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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 encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011.
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016.
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 16 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2018.
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2011–2020.
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2010–2017.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2020.
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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 Health and Social Care, when he will be able to estimate where covid-19 transmission is occurring in Newcastle in regard to (a) settings, (b) communities and (c) ages.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Government’s objective to lead the world in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and scientific research and the role of high performance computing in those areas, what plans he has to publish a strategy to ensure adequate computing capabilities are available for scientific and business...
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to publish a strategy on improving the provision of adequate computing infrastructure for the UK’s scientific, research and business communities.
More of Chi Onwurah’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Chi Onwurah campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Innovation and Skills
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department for Digital
- Media and Sport
- Cabinet Office
- Department for Culture
- Media and Sport
- Travel and Subsistence Payments
- Departmental Chief Scientific Advisers
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 10 Apr 2020)
- Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (since 10 Apr 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 1 Mar 2021.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
20 February 2020, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 April 2020)
13 October 2020, payment of £250 for a survey on 24 August 2020. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 06 November 2020)
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).
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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