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 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
  • Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability 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.

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Sex and Relationship Education 27 Oct 2016

    I would like to thank all the women, parliamentarians and campaigners who come before us to get equality and justice in this country. I am sure that we all want to take that forward.
  • Women and Equalities: Sex and Relationship Education 27 Oct 2016

    Good. The Minister for Women and Equalities has an admirable record of supporting sex and relationship education, and I welcome her comments today. Giving all children good-quality education in respect of themselves and others and encouraging healthy friendships is the cornerstone of preventing abuse, hate crime, intolerance and relationship violence. This approach is supported by five Select...
  • Domestic Abuse Victims in Family Law Courts 15 Sep 2016

    I pay tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Angela Smith) for securing this debate and putting on record that story and her campaigning on the issue. It is so necessary that Members understand what is going on. I thank Claire Throssell for bravely being here today and for having the courage to put forward her personal tragedy, which most of us could not endure,...

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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 (Equalities Office) (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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Sarah Champion’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 80 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 64.22% 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") 94 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

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)
4. Visits outside the UK
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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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