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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 selection of Chris Elmore’s votes.
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
Voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2016.
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, between 2016–2020.
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2016–2020.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
49 votes for, 10 votes against, 16 absences, between 2017–2020.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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We have lots more plain English analysis of Chris Elmore’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Chris Elmore’s full vote analysis page for more.
Chris Elmore has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
On the face of it, today’s debate is about how we want to protect people’s incomes and stave off the threat of poverty for future generations but, scratching beneath the surface, we see what is really happening. The UK Tory Government have lost sight of what modern work means. They no longer understand the economy in which we live and how to implement policies that futureproof the world...
I completely agree with my hon. Friend. Today’s figures show that the Government are out of kilter with what is happening to constituents across the land. Do Conservative Members not do a weekly shop like their constituents? Do they not see that prices are rising, whether on fuel or food? These things makes a huge difference, and the Conservative party is condemning families to have less in...
What plans the Government have to provide funding for rail infrastructure in Wales.
More of Chris Elmore’s recent appearances
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 Work and Pensions
- Department for Digital
- Media and Sport
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Home Office
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Universal Credit
- Internet: Safety
- Buildings: Insulation
- *No heading*
Currently held offices
- Member, Committee of Selection (since 25 May 2021)
- Shadow Minister (Scotland) (since 10 Apr 2020)
- Member, Procedure Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 18 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee of Privileges (13 May 2020 to 9 Sep 2021)
- Member, Committee on Standards (13 May 2020 to 9 Sep 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 6 Sep 2021.
1. Employment and earnings
20 December 2020, received £200 from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 01 March 2021)
Minor interest in a house in Caerphilly County Borough area owned by two members of my family. (Registered 06 June 2016)
Until 18 February 2021, unpaid Chair of Barry YMCA
Board of Management. I remain an unpaid Board member. (Registered 6 June 2016; updated 01 March 2021)
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