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.
Voted a mixture of for and against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 22 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
14 votes for, 2 votes against, 16 absences, between 2016–2017
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2015–2017
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Thangam Debbonaire has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2017
It is a great honour to follow the hon. Member for Dumfries and Galloway (Mr Jack), who spoke so passionately and knowledgeably for better understanding, treatment and diagnosis of blood cancer. Like everyone in the House, I could speak about many aspects of cancer, including my own experience. I could speak about the very moving speech made by Baroness Jowell in the other place—a very...
The Minister is nodding vigorously from a sedentary position, and I hope that means he will support better labelling. I could speak about how important healthy habits are generally for reducing cancer, and again I ask the Minister to do more to urge people to take up those healthy habits from an early age. I could speak about how all women should learn how to check their breasts properly,...
I thank my hon. Friend for that intervention. He is absolutely right: these specialist organisations understand not just what the patient is going through, but what the families are going through and how devastating a diagnosis can be. They also know what can be done to help people through it. I set up the all-party parliamentary group on childhood and teenage cancer last year with the help...
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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 Education
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Refugees: Loans
- Asylum: Children
- Asylum: EU Law
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 54 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Thangam Debbonaire’s speeches
- Has received answers to 143 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 88.71% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 52 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 19 Feb 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
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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