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 against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 40 votes against, 9 absences, between 2013–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, between 2013–2016
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
3 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, between 2011–2016
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
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Heidi Alexander has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
The Chancellor will know from his own officials’ analysis that the difference between staying in the European economic area and a Canadian-type deal, which is essentially what the Government are now aiming for, is a hit to GDP of £16 billion, which is equivalent to a 4p rise in the basic rate of income tax. How can it not be right to stay in the EEA, at least for transition?
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress he has made on his plans to sell a majority shareholding in NHS Professionals.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the timetable is for selling a majority shareholding in NHS Professionals.
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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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