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.

This is a selection of Thangam Debbonaire’s votes.

  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability

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Thangam Debbonaire has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Access for All 12 Jan 2017

    Confusion and frustration abound in the Lawrence Hill area of my constituency, in relation to step-free access and other disability access improvements to the Lawrence Hill station. Local people have been frustrated by the works there, and rumours abound that they are being cancelled, postponed or just stopped. Will the Minister agree to meet me and visit Lawrence Hill station to talk to...
  • NHS and Social Care Funding 11 Jan 2017

    I was going to speak about the effects of cuts to health and social care funding on hospitals and healthcare in the south-west, but all the things I wanted to say have been eloquently said by other hon. Members. So, in keeping with other speeches I have made recently, I have decided not to repeat what has already been said, to scrub all of that from my speech and to talk about something...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children 22 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many unaccompanied and separated children have been (a) identified, (b) assessed and (c) transferred under sub-section 1 of section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016.

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Labour MP for Bristol West

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


Topics of interest

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

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Thangam Debbonaire’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 178 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 19.95% 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.
  • 148 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: 9 Jan 2017.


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