Thangam Debbonaire

Opposition Whip (Commons)

Labour MP for Bristol West

@thangammp https://facebook.com/debbonaire

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: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum 17 Jan 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether it remains his Department's policy to consider an asylum-seeker's claim for asylum less favourably if that person did not claim asylum in the first safe country they reached; and if he will make a statement.
  • Points of Order: [7th Allotted Day] 11 Jan 2019

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for North Devon (Peter Heaton-Jones), who is clearly doing his best to represent his constituents in challenging times. A lot has been said in the past three years about the relationship between the EU referendum and immigration. The National Centre for Social Research has found that people who want the Government to prioritise cutting immigration...
  • Cancer Workforce and Early Diagnosis — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 8 Jan 2019

    It is a pleasure to serve with you in the Chair, Mr Howarth. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Poplar and Limehouse (Jim Fitzpatrick) and other hon. Members for their contributions. I will focus on cancer affecting children, teenagers and young adults. As hon. Members know, I have personal experience of breast cancer, but more expert people in the Chamber will talk about that, so I will...

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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 Work and Pensions
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

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)
5 June 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 05 June 2018)
6 July 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 06 July 2018)
13 September 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 13 September 2018)
8 October 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 08 October 2018)
20 November 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 20 November 2018)
28 November 2018, received £100. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 28 November 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)
14 June 2018, received £70. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 14 June 2018)
16 July 2018, received £100. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 16 July 2018)
30 July 2018, received £60. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 30 July 2018)
13 September 2018, received £60. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 13 September 2018)
27 September 2018, received £70. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 27 September 2018)
5 October 2018, received £70. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 05 October 2018)
16 October 2018, received £100. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 16 October 2018)
20 November 2018, received £100. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 20 November 2018)
4 December 2018, received £70. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 04 December 2018)
Payments from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for completing surveys:
11 January 2018, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
28 February 2018, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
24 May 2018, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
6 July 2018, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
1 October 2018, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
22 October 2018, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
16 November 2018, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)

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