Heidi Alexander

MP, Lewisham East

Lewisham East Labour

Heidi Alexander campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Heidi Alexander’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Heidi Alexander’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Heidi Alexander has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Baby Loss 13 Oct 2016

    I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing the debate and on speaking in such a powerful and deeply human way. She is talking about parents’ desire to see some good come from their loss. Does she agree that where failings have occurred, part of that critical process should involve NHS trusts communicating with parents on an ongoing basis about the actions and steps being taken to ensure...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Crossrail 15 Sep 2016

    As much as I would like my constituents to benefit from an expanded Crossrail network, geography makes that unlikely, so can the Minister with responsibility for rail tell me his assessment of Southeastern’s submission for additional rolling stock?
  • NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans 14 Sep 2016

    I am grateful for the opportunity to speak in this debate. Sustainability and transformation plans—what are they, should the public be concerned, and are the plans good, bad or a mixture of both? As we have heard, over the last eight months or so STPs have been drawn up in 44 areas in England by a range of people involved in the running of the NHS and local government. As far as I can...

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Labour MP for Lewisham East

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


Topics of interest

  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • International Development
  • Land
  • Afghanistan
  • South London Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Housing Benefit
  • Proceeds of Crime

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (14 Sep 2015 to 26 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jun 2015 to 10 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (9 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (19 Mar 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 26 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.


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