Catherine West

Catherine West Portrait

Labour

Member for Hornsey and Wood Green

catherine.west.mp@parliament.uk / @catherinewest1
Select Committees
Foreign Affairs Committee (since March 2019)
Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since October 2017)

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Petition debates participated in by Catherine West

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
1,725,091
c. 24,350 added daily
4,692,156
(Estimated)

Do not prorogue Parliament

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 9 Sep 2019 Debated on - 9 Sep 2019 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
15 Feb 2020
closes in 4 months

Parliament must not be prorogued or dissolved unless and until the Article 50 period has been sufficiently extended or the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU has been cancelled.

169,836
Petition Closed

Don't put our NHS up for negotiation

Gov Responded - 17 Jun 2019 Debated on - 22 Jul 2019 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
1 Sep 2019
closed 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Please introduce concrete safeguards that will make sure our NHS is kept out of any future trade deals after Brexit.

194,336
Petition Closed

Hold a second referendum on EU membership.

Gov Responded - 30 Jan 2019 Debated on - 1 Apr 2019 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
16 Jul 2019
closed 3 months ago

The Brexit process has been a failure. At the end of two years, our ruling party is bitterly divided, the main opposition not a viable replacement for it, and the deal we have negotiated is almost universally opposed.
No one voted for this to happen.

6,103,057
Petition Closed

Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU.

Gov Responded - 26 Mar 2019 Debated on - 1 Apr 2019 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
20 Aug 2019
closed 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The government repeatedly claims exiting the EU is 'the will of the people'. We need to put a stop to this claim by proving the strength of public support now, for remaining in the EU. A People's Vote may not happen - so vote now.

183,422
Petition Closed

Parliament must honour the Referendum result. Leave deal or no deal 29/03/19

Gov Responded - 4 Apr 2019 Debated on - 1 Apr 2019 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
4 Sep 2019
closed 1 month, 1 week ago

The UK voted in a referendum in 2016 to Leave the EU....this wasn't dependent on a " deal" ....but rather just "Leave"
we are now demanding that all mp's honour this result .conservative and labour mp's also agreed to leave on 29/03/19...... deal or no deal as part of their gen election campaign

115,723
Petition Closed

People found with a knife to get 10 years and using a knife 25 years in prison.

Gov Responded - 14 Mar 2019 Debated on - 25 Mar 2019 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
3 Jun 2019
closed 4 months, 2 weeks ago

People are scared of the amount of knife crime with apparently very little deterent to stop people carrying knifes.

113,825
Petition Closed

Increase funding for schools

Gov Responded - 5 Feb 2019 Debated on - 4 Mar 2019 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
19 May 2019
closed 5 months ago

Schools are having to make difficult choices on how to spend their limited funding as their income has not kept pace with the rise in costs since 2010. All schools are working very hard to “make ends meet” but this is becoming increasingly difficult and verging on almost impossible.

72,241
Petition Closed

Increase college funding to sustainable levels - all students deserve equality!

Gov Responded - 25 Feb 2019 Debated on - 21 Jan 2019 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
10 Apr 2019
closed 6 months, 1 week ago

We call on the Government to urgently increase college funding to sustainable levels, including immediate parity with recently announced increases to schools funding. This will give all students a fair chance, give college staff fair pay and provide the high-quality skills the country needs.

110,136
Petition Closed

If there is no agreement to leave the EU then brexit must be stopped

Gov Responded - 1 Oct 2018 Debated on - 19 Nov 2018 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
18 Nov 2018
closed 11 months ago

If there is no agreement by the deadline for reaching agreement with the EU during the talks then brexit should be stopped as leaving with no deal will be very bad for businesses and for the Irish border issue and for EU citizens living here.

203,236
Petition Closed

Rescind Art.50 if Vote Leave has broken Electoral Laws regarding 2016 referendum

Gov Responded - 9 Jan 2019 Debated on - 10 Sep 2018 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
12 Jan 2019
closed 9 months, 1 week ago

If Vote Leave has broken any laws regarding overspending in 2016 EU referendum then Art.50 should be immediately withdrawn and full EU membership continued.

113,612
Petition Closed

Parliament's vote on the Brexit deal must include an option to remain in the EU.

Gov Responded - 19 Dec 2017 Debated on - 11 Jun 2018 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
17 May 2018
closed 1 year, 5 months ago

A lesser of two evils choice between a bad deal and no deal is not acceptable. Our country deserves better than Hobson's choice, and our MPs should be allowed to vote with their conscience to deliver what they believe is best for the country.

156,835
Petition Closed

Call on PM to take action to build public trust in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

Gov Responded - 5 Jan 2018 Debated on - 14 May 2018 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
30 May 2018
closed 1 year, 4 months ago

Bereaved families & survivors call on PM to exercise her powers under the Inquiries Act 2005 to appoint additional panel members with decision making power to sit alongside Chair in Grenfell Tower Inquiry: to ensure those affected have confidence in & are willing to fully participate in the Inquiry

180,482
Petition Closed

Amnesty for anyone who was a minor that arrived In Britain between 1948 to 1971

Gov Responded - 23 May 2018 Debated on - 30 Apr 2018 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
6 Oct 2018
closed 1 year ago

Windrush Generation were invited as settlers and as British subjects. Minors also had the right to stay.We call on the government to stop all deportations, change the burden of proof and establish an amnesty for anyone who was a minor.The government should also provide compensation for loss & hurt.

145,119
Petition Closed

Hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal

Gov Responded - 28 Sep 2017 Debated on - 11 Dec 2017 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
12 Mar 2018
closed 1 year, 7 months ago

We, the undersigned, call upon HM Government to give the people of this country the final say on the Brexit deal negotiated by the UK and EU. This would be done through a referendum that would take place prior to the April 2019 exit date.

14,438
Petition Closed

No referendum on the final deal for the UK to remain in the European Union.

Gov Responded - 17 Oct 2017 Debated on - 11 Dec 2017 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
15 Mar 2018
closed 1 year, 7 months ago

We, the undersigned, herby call upon HM government to dismiss calls for a referendum on the final deal as the British people were asked an important question on the 23rd June last year, the choices were abundantly clear, remain or leave the European Union and leave won a decisive vote.

149,138
Petition Closed

Pay Up Now! – Scrap the pay cap and give public servants a meaningful pay rise

Gov Responded - 9 Oct 2017 Debated on - 4 Dec 2017 View Catherine West's petition debate contributions
12 Mar 2018
closed 1 year, 7 months ago

Every single person who works in public services needs and deserve a pay rise. It’s time for the pay cap to be scrapped, for the government to provide additional funding for public sector pay and for employers to put public sector workers pay up now.

Significant Petitions within Catherine West's constituency


Commons initiatives led by Catherine West

4 Urgent Questions tabled by Catherine West

Date Forum Title
26 Sep 2019 Commons Chamber Hong Kong
22 Jul 2019 Commons Chamber Hong Kong
10 Jun 2019 Commons Chamber Hong Kong
25 Apr 2019 Commons Chamber Electoral Registration: EU Citizens

1 Adjournment Debate led by Catherine West

Date Forum Title
13 Sep 2018 Commons Chamber Burma: Humanitarian Situation

1 Bill introduced by Catherine West

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Asylum Seekers (Permission to Work) (No. 2) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Catherine West (Labour)
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule) 1st reading: House of Commons 21 Feb 2019, 10:49 a.m.
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for certain asylum seekers to be granted permission to work; and for connected purposes.

768 Written Questions asked by Catherine West

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Companies British Virgin Islands: Companies Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Turks and Caicos Islands: Companies British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies: Tax Avoidance Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council Iraq: Kurds Iraq: Kurds China: Religious Freedom China: Detainees LGBT People: Human Rights Gender: Equality Gao Zhisheng Gao Zhisheng Egypt: LGBT People Egypt: LGBT People Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Visits Abroad LGBT People: Human Rights USA: UNESCO Libya Capital Punishment: Homosexuality Andargachew Tsege Cyprus Cyprus Cameroon: Violence USA: Gender Recognition Caribbean: Hurricanes and Tornadoes British Overseas Territories: Hurricanes and Tornadoes Caribbean: Hurricanes and Tornadoes Colombia and Venezuela: Visits Abroad Hong Kong: Politics and Government Hong Kong: Foreign Relations Hong Kong and Macao: Foreign Relations Montserrat: Companies Saudi Arabia: Capital Punishment Russia: LGBT People Chechnya: LGBT People Russia: Visits Abroad Chechnya: LGBT People Russia: LGBT People Turkey: Mass Media and Press Freedom Idil Eser British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies China: Treaties Hong Kong: Foreign Relations North Korea: Foreign Relations North Korea: Guided Weapons British Overseas Territories: Companies Hong Kong: Politics and Government Hong Kong: Anniversaries Hong Kong: Politics and Government Hong Kong: Politics and Government British Overseas Territories: Biodiversity and Climate Change Ethiopia: Visits Abroad Ethiopia: Foreign Relations Hong Kong: Visits Abroad Hong Kong: Visits Abroad Hong Kong: Politics and Government Hong Kong: Politics and Government Anson Chan Hong Kong: Politics and Government British Indian Ocean Territory: UN Resolutions British Indian Ocean Territory: UN Resolutions British Indian Ocean Territory: UN Resolutions British Indian Ocean Territory: UN Resolutions Ilois: Resettlement British Indian Ocean Territory China: Political Prisoners Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo USA: State Visits Ilois: Resettlement Qatar: Diplomatic Relations USA: State Visits Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Religious Buildings: Security Personation Personation Migrant Workers: Nurses Immigration: EU Nationals Domestic Visits: Haringey Firearms and Knives: Hornsey and Wood Green Firearms and Knives: Haringey St Pancras Station: Immigration Controls Deportation: Caribbean Deportation: Caribbean Windrush Generation: Compensation Asylum: Children Asylum: Children Overseas Students Overseas Students Independent Child Trafficking Advocates Service Independent Child Trafficking Advocates Service Asylum: Children Visas: Overseas Students Entry Clearances: Overseas Students Asylum: Children Asylum: Children Children: Advocacy Asylum: LGBT People Asylum Asylum: Finance Asylum: Applications Disclosure and Barring Service: Staff Home Office: Staff Home Office: Working Hours Home Office: Living Wage Home Office: Living Wage Immigration: Human Rights British Nationality: Ilois Immigration Controls: Airports Immigrants: Caribbean Undocumented Migrants: Deportation Prostitution Prostitution Prostitution Prostitution Money Laundering: Prosecutions Proceeds of Crime Money Laundering Proceeds of Crime: International Cooperation Home Office: Cleaning Services Firearms: Greater London Antisemitism Anti-corruption Champion Key Forensic Services: Insolvency Gender Recognition: Hate Crime Home Office: Beverage Containers Immigrants: Detainees Immigrants: Detainees Refugees: Sexual Offences Immigration Immigration UK Visas and Immigration Immigrants: Detainees Immigrants: Detainees Immigrants: Detainees Immigration: Overseas Students Visas: Cyprus Visas Visas Police Stations: Hornsey Motorcycles: Antisocial Behaviour Police Stations: Hornsey Police Stations: Greater London Police Stations: Closures Motorcycles: Antisocial Behaviour Migrant Workers London's Preparedness to Respond to a Major Terrorist Incident Independent Review Overseas Students Immigration Counter-terrorism Terrorism: London Bridge Terrorism: Finsbury Park Terrorism: Greater Manchester Terrorism: City of Westminster Counter-terrorism Immigration: EU Nationals Incontinence Urinary Tract Infections Urinary Tract Infections European Reference Networks Rare Diseases: Medical Treatments Incontinence Urinary Tract Infections Urinary Tract Infections HIV Infection: Drugs Department of Health and Social Care: Public Bodies Department of Health and Social Care: Public Bodies Blood: Contamination Blood: Contamination Public Health England: Staff Department of Health and Social Care: Staff Department of Health and Social Care: Working Hours Department of Health and Social Care: Living Wage Department of Health and Social Care: Living Wage Epilepsy: Diets Epilepsy: Children and Young People Epilepsy: Diets Epilepsy Incontinence: Surgical Mesh Implants Neuroblastoma Neuroblastoma General Practitioners Sapropterin NHS: Doctors and Nurses General Practitioners Incontinence: Health Services Department of Health and Social Care: Cleaning Services Air Pollution: Death Department of Health and Social Care: Beverage Containers Urinary Tract Infections Health Services: Standards Postnatal Depression NHS Trusts: Vending Machines NHS Trusts: Finance Patients: Transport Patients: Transport NHS Trusts: Greater London Surgical Mesh Implants Surgical Mesh Implants Urinary Tract Infections Whittington Hospital Urinary Tract Infections Urinary Tract Infections Whittington Hospital Urinary Tract Infections Urinary Tract Infections Urinary Tract Infections Urinary Tract Infections Mental Health Services: Nurses Social Services Redundancy Pay: Public Sector Redundancy Pay: Public Sector Redundancy Pay: Public Sector Redundancy Pay: Public Sector Redundancy Pay: Public Sector Redundancy Pay: Public Sector Redundancy Pay: Public Sector Redundancy Pay: Public Sector Infrastructure: Finance Cash Dispensing: Rural Areas Cash Dispensing: Fees and Charges Financial Services: Disadvantaged Office for Budget 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