Sarah Champion’s voting in Parliament
Sarah Champion is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Sarah Champion’s votes.
Voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, in 2016
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2013
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2013–2017
Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
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, 8 votes against, 3 absences, between 2013–2014
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Sarah Champion has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2017
To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether the scope of gender pay reporting applies at the level of partner at legal firms who employ over 250 staff.
To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, when she plans to publish the consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 announced on 23 July 2017.
To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether the public consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 is planned to include a proposal and question on legal recognition for non-binary people.
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Labour MP for Rotherham
Entered the House of Commons on 30 November 2012 — Byelection
Topics of interest
Sarah Champion campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Office
- Ministry of Justice
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department of Health
- Female Genital Mutilation
- Asylum: Children
- Forced Marriage
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 15 Jan 2018)
- Member, Administration Committee (since 30 Oct 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities (6 Oct 2016 to 16 Aug 2017)
- Shadow Minister (Home Office) (25 Jul 2016 to 6 Oct 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Home Office) (18 Sep 2015 to 28 Jun 2016)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
- Member, Transport Committee (10 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Sarah Champion’s speeches
- Has received answers to 75 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 69.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 128 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.
Name of donor: Government of the Republic of China
Address of donor: Taipei Representative Office
in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, Belgravia, London SW1W 0EB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights London-Taipei £3,355; accommodation £1,230.77; domestic travel in Taiwan £183.76; food and drink £512.82; total £5,282.35
Destination of visit: Republic of China (Taiwan)
Dates of visit: 29 July – 5 August 2017
Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary Taiwan Group delegation to discuss political, trade and cultural links between the United Kingdom and Taiwan.
(Registered 05 September 2017
Name of donor: High Commission
Address of donor: Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air fare costing £1,829; hotel stay costing £1,183; local transport costing £227; £3,239 in total
Destination of visit: New Delhi
Dates of visit: 5-11 November 2017
Purpose of visit: to develop an understanding of trade and educational opportunities between Britain and India.
(Registered 06 December 2017
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