Sarah Champion

MP, Rotherham

Rotherham Labour

Sarah Champion campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Sarah Champion’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Sarah Champion’s full vote analysis page for more.

Sarah Champion has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Profile

Labour MP for Rotherham

Entered the House of Commons on 30 November 2012 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Home Office
  • Justice
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Education
  • Health
  • Probation
  • Asylum: Children
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Prisons: Restraint Techniques
  • Human Trafficking

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (since 25 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Sarah Champion’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 84 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 63.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 44 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Sarah Champion’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 90 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
28 August 2015, received £200 for completing a survey. Hours: approx. 1 hr 30 mins. (Registered 07 September 2015)
25 July 2016, received £200 for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr 30 mins. (Registered 28 July 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; total value £1,300

Date of visit: 31 August-4 September 2015

Destination: West Bank and Israel

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit to the West Bank and Israel organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians. (Registered 09 September 2015)

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