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.

  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
  • Has never voted on a reduction in spending on welfare benefits
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Thangam Debbonaire’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Thangam Debbonaire’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

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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 Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Refugees: Loans
  • Asylum: EU Law
  • Asylum: Children
  • British Nationality
  • Homelessness

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (since 14 Jan 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Thangam Debbonaire’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 145 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 12.65% 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 16–17 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") 16 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.


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