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 a mixture of for and 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
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2013–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 5 absences, between 2013–2016
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 24 votes against, 10 absences, between 2014–2016
Has never voted on a wholly elected House of Lords
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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Government of Burma on ensuring that no Rohingya refugees are returned to Burma without guarantees about their (a) safety, (b) citizenship and (c) land.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment the Government has made of provision of discretionary leave to remain for survivors of modern slavery identified in the UK.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government has plans to protect the right to work for victims of modern slavery identified in the UK?
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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
- Department of Health
- Department for Education
- Female Genital Mutilation
- Asylum: Children
- Forced Marriage
- Female Genital Mutilation: Clinics
Currently held offices
- 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 — well 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 66.67% 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") 114 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 27 Nov 2017.
Name of donor: (1) Britain-Palestine Communications Centre, (2) President’s Office, Ramallah (3) Travel2Palestine Ltd
Address of donor: (1) c/o 5 Galena Road, London W6 0LT (2) Muqata, Ramallah, Palestine (3) 160 London Road, Kingston KT2 6QW
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) return flights £577, food and travel £532, total £1,109 (2) accommodation £320 (3) small contribution towards cost of food and transport, value estimated to be no more than £75
Destination of visit: Jerusalem and the West Bank
Dates of visit: 2-5 January 2017
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding political delegation.
(Registered 24 January 2017)
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
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