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.
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government 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 a reduction in spending on welfare benefits 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
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Chi Onwurah has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
What steps the Church of England is taking to (a) tackle human trafficking and (b) support vulnerable women.
Happy birthday, Mr Speaker. I pay tribute to the work of the Church and to the many generous Geordies who help to support vulnerable and trafficked women in Newcastle, which is proud to call itself a city of sanctuary. Unfortunately, it is not enough and not every woman has the support they need. What is the Church doing to work more effectively with local authorities and police forces, which...
On Friday, I visited Wirecard, an innovative financial technology company in the emerging payments sector; it is based in Newcastle. It is concerned that leaving the European single market, and in particular the passporting rights, will diminish investment in fintech, an area in which this country leads, and which is growing in Newcastle and the north-east. What reassurance will the Minister...
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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
- Department for Culture
- Media and Sport
- Culture Media and Sport
- Travel and Subsistence Payments
- Departmental Chief Scientific Advisers
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.
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)
Chartered engineer (non-practising).
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