Carol Monaghan

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Armed Forces and Veterans)

(since June 2017)

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Education)

(since June 2017)
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Scottish National Party

Member for Glasgow North West

carol.monaghan.mp@parliament.uk / cmonaghansnp
Select Committees
Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (since March 2020)

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Petition debates participated in by Carol Monaghan

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
150,324
Petition Closed

Immunity for soldiers who worked in Northern Ireland.

Gov Responded - 1 Apr 2019 Debated on - 20 May 2019 View Carol Monaghan's petition debate contributions
13 Sep 2019
closed 9 months, 3 weeks ago

Do not prosecute the military for its work in Northern Ireland. Our military should be excused all criminal investigations after a period of time.

165,932
Petition Closed

Change the GCSE English Literature exam from closed book to open book.

Gov Responded - 6 Feb 2018 Debated on - 26 Mar 2018 View Carol Monaghan's petition debate contributions
18 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 3 months ago

Last year, lots of students struggled with GCSE English Literature as it was a closed book exam. Because of this many failed. How can they expect us to remember quotes from 15 poems, plus how to analyse them, plus remembering the whole plot, themes, characters and quotes from another book.

35,203
Petition Closed

Make British Sign Language part of the National Curriculum

Gov Responded - 17 Oct 2017 Debated on - 5 Mar 2018 View Carol Monaghan's petition debate contributions
12 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 3 months ago

Around 50,000 people in the UK use British Sign Language, so why is this not taught in schools? There are many children who are born deaf, and we need to give them a better chance at a more integrated future. This is why BSL needs to be taught in schools.

Significant Petitions within Carol Monaghan's constituency


Most recent EDMs signed by Carol Monaghan

Date Tabled Title Signatures
30 Jun 2020
Carol Monaghan signed this EDM on Wednesday 1st July 2020

Reinstatement of benefit sanctions

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House believes that the decision to reinstate benefit sanctions in the middle of a health and economic crisis is a profoundly callous step; further believes that this is an ideologically driven, punitive measure which simply adds to the stress and anxiety for people who are already facing hard …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
29 Jun 2020
Carol Monaghan signed this EDM on Tuesday 30th June 2020

Child Maintenance

Tabled by: Marion Fellows (Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw)
That this House notes the £354 million of arrears owed to families under the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) with just £31 million having been collected through enforcement action in the latest quarter; futher notes that 43 per cent of cases under Collect and Pay arrangements are not receiving any maintenance; …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
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Commons initiatives led by Carol Monaghan

Carol Monaghan has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

1 Adjournment Debate led by Carol Monaghan

Date Forum Title
21 May 2019 Commons Chamber Christmas Island Nuclear Testing: Compensation

1 Bill introduced by Carol Monaghan

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Asylum Seekers (Permission to Work) Bill 2019-21
Presented by Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party)
Private Members' Bill
Ballot Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 2nd reading: House of Commons

5 Feb 2021

13 May 2020, 5:41 p.m.

A Bill to make provision for granting permission to work to asylum seekers who have waited six months for a decision on their asylum application; and for connected purposes.


100 Written Questions asked by Carol Monaghan

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