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.
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
14 votes for, 8 votes against, 12 absences, between 2013–2017
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
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
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 greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 2 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
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Sarah Champion has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 8 Feb 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 22 November 2016 to Question 54215, on apprentices: females, how much funding her Department has (a) allocated and (b) spent on encouraging women to take up apprenticeships in construction, IT and engineering.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 22 November 2016 to Question 54215, on apprentices: females, what assessment she has made of the effect of the Get In Go Far campaign on the number of women taking up apprenticeships in construction, IT and engineering.
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 28 November 2016 to Question 53867, who will represent the Government at the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York in March 2017.
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Labour MP for Rotherham
Entered the House of Commons on 30 November 2012 — Byelection
Topics of interest
- Home Office
- Ministry of Justice
- Asylum: Children
- Female Genital Mutilation
- Prisons: Restraint Techniques
- Human Trafficking
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities) (since 6 Oct 2016)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities (since 6 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Sarah Champion’s speeches
- Has received answers to 77 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 65.35% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 104 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 6 Feb 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI
, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
25 July 2016
, received £200 for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr 30 mins. (Registered 28 July 2016)
Name of donor: Results UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and food with a value of £1,700
Destination of visit: Uganda
Date of visit: 21 to 25 August 2016
Purpose of visit: Delegation to gain insight into the impact of UK support to Uganda to improve child health outcomes through DFID
’s bilateral programmes and support to multilateral organisations.
(Registered 14 September 2016
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)
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