Chi Onwurah

MP, Newcastle upon Tyne Central

Newcastle upon Tyne Central Labour

Chi Onwurah’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • The Government’S Productivity Plan 28 Feb 2017

    It is a real pleasure to speak in this debate and to follow so many excellent and well considered contributions. I must draw particular attention to the opening speech from my hon. Friend the Member for Hartlepool (Mr Wright), the Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, who made almost all the points I intend to make but much more eloquently than I could ever hope to...
  • The Government’S Productivity Plan 28 Feb 2017

    I agree with the hon. Gentleman that it is not only about what we invest but about the returns and where those returns go. For example, it is about how the public sector ensures that it reaps those returns. We can use statistics in many different ways, and I will not attempt a battle of statistics here, but I hope the hon. Gentleman is not arguing that the UK is leading the world. However we...
  • The Government’S Productivity Plan 28 Feb 2017

    The hon. Gentleman fails to recognise the work of the regional development agencies, which his Government abolished and which contributed significantly to changing the industrial landscape. He appears to be arguing against the financial sector, the construction sector and Government spending, and we do need to diversify, but the Government can aid that process. He fails to recognise the role...

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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 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 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)
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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