Thangam Debbonaire

MP, Bristol West

Bristol West Labour

Thangam Debbonaire campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Thangam Debbonaire’s voting in Parliament

Thangam Debbonaire is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Unaccompanied Child Refugees 9 Feb 2017

    A two-tier—in fact, multi-tier—system in response to refugees and asylum seekers is emerging, with incomprehensible contradictions and many vulnerabilities, especially for children. To live up to our well-deserved reputation, which we should be proud of as a nation, among those fleeing war and persecution, who see us as a place of safe haven, and to do our best for a fair share...
  • International Trade: Fair Trade 9 Feb 2017

    The 21st century offers us an opportunity to build on our pride and identity as a nation that promotes human rights, workers’ rights and environmental protection—all part of fair trade principles. How will the Government build on this part of our national identity in trade negotiations?
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Refugees 9 Feb 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to page 10 of the Government response to the Work and Pensions Committee report on Benefit Delivery, published on 12 July 2016, HC 522, what evaluation his Department has carried out on changes to guidance for jobcentre staff handling claims from refugees; and when he plans to publish the findings of that evaluation.

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Labour MP for Bristol West

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

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Topics of interest

  • Home Office
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Refugees: Loans
  • Asylum: EU Law
  • Asylum: Children
  • Homelessness
  • Housing: Construction

Currently held offices

  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 18 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (14 Jan 2016 to 18 Oct 2016)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Thangam Debbonaire’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 189 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 23.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 152 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Thangam Debbonaire’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 33 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Feb 2017.


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