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
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
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I shall try not to match the number of interruptions that the Minister made during my opening speech. Given that he referenced me directly, however, let me say that the Communications Act 2003 revised the electronic communications code. I know because I used to work with it beside me at Ofcom. I shall try not to be shrill in pointing out to him that if he is seriously asserting that he has...
I thank the right hon. Gentleman, an excellent former Minister, for giving way and it is good to hear a Conservative Member of Parliament taking on the landed vested interests, as it were, but will he say how this Bill will ensure that the benefits of reduced rentals accrue to the users of mobile phones, not simply the mobile operators?
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Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Cabinet Office
- Culture Media and Sport
- Department for Culture
- Media and Sport
- Travel and Subsistence Payments
- Departmental Chief Scientific Advisers
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 18 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (since 18 Sep 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- 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: 5 Sep 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)
Chartered engineer (non-practising).
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