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Chris Elmore’s voting in Parliament
Chris Elmore is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a random selection of Chris Elmore’s votes.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, in 2020.
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2016.
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2017–2021.
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, 8 absences, between 2016–2022.
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 Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2016–2020.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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The Leader of the House will be aware that, on Tuesday, the Royal British Legion published its report on the first three months of its cost of living payments. It has real concerns that 88% of the grants were for energy top-ups and 90% were issued to people of working age. It is also deeply concerned that veterans living with disabilities or who are carers are falling through the cracks of...
The levelling-up fund bid for Pencoed level crossing was rejected this morning on the grounds that the spend could not be done in this year. Rail Minister after Rail Minister have promised me and my borough council that this was the key way to get that level crossing closed and unleash the potential of increased services. Will the Rail Minister meet me so that we can resolve this and get the...
My levelling-up bid for a closure and redevelopment in Pencoed was rejected, for the reason that the spend could not be in the 2022-23 financial year. That was despite Department for Transport Ministers saying that this was the only way in which the level crossing issues could be resolved, and despite the Welsh Secretary and the Transport Secretary announcing increased services on this line,...
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Labour MP for Ogmore
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2016 — Byelection
Topics of interest
Chris Elmore campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Digital
- Media and Sport
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department for Transport
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Universal Credit
- Internet: Safety
- Buildings: Insulation
- Future of Compute Review: Public Appointments
Currently held offices
- Member, National Security Bill Committee (since 29 Jun 2022)
- Member, Public Order Bill Committee (since 25 May 2022)
- Member, Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill Committee (since 2 Mar 2022)
- Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
- Member, Committee of Selection (since 25 May 2021)
- Member, Procedure Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 18 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (4 Dec 2021 to 22 Jul 2022)
- Member, Committee of Privileges (13 May 2020 to 9 Sep 2021)
- Member, Committee on Standards (13 May 2020 to 9 Sep 2021)
- Shadow Minister (Scotland) (10 Apr 2020 to 4 Dec 2021)
- Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Mar 2020 to 6 Jul 2020)
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 11 May 2020)
- Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Procedure Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Procedure Committee (28 Feb 2017 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (18 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Justice Committee (13 Jun 2016 to 31 Oct 2016)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 23 Jan 2023.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Channel 4
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A ticket to the BAFTAs, value £1,200
Date received: 13 March 2022
Date accepted: 13 March 2022
Donor status: company, registration 01533774
(Registered 22 March 2022)
Name of donor: Channel 4 (Broadcaster)
Address of donor: Channel 4, 124 Horseferry Road London SW1P 2TX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket to the TV BAFTAs
, value £772
Date received: 8 May 2022
Date accepted: 8 May 2022
Donor status: company, registration 01533774
(Registered 11 May 2022)
Minor interest in a house in Caerphilly County Borough area owned by two members of my family. (Registered 06 June 2016)
Unpaid member of the Barry YMCA
Board of Management. (Registered 6 June 2016; updated 01 March 2021)
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