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 against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2016–2017
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
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Thangam Debbonaire has sometimes rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
Women won the right to vote—they fought for it, as they have had to fight for so many rights. I want to make that clear. What is the Minister doing, as we approach the year in which we celebrate that struggle, to ensure that all women in the country today are registered to vote, as many are finding individual registration difficult?
To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what guidance is issued to churches on allowing church premises to be used for yoga classes.
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the Government's proposed consultation on the domestic ivory trade will commence.
More of Thangam Debbonaire’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Bristol West
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Thangam Debbonaire campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Office
- Department of Health
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Department for Education
- Department for Culture
- Media and Sport
- Refugees: Loans
- Asylum: Children
- 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)
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- Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Thangam Debbonaire’s speeches
- Has received answers to 183 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 26.15% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 34 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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