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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 against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 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
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 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
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Last updated: 25 Feb 2020.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions his Department has had with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP Bureau on agreeing a new date for the COP26 summit.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent progress the Government has made on bringing forward a UK Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement 2015.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to allow maintained nursery schools to access funding for exceptional costs in response to the covid-19 outbreak for the period from March to July 2020.
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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 for Exiting the European Union
- Department of Health
- Department for Transport
- HM Treasury
- Part-time Employment: EU Law
- Members: Correspondence
- Energy: Meters
- Clean Growth Ministerial Group
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 10 Apr 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (2 Mar 2020 to 11 May 2020)
- 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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 May 2020.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Martin Taylor
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500
Donor status: individual
(Registered 23 December 2019)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, Euston, London NW1 2HD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 23 December 2019)
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