Thangam Debbonaire

Opposition Whip (Commons)

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Bristol West Labour

Number of MPs in the House of Commons

There have been votes in Parliament on reducing the number of MPs in the House of Commons and reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies.

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Thangam Debbonaire consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about fewer MPs in the House of Commons:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Thangam Debbonaire voted against reducing the number of MPs but for reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2016: Thangam Debbonaire acted as teller for a vote on Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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.

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