Chi Onwurah

Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central


Chi Onwurah’s voting in Parliament

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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

  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Cabinet Office
  • Broadband
  • Training
  • Research: Finance
  • Travel and Subsistence Payments
  • Cybercrime

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 10 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Data Protection and Digital Information (No. 2) Bill Committee ( 3 May 2023 to 23 May 2023)
  • Member, Powers of Attorney Bill Committee (22 Feb 2023 to 1 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] Committee (12 Jan 2022 to 18 Jan 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (10 Apr 2020 to 29 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee ( 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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
10 February 2023, received £225 for a survey on 21 December 2022. Hours: 70 mins. (Registered 06 March 2023)
17 November 2022, received £200 from WIRED, Conde Naste Publications Ltd, Vogue House, 1-2 Hanover Square, London W1S 1JU, for an article submitted on 14 July 2022 for publication in 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 December 2022)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Labour for the Long Term
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of an adviser, value £2,092.80
Date received: 11 July 2023 - 31 August 2023
Date accepted: 11 July 2023
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 08 August 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: SynBioBeta LLC
Address of donor: 3559 Mount Diablo Boulevard, Lafayette, CA 94549
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For me and my partner, flights, transfers and accommodation for three nights, total value £10,004
Destination of visit: Oakland, California
Dates of visit: 23 May - 2 June 2023
Purpose of visit: To speak at SynBioBeta conference.
(Registered 20 June 2023)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Association of Marshall Scholars
Address of donor: 168 Prospect Park SW, Brooklyn, NY 11218, USA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Associated with taking part in the Marshall Scholars Legislative Exchange in Oxford, two night's hotel accommodation, two dinners and one lunch, total value £1,750
Date received: 13-15 January 2023
Date accepted: 13 January 2023
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 31 January 2023)
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 Northumberland: (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)
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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