions (Assessment) – Chi Onwurah. Ten Minute Rule Motion
  • Prayers - [Mr Speaker in the Chair] : The Growth Plan 23 Sep 2022

    Newcastle paid a very heavy price for Conservative austerity economics: wages cut, public services slashed, growth stifled, businesses closed, good jobs lost. We were told that there was no money to invest in north-east regional economic growth. Now the Chancellor is borrowing billions to gamble on tax cuts for the rich and boosting oil companies’ profits—and working people are still...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Applications 23 Sep 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment has she made of the potential impact on the employment status of applicants on delays in processing in-time renewals for two and a half year Leave to Remain visas.

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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

  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Cabinet Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Broadband
  • Training
  • Travel and Subsistence Payments
  • Research: Finance
  • Cybercrime

Currently held offices

  • Member, Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] Committee (since 12 Jan 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 10 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (10 Apr 2020 to 29 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 11 May 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Industrial Strategy) (10 Oct 2016 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
17 August 2022, payment of £225 for a survey on 7 July 2022. Hours: 1 hr 30 mins. Fee to be paid direct to my Constituency Labour Party. (Registered 17 August 2022)
2 August 2022, payment of £150 from Britain Thinks, Metherell Gard, Morval, Looe PL13 1PN, for City UK interview on 14 June 2022. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to local charity. (Registered 17 August 2022)
4 August 2022, payment of £200 from Newcastle University School of Pharmacy, Population Health Sciences Institute, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, King George VI Building, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, for a speech on 13 July 2022. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to local charity. (Registered 17 August 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: British Phonographic Industry
Address of donor: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A ticket to the BRITS, with hospitality, total value £900

Date received: 11 May 2021

Date accepted: 11 May 2021

Donor status: company, registration 01132389

(Registered 20 July 2021)

This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 9 November 2021. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
Name of donor: Sky Ltd
Address of donor: Grant Way, Isleworth TW7 5QD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Accommodation and hospitality for three nights for me and my partner at the Hay Festival, value £750

Date received: 26-29 May 2022

Date accepted: 26 May 2022

Donor status: company, registration 2247735

(Registered 28 June 2022)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Association of Marshall Scholars
Address of donor: 168 Prospect Park SW, Brooklyn, NY 11218, USA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Associated with attending the Association of Marshall Scholars Legislative Exchange, for me and a guest, two night's hotel accommodation and two dinners, total value £1,250

Date received: 19-21 November 2021

Date accepted: 19 November 2021

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 30 November 2021)
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 Northumberland: (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)
From 4 August 2020, Member of the Board of the Hamilton Commission, a standalone piece of research in partnership with the Royal Academy of Engineering, that will work to improve the representation of black people in UK motorsport. (Registered 23 November 2020)

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