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.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 19 votes against, 4 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
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
43 votes for, 12 votes against, 14 absences, between 2017–2019
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 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
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
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Matthew Pennycook has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 9 Apr 2019
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the level of vulnerability of NHS Microsoft operating systems to cyber attack.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Iranian counterpart on the effect of Iranian water policies on the Ahwazi Arab population in that country.
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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
- HM Treasury
- Department for Transport
- Part-time Employment: EU Law
- Energy: Meters
- Members: Correspondence
- Right to Buy Scheme
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union) (since 9 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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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