Stephen Kinnock’s voting in Parliament
Stephen Kinnock is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Stephen Kinnock’s votes.
Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2016–2018
Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
34 votes for, 9 votes against, 11 absences, between 2017–2018
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 20 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016
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Last updated: 18 Jul 2018
I remember my first flight to St Petersburg in May 2005 as clearly as if it were yesterday. I was on my way to take up my post as director of the British Council’s operations in St Petersburg and felt a palpable sense of hope, combined with a healthy dose of trepidation. I was looking forward to improving my Russian and getting settled into my new life in St Pete, before formally...
I agree that a tough sanctions regime is absolutely the right one. The question is how targeted it should be, and how best to target it. A sanctions regime which has a very general broad-brush impact on the Russian people may well not be hitting and targeting the right people. What I like about, for instance, the Magnitsky sanctions and the unexplained wealth orders is the fact that they are...
Yes, I do share that concern. I think it is clear that, at the very least, a pause is necessary, and I think that the European Union needs to take the required action to make that happen. We need to pause and review how it will work, but Europe needs a plan B for its energy, and the key must be to reduce its dependence on Russian hydrocarbons. That must be the strategic objective. When oil is...
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Labour MP for Aberavon
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Stephen Kinnock campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Home Office
- Department of Health
- Cabinet Office
- Personal Independence Payment
- Blood: Contamination
- Iron and Steel: Procurement
- Prisons: Port Talbot
- Virgin Media: Swansea
Currently held offices
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 30 Oct 2017)
- Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (23 Oct 2017 to 8 Jan 2018)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (1 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (9 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 71 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Kinnock’s speeches
- Has received answers to 93 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 80.75% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 139 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Community Union
Address of donor: 465c Caledonian Road, London N7 9GX
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000
Date received: 17 May 2018
Date accepted: 17 May 2018
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 25 May 2018)
Name of donor: Policy Network
Address of donor: 2nd Floor, 11 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and meals with a value of £1,031.31
Destination of visit: Canada
Dates of visit: 15-17 September 2017
Purpose of visit: To attend Global Progress 2017.
(Registered 20 October 2017
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
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