Sarah Owen’s voting in Parliament
Sarah Owen 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 Sarah Owen’s votes.
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 5 absences, between 2021–2022.
Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2022.
Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2021–2022.
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2020.
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2021.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, in 2020.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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I thank my hon. Friend for giving way, and for her powerful and personal speech today. We have heard about the UK death rates from sepsis, but it is really important for us to bear in mind that sepsis is a global killer; one in five deaths globally are attributed to sepsis and one person dies from it every 2.8 seconds somewhere in the world. A lack of access to medical treatment is often a...
It is a pleasure to see you in the Chair, Ms Fovargue. I commend the hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent South (Jack Brereton) for bringing this important issue to the Chamber. I sincerely thank all hon. Members who have contributed. We may not always agree politically, and certainly not on red sauce and brown sauce—they have strange tastes—but heritage is deep within our communities and the...
At the weekend, seven global economic powers came together to agree a monumental trade agreement. They included India, the United States and the European Union, but not the UK. Did the Prime Minister choose not to sign up because, presumably, he thought it was a bad deal, or was the UK left out altogether because he has as weak a reputation on the world stage as he does at home?
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Labour MP for Luton North
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Home Office
- Commonwealth and Development Office
- Department for Education
- Department for Transport
- Coronavirus: Vaccination
- Influenza: Vaccination
- Travel: Quarantine
- Travel: Coronavirus
- Bereavement Counselling: Coronavirus
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 4 Dec 2021)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 14 May 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Online Safety (Re-committed Clauses and Schedules) Bill Committee ( 7 Dec 2022 to 15 Dec 2022)
- Member, Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] Committee (23 Nov 2022 to 29 Nov 2022)
- Member, Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill Committee ( 9 Nov 2021 to 25 Nov 2021)
- Member, Health and Care Bill Committee ( 7 Sep 2021 to 2 Nov 2021)
- Member, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (16 Jun 2021 to 22 Jun 2021)
- Member, Compensation (London Capital & Finance plc and Fraud Compensation Fund) Bill Committee ( 8 Jun 2021 to 15 Jun 2021)
- Member, Business and Trade Committee (22 Feb 2021 to 5 Jan 2022)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 4 Jul 2022)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Cargo Solutions Ltd
Address of donor: Unit 5, 241a Selbourne Road, Luton LU4 8NP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Office space for a member of staff valued at £30 a week, annual value £1,560
Date received: 16 February 2022 - 15 February 2023
Date accepted: 16 February 2022
Donor status: company, registration 13277004
(Registered 30 March 2022)
Name of donor: (1) Richard Greer
(2) Sonny Leong
(3) Paul Lindley
Address of donor: (1) private (2) private (3) private
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Partial contribution towards flight and accommodation, value £1,591.17 (2) Partial contribution towards flight and accommodation, value £1,591.17 (3) Partial contribution towards flight and accommodation, value £1,591.17
Destination of visit: Singapore and Malaysia
Dates of visit: 11-17 April 2023
Purpose of visit: As part of my shadow
ministerial responsibilities, to see best practice in social housing, town planning and community cohesion demonstrated by Singaporean authorities, and conduct meetings with political representatives.
(Registered 11 May 2023)
Chair of East and South East Asians for Labour, unpaid. (Registered 09 January 2020; updated 04 March 2021)
From 14 September 2020, Vice Chair
of the HOPE
not Hate Parliamentary Group, an anti-racism campaign organisation. This is an unpaid position. (Registered 15 October 2020)
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