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 against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections 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
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
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Chi Onwurah has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether responsibility for digital consumer rights sits within his Department.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether responsibility for the Digital Single Market and the digital economy sits within his Department.
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will encourage companies to sign up to the Women in Finance Charter.
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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: 11 Jul 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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