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Wes Streeting’s voting in Parliament
Wes Streeting is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Wes Streeting’s votes.
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2016–2020.
Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 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.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
55 votes for, 10 votes against, 18 absences, between 2017–2020.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 21 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Wes Streeting has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
We all know that the delay in locking down the country in lockdown one, lockdown two and lockdown three led to a higher toll in both lives and livelihoods. What I do not think anyone expected was to read on the front page of the Daily Mail today that the Prime Minister had said: “Let the bodies pile high in their thousands.” The claim has been subsequently verified independently by other...
Like so many other aspects of the Government’s coronavirus response, the Department for Education’s handling of exams has been a total disaster. Schools are currently grappling with a whole series of challenges that could have been easily avoided if only the Department had planned ahead. Can we finally have the triumph of hope over experience, and the Government learn their lessons from...
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish a copy of the financial assessment that was made ahead of his Department's decision to base pupil premium allocations for the 2021-22 academic year on the October 2020 school census and not the January 2021 school census.
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Labour MP for Ilford North
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Wes Streeting campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Education
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Transport
- Schools: Coronavirus
- Food: VAT
- Sri Lanka: Human Rights
- Students: Coronavirus
- King George Hospital Redbridge: Accident and Emergency Departments
Currently held offices
- Shadow Secretary of State for Child Poverty (since 9 May 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Education) (Schools) (16 Oct 2020 to 9 May 2021)
- Shadow Exchequer Secretary (Treasury) (10 Apr 2020 to 16 Oct 2020)
- Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (2 Mar 2020 to 16 Jan 2021)
- Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (14 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Treasury Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Treasury Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Jul 2021.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Anthony Watson
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Date received: 9 March 2021
Date accepted: 15 March 2021
Donor status: individual
(Registered 14 April 2021)
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My partner, Joseph Dancey, is the owner and director of Endeavour Advisory Ltd, which provides communications and public affairs advice. (Registered 28 January 2016; updated 11 May 2021)
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