Chuka Umunna

MP, Streatham

Streatham Labour

Chuka Umunna campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Chuka Umunna’s voting in Parliament

Chuka Umunna is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Chuka Umunna’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes

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Chuka Umunna has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Points of Order 8 Dec 2016

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. My point of order is not dissimilar to the previous one. Mine relates to the response given by the Department for Transport to the urgent question tabled on Monday by the hon. Member for Brighton, Pavilion (Caroline Lucas) in respect of Southern rail. My hon. Friend the Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes), the right hon. Member for Carshalton...
  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Deportation: EU Nationals 8 Dec 2016

    To ask the Attorney General, whether his office has conducted analysis of the legal implications of deporting EU citizens from the UK after the UK has left the EU.

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Profile

Labour MP for Streatham

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Chuka Umunna’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — 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 63.51% 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 — 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.
  • 216 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chuka Umunna’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 256 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
2 November 2015, received £150 plus travel expenses from Cheltenham Festival (109-111 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7LS) for taking part in a public panel event at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on 8 October 2015. Hours: 6 hrs, including preparation and travel. (Registered 18 November 2015)
18 April 2016, £500 paid direct to a local charity by Schroders plc, in return for taking part in panel event. Address of payer: 31 Gresham St, London EC2V 7QA. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 June 2016)
1 September 2016, received £150, from the BBC, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on 'Any Questions'. Hours: 5 hrs including travel and preparation. (Registered 23 September 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 to assist with employing a member of staff in my parliamentary office

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 February 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Nick Campsie
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000 towards funding the salaries and expenses of staff in my office working on European policy.

Date received: 29 June 2016

Date accepted: 29 June 2016

Donor status: Individual

(Registered 06 July 2016)
Name of donor: Richard Reed
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500 received towards funding the salaries and expenses of staff in my office working on European policy.

Date received: 4 July 2016

Date accepted: 4 July 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2016)
Name of donor: DCD Properties Ltd
Address of donor: 90 Long Acre, London WC2E 9RA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 received towards funding the salaries and expenses of staff in my office working on European policy.

Date of receipt: 6 July 2016

Date of acceptance: 6 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 03092306

(Registered 07 July 2016)
Name of donor: Paul Myners
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 towards funding staff for research and editing purposes

Date of receipt: 24 August 2016

Date of acceptance: 24 August 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 September 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:accommodation and hospitality with a total value of £1,414 at the annual meeting of the Franco-British Colloque

Date received: 14-16 January 2016

Date accepted: 14 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 06913437

(Registered 17 February 2016)
Name of donor: Crystal Palace Football Club
Address of donor: Selhurst Park Stadium, Whitehorse Lane, London, SE25 6PU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the FA Cup Final costing £670.80 each £1,341.60 in total

Date received: 21 May 2016

Date accepted: 21 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration no 07270793

(Registered 22 June 2016)
Name of donor: Alexandra Wood Ltd
Address of donor: 271 Stansted Road, Bishop's Stortford CM23 2BT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A suit with a value of £1,600

Date received: 11 July 2016

Date accepted: 11 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07172546

(Registered 23 August 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Center for American Progress
Address of donor: 1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington D.C., 20005

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Accommodation and flights with a total value of £3,271.52

Destination of visit: Washington

Date of visit: 28-29 April 2016

Purpose of visit: To address a gathering of American policy makers on business, foreign policy and the EU referendum.

(Registered 19 May 2016)
Name of donor: Policy Network
Address of donor: Third floor, 11 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation and flights with a total value of £1,107.36.

Destination of visit: Montreal

Dates of visit: 14-16 September 2016

Purpose of visit: To participate in the Global Progress Summit, a gathering of delegates from over 20 countries to discuss issues including inclusive prosperity, diversity, innovation and digital democracy.

(Registered 06 October 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising solicitor.

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