Chuka Umunna’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Finance (No. 3) Bill: Carbon Emissions Tax 19 Nov 2018

    I have to say that when I gave way to the hon. Gentleman I did not imagine I would actually end up agreeing with what he said. He pre-empts my final point, which is that I understand the general worry about the accuracy of official forecasts. The bottom line is that we are never going to get forecasts that are 100% accurate, but we have to work with a certain number of assumptions to make...
  • Finance (No. 3) Bill: Carbon Emissions Tax 19 Nov 2018

    I could not agree more with the hon. Lady. I will finish by saying this: the reason we tabled the amendment, and why I think so many colleagues on all sides of the House supported it, is because ultimately it is an assertion of parliamentary sovereignty. If the House was denied this really important information in order to come to a considered informed view, it would make a mockery of the...
  • Finance (No. 3) Bill: Carbon Emissions Tax 19 Nov 2018

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Orpington (Joseph Johnson), who kindly spoke in favour of amendment 14. The amendment is in my name and in those of the right hon. Member for Broxtowe (Anna Soubry) and 70 other Members from all parts of the House. I want to take this opportunity to thank all the Members who have supported this amendment. As the Minister said, what we were...

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Labour MP for Streatham

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Chuka Umunna campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education
  • Regional Growth Fund
  • Billing
  • Procurement
  • Departmental Apprentices
  • Royal Mail

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (23 May 2011 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 4 Jul 2011)

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Chuka Umunna’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 77.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — 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") 307 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Global Radio, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA:
20 December 2017, received £600 for hosting an LBC show. Hours: 6 hrs including travel and preparation. (Registered 06 March 2018)
25 April 2018, received £600 for hosting an LBC show on Saturday 20 January 2018. Hours: 4 hrs including preparation. (Registered 02 May 2018)
Payments from the BBC, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA:
17 January 2018, received £150 for appearing on 'Any Questions'. Hours: 5 hrs including travel and preparation. (Registered 06 March 2018)
1 February 2018, received £350 for appearing on 'This Week'. Hours: 2 hrs including travel and preparation. (Registered 06 March 2018)
9 July 2018, received £350 for appearing on 'This Week'. Hours: 2 hrs including travel and preparation. (Registered 16 July 2018)
26 September 2018, received £150 for appearing on ‘Any Questions’. Hours: 2 hrs including travel and preparation. (Registered 02 October 2018)
Payments from Independent Digital News and Media Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5HF. From 1 October 2018 I expect to receive £1,000 a month (£12,000 a year) in return for writing four digital columns each month. Hours: 12 hrs a month; 3 hrs per article. (Updated 12 October 2018)
20 March 2018, received £2,347.40 for nine digital newspaper columns. Hours: 27 hrs (3 hours per article). (Registered 21 March 2018)
29 March 2018, received £260 for a digital newspaper column. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 17 April 2018)
13 April 2018, received £260 for a digital newspaper column. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 17 April 2018)
21 May 2018, received £1,000 for four digital newspaper columns. Hours: 12 hrs (3 hrs per article). (Registered 25 May 2018)
22 June 2018, received £1,000 for four digital newspaper columns. Hours: 12 hrs (3 hrs per article). (Registered 16 July 2018)
20 July 2018, received £1,000 for four digital newspaper columns. Received on 20 July 2018. Hours: 12 hrs (3 hrs per article). (Registered 06 August 2018)
17 August 2018, received £1,000 for four digital newspaper columns. Hours: 12 hrs (3 hrs per article). (Registered 14 September 2018)
17 September 2018, received £1,000 for four digital newspaper columns. Hours: 12 hrs (3 hrs per article). (Registered 02 October 2018)
23 July 2018, received £250 from Kings Place Music Foundation, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG for speaking at the Kings Place Politics Festival on 22 June 2018. Hours: 2 hrs including travel and preparation. (Registered 06 August 2018)
From 1 August 2018 until further notice, chair of the Advisory Board of The Progressive Centre UK think tank (also known as Global Progress (London) Ltd), of 9 Chamberlain House, 126 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7UR. I expect to spend approximately 12 hours each month on my duties as Chair and on preparing publications and other content, in return for a monthly payment of £5,420 (£65,040 a year). (Registered 10 October 2018)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Farr Vintners Ltd
Address of donor: Commodore House, Battersea Reach, Juniper Drive, London, SW18 1TW

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £45,000 towards funding the salaries and expenses of staff working in my office

Date received: 5 March 2018

Date accepted: 5 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 01393302

(Registered 06 March 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6LQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Food and accommodation while attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2018 Conference, total value £777.60

Date received: 18-20 January 2018

Date accepted: 18 January 2018

Donor status: company, registration 06913437

(Registered 14 February 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Australian Labor Party
Address of donor: 5/9 Sydney Ave, Barton ACT 2600, PO Box 6222, Kingston ACT 2604

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation with a value of £1,500

Destination of visit: Montreal, Canada

Dates of visit: 21-22 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Participation at International Progressive Campaign Forum.

(Registered 19 October 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising solicitor.
From 4 March 2017, director (unpaid) and sole member of Streatham Campaigns Ltd; a company limited by guarantee, which supports my work as an MP by providing additional staff resources. (Registered 27 March 2017)
From 4 March 2017, director (unpaid) and sole member of VoteLeaveWatch Ltd; a company limited by guarantee, which runs the Vote Leave Watch Campaign. (Registered 27 March 2017)

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