Thangam Debbonaire

Opposition Whip (Commons)

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Bristol West Labour

The office of Thangam Debbonaire MP has asked us to note that from 1st July 2015 until September 2016 Thangam Debbonaire was having treatment for cancer. During that time she was ‘paired’ for votes – so her absence was matched by a Tory absence. In effect constituents continued to be represented. She worked from the constituency on constituency matters, she and her staff continued to do casework, answer policy emails, submit questions to Ministers.

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: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: EU Scientific Co-operation 14 Jun 2018

    The Minister mentions that we want to attract the brightest and the best but missed some of what the hon. Lady’s question was about, which is of great concern to my constituents in the University of Bristol: the free flow of researchers and scientists around the European Union and the exchange of knowledge. They, and scientific firms in my constituency, say that they are already...
  • Public Bill Committee: Ivory Bill: Examination of Witnesses 12 Jun 2018

    I received a donation from the Musicians Union at the last general election and the previous one. I want to put that on the record—it has been declared in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests.
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions 12 Jun 2018

    Will the Secretary of State please think of the 150,000 homes that it would power, the thousands of jobs that it would create, the supply chain business that it would support in Wales and the west, and the climate change that it would tackle, and get off the fence and announce Government support for Swansea bay tidal lagoon today?

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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

Thangam Debbonaire campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Refugees: Loans
  • Asylum: Children
  • Asylum
  • Asylum: EU Law
  • Refugees: Children

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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 86 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Thangam Debbonaire’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 167 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 86.63% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 159 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Thangam Debbonaire’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 61 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Jun 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys:
18 January 2018, received £100. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 18 May 2018)
2 February 2018, received £50. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 18 May 2018)
14 February 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 May 2018)
21 March 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 May 2018)
7 May 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 May 2018)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys:
2 February 2018, received £60. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 23 May 2018)
3 March 2018, received £100. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 23 May 2018)
28 April 2018, received £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 23 May 2018)
22 May 2018, received £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 23 May 2018)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Musicians Union
Address of donor: 60-62 Clapham Road, London SW9 0JJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: UNISON South West
Address of donor: Ground Floor, 2 Tangier Central, Castle Street, Taunton TA1 4AB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)

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