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Helen Hayes’s voting in Parliament
Helen Hayes is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Helen Hayes’s votes.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
60 votes for, 9 votes against, 14 absences, between 2017–2020.
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 21 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016.
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2016–2020.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the feasibility that UK reaches net zero emissions sooner than 2050.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to support the work of the London Violence Reduction Unit's work during Summer 2021.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what (a) assessment she made of the potential effect of climate change on the displacement of people and (b) steps her Department is taking to prepare for future increases in refugees seeking safety in the UK in light of that issue.
More of Helen Hayes’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Dulwich and West Norwood
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Helen Hayes campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department for Education
- Ministry of Housing
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Office
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Coronavirus: Vaccination
- Green Homes Grant Scheme
- Universal Credit
- Contact Tracing: Computer Software
- Care Homes: Coronavirus
Currently held offices
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 22 Feb 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (10 Apr 2020 to 30 Dec 2020)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (27 Jan 2020 to 10 Apr 2020)
- Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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