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 for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
7 votes for, 2 votes against, 12 absences, between 2016–2017
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
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
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
I am sorry to interrupt the Minister. I think she mentioned a minute ago something about protecting public health funding for two years until the change to business rates. I am so sorry, but I missed that point. Could she clarify it? Does she mean that this is a new announcement of new protections?
I thank my hon. Friend for the excellent speech that she is making. I want to add my support for what she has just said, and perhaps go a bit further. Does she agree that the Minister needs to address the fact that the failure to address preventive services will only store up costs and problems further down the line, and that when there are cuts to public health grants, those services need to...
I, too, wish to add my thanks to the hon. Member for Finchley and Golders Green (Mike Freer). Does my hon. Friend agree that having such a confusing and complex mix of commissioners and authors of standards for prescribing does not help to establish the consistent commissioning of drugs such as PrEP, which he has mentioned and which would help so many people not only in his own constituency,...
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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 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 48 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 26.58% 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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