Sarah Champion

MP, Rotherham

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Rotherham Labour

The office of Sarah Champion MP has informed us that Sarah was not available for votes in the House of Commons from 26th November 2017 to 12th December 2017 as she was absent due to long term illness. This affects the numerology section below.

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.

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

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Labour MP for Rotherham

Entered the House of Commons on 30 November 2012 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

Sarah Champion campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Justice
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department of Health
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Probation
  • Asylum: Children
  • Slavery
  • 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 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.
  • 52 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Sarah Champion’s activity
  • 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.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Government of the Republic of China - Taiwan
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 of India
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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