Matthew Pennycook’s voting in Parliament
Matthew Pennycook is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Matthew Pennycook’s votes.
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, 19 votes against, 4 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2016–2019
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 replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2016
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will make it his policy to ensure that the London Living Wage is paid by all Government Departments and their contractors.
As with the Malthouse compromise and the Brady amendment, it is difficult to look at these proposals and not conclude that those on the Government Benches are almost exclusively talking to themselves. But taking the proposals at face value, does the Prime Minister accept that even if they do form the basis—however unlikely—for a deal, there is no way that the arrangements set out in this...
Over the last 15 minutes, the Minister has been at pains to stress the distinction between technical non- papers and final papers which are forthcoming. On the basis of that distinction, may I therefore ask him a simple question: without going into the detail, can he give the House an assurance that any final proposals that relate to the Irish border will not row back in any way from any of...
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Labour MP for Greenwich and Woolwich
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Matthew Pennycook campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Energy and Climate Change
- Department of Health
- Department for Exiting the European Union
- Department for Transport
- HM Treasury
- Part-time Employment: EU Law
- Members: Correspondence
- Energy: Meters
- Clean Growth Ministerial Group
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union) (9 Oct 2016 to 25 Sep 2019)
- Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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