Emma Reynolds’s voting in Parliament
Emma Reynolds is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Emma Reynolds’s votes.
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
27 votes for, 7 votes against, 46 absences, between 2010–2018
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Almost always 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, 15 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2018
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
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Emma Reynolds has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 5 Sep 2018
It is a great pleasure to speak, yet again, on the issue of proxy voting for MPs who become new parents. I welcome the announcement the Leader of the House has made today that there will be a substantive motion and a vote on this issue. I would just say to her that there is some urgency to this debate. The biological clock is ticking: three hon. Ladies have recently given birth and two are...
I could not agree more. As I said, although I was on informal maternity leave, in every week of that maternity leave I checked emails, I phoned the office and my staff texted me—although they were careful about not bothering me all the time. That comes with the nature of the job, and I am not complaining about it. However, I am saying that it would have been much easier for me if I had...
I am listening carefully to the hon. Gentleman’s speech, and I know that he has given the matter a lot of thought. Several hon. Members have mentioned unintended consequences, so will he spell out what he is talking about there?
More of Emma Reynolds’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Emma Reynolds campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Department of Health
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Office
- Communities and Local Government
- Right to Buy Scheme
- UK Trade with EU
- Housing: Construction
- Written Questions: Government Responses
Currently held offices
- Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (8 May 2015 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Housing) (7 Oct 2013 to 8 May 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (7 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Emma Reynolds’s speeches
- Has received answers to 103 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 36.40% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 228 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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