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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 a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 24 votes against, 10 absences, between 2014–2016
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2013–2019
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2013
Has never voted on a wholly elected House of Lords
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, 9 votes against, 3 absences, between 2013–2018
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2013–2016
Last updated: 20 Jan 2020.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many incidents involving (a) serious injury and (b) death occurred between Junctions 32 and 35A of the M1 in (i) each year since March 2017 and (ii) each of the three years before March 2017.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether the new relationships education, relationships and sex education and health education guidance requires schools to teach pupils (a) what constitutes domestic abuse and (b) how that abuse might manifest in their own (i) LGBT+ and (ii) other relationships.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 13 January 2020 to Question 1369 on Hong Kong: Human Rights, what the timeline is for the publication of initial proposals for a scheme of Magnitsky-style sanctions; and whether those initial proposals will be subject to (a) public consultation and (b) parliamentary scrutiny.
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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
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Education
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Offences against Children
- Female Genital Mutilation
- Asylum: Children
Currently held offices
- Chair, International Development Committee (since 29 Jan 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Women and Equalities Committee (4 Jun 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (15 Jan 2018 to 4 Jun 2018)
- Member, Administration Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- 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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.
1. Employment and earnings
From 16 April 2019, a National Counselling Society Ambassador. Address: 19 Grafton Road, Worthing BN11 1QT. Until further notice, I will be paid £600 per month. Hours: 4 hrs per month. (Registered 23 April 2019)
6 August 2019, received £1,800 from News UK
& Ireland, PO
Box 151, Peterborough, PE7 8YT, for blogs. Hours: 30 hrs approx. (Registered 07 August 2019)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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