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.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 40 votes against, 9 absences, between 2013–2016
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
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, 12 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2014
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
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Heidi Alexander has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2017
It is a pleasure to follow the contributions of my hon. Friend the Member for Stockport (Ann Coffey) and the hon. Member for Colchester (Will Quince). Both Members spoke with a huge amount of sense, obvious compassion and a clear understanding of the issues. I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Enfield North (Joan Ryan) on securing the debate. She made a characteristically...
I have some sympathy with what the hon. Gentleman says, because I think that what happens in prison to rehabilitate offenders and to take them off the path that they are on is just as important as how many years they spend there. I am not sure at the moment that the system operates correctly, so I have some sympathy with his point. However, the point I am making is about the scale and...
My hon. Friend highlights the precise problem. How we prosecute individuals involved in this crime needs attention, but so do the tools that the police and local authorities have at their disposal to detect and disrupt such activity. I know that the Government recently introduced regulations to allow the police to apply to a court to close down the mobile phone being used to receive the drugs...
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Labour MP for Lewisham East
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Heidi Alexander campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health
- Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- International Development
- South London Healthcare NHS Trust
- Housing Benefit
- Proceeds of Crime
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Health Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- 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: 8 Jan 2018.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Community Union
Address of donor: 465c Caledonian Road, London N7 9GX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 07 July 2017
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Lord Matthew Oakeshott
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Date received: 11 December 2017
Date accepted: 11 December 2017
Donor status: individual
(Registered 19 December 2017)
From 23 August 2017
, director (unpaid) of Labour Campaign for the Single Market Limited. (Registered 19 December 2017)
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