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Labour MP for Newport EastSend a message Get email updates
Jessica Morden’s voting in Parliament
Jessica Morden is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Jessica Morden’s votes.
- Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes 0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2010–2017
- Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes 2 votes for, 17 votes against, 7 absences, between 2008–2015
- Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes 1 vote for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2007–2016
- Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes 5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
- Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes 78 votes for, 13 votes against, 31 absences, between 2007–2018
- Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes 0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2011–2016
We have lots more plain English analysis of Jessica Morden’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jessica Morden’s full vote analysis page for more.
Students from Coleg Gwent had great success recently at the WorldSkills UK competition, including a gold in forensic science, which is a great advert for taking up STEM subjects. Will the Minister join me in congratulating all Welsh students and colleges who did fantastically well across the board in that UK-wide competition?
What steps he is taking to reduce gambling-related harm.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the resources used to calculate the market benchmarks for the new pay structure for Defence Equipment and Support employees that began in April 2017 were taken from the sum allocated for pay increases in 2017.
Labour MP for Newport East
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
Jessica Morden campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
- Work and Pensions
- Department for Transport
- Home Department
- Severn River Crossing
- Severn River Crossing: Tolls
- Defence Equipment and Support: Pay
- Universal Credit
Currently held offices
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 14 Nov 2018)
- Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (since 14 Nov 2018)
- Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (since 14 Nov 2018)
- Member, Standing Orders Committee (since 1 Nov 2017)
- Member, Administration Committee (since 30 Oct 2017)
- Member, Selection Committee (since 12 Sep 2017)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 10 Jul 2017)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 18 Sep 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (5 Nov 2018 to 14 Nov 2018)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (5 Nov 2018 to 14 Nov 2018)
- Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
- Member, Committee of Selection (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (16 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- PPS (Rt Hon Paul Murphy, Secretary of State), Wales Office (29 Jan 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
- Member, Justice Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Wales Office (28 Mar 2007 to 24 Jan 2008)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (21 Nov 2005 to 4 Jun 2007)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (13 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (11 Jul 2005 to 8 Nov 2007)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
- Voyeurism (Offences) (No. 2) Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Trade Union Bill Committee (10 out of 10)
- Enterprise Bill Committee (8 out of 16)
- Prisons (Property) bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill Committee (8 out of 10)
- Sunbeds (Regulation) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Marriage (Wales) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Flood and Water Management Bill Committee (8 out of 10)
- Finance Bill Committee (22 out of 24)
- Finance Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Education and Inspections Bill Committee (19 out of 21)
- Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Police and Justice Bill Committee (6 out of 8)
Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this
- Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jessica Morden’s speeches
- Has received answers to 64 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 79.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 67 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jessica Morden’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 193 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 3 Dec 2018.1. Employment and earnings Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London EW1 1YW, for participation in opinion surveys: 1 August 2018, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 August 2018) 4. Visits outside the UK Name of donor: Results UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £1,214.74; car rental £105; other travel £135.80; vaccinations and visa costs £160; accommodation and subsistence £805.41; total £2,420.95
Destination of visit: Zambia
Dates of visit: 15 – 22 September 2018
Purpose of visit: To gain an insight into the country’s efforts to promote human development and boost prosperity through delivery of key interventions, such as health programmes for women, adolescent girls and children.
(Registered 10 October 2018)
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