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.
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
14 votes for, 2 votes against, 16 absences, between 2016–2017
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
Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability
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 a more proportional system for electing MPs
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Thangam Debbonaire has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2017
My constituents are frankly baffled at the way the Government keep pulling business and not replacing it with time to solve the pressing issues of the day: homelessness, lack of funding for schools and challenges in the NHS. Will the Leader of the House work with the Government to provide either Government time or further Opposition day time for us to debate, and hopefully try to solve, some...
If the Secretary of State and the Government will not consider the customs union, what specific support will they give to the aerospace sector, which employs so many people in Bristol?
As chair of the all-party parliamentary group on refugees, I welcome the Government’s integration strategy, as we recommended one in our inquiry last year. I will send the Secretary of State a copy of the report of that inquiry, which looks at refugees who so desperately want to work and contribute to the economy of our country—the country that has granted them asylum. Will he...
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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 Work and Pensions
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- 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 65 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Thangam Debbonaire’s speeches
- Has received answers to 154 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 88.72% 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") 56 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Mar 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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