Christina Rees

Labour/Co-operative MP for Neath

@rees4neath https://facebook.com/ChrisReesLabour

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Christina Rees’s voting in Parliament

Christina Rees is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

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Christina Rees has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Welsh Affairs 25 Feb 2021

    I echo the remarks about my dear friend Hywel Francis, whose legacy spreads across south Wales and beyond. I will miss Hywel more than words can say, and my thoughts are with Mair, Hannah, Dafydd and Hywel’s many friends and comrades. Wales is a special country. Its people are parochial, but we are also internationalists in all the best ways. We have a history of social solidarity that is...
  • Government's Management of the Economy 23 Feb 2021

    There is no starker contrast of how flawed the UK Government’s economic model has been than when compared with the approach of the Welsh Labour Government. More than a decade of Tory austerity has left the UK completely unprepared to deal with the global pandemic. Despite UK Government cuts and austerity across Wales, our wonderful NHS staff, council workers, emergency services and many...
  • Covid-19: Road Map 22 Feb 2021

    On 18 February, the UK Government announced £18.5 million for four research projects to better understand the causes, symptoms and treatment of long covid. However, the linkage between sepsis and covid, and between long sepsis and long covid, as evidenced by the UK Sepsis Trust, was not mentioned. Will the Prime Minister please outline his plans to make sure that this very important linkage...

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Neath

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Party was Labour until 3 May 2017

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Topics of interest

Christina Rees campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Wales Office
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Personal Injury: Compensation
  • Apprentices: Wales
  • Reparation by Offenders
  • Courts
  • Courts: Closures

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 16 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (since 6 Jul 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (9 Feb 2017 to 6 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (10 Oct 2016 to 9 Feb 2017)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 1 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Mar 2021.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 8 December 2017, a residential property in Bridgend County Borough: (i). (Registered 18 January 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister, non-practising. (Registered 22 July 2020)

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