Gareth Thomas

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Labour (Co-op)

Member for Harrow West

gareth.thomas.mp@parliament.uk / GarethThomasMP
Select Committees
International Trade Committee (since March 2020)
1 APPG memberships (as of 24 Feb 2020)
Infant Feeding and Inequalities

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Petition debates participated in by Gareth Thomas

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
113,825
Petition Closed

Increase funding for schools

Gov Responded - 5 Feb 2019 Debated on - 4 Mar 2019 View Gareth Thomas's petition debate contributions
19 May 2019
closed 10 months, 3 weeks 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.

52,451
Petition Closed

Public Holiday on Muslims religious occasions in the UK(Eid ul Fitr&Eid ul Adha)

Gov Responded - 26 Jun 2018 Debated on - 29 Oct 2018 View Gareth Thomas's petition debate contributions
29 Nov 2018
closed 1 year, 4 months ago

Public Holiday on Muslims special two religious occasions in a year: 1. Eid ul-Fitr and 2. Eid ul-Adha. This will give an opportunity for Muslim families to get together and share happiness with other religious communities. It is very important for Muslims to celebrate EID.

11,853
Petition Closed

PublicHoliday on Hindus special two religious occasions in a year:Diwali&Dussera

Gov Responded - 3 Jul 2018 Debated on - 29 Oct 2018 View Gareth Thomas's petition debate contributions
15 Dec 2018
closed 1 year, 3 months ago

This will give an opportunity for Hindu families to get together and share happiness with other religious communities. It is very important for Hindus to celebrate Diwali and also Diwali — Festival of Lights is a major holiday that is also celebrated by Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs.

Significant Petitions within Gareth Thomas's constituency


Most recent EDMs signed by Gareth Thomas

Date Tabled Title Signatures
9 Jan 2020
Gareth Thomas signed this EDM on 11 Mar 2020
Ban on trophy hunting imports
Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House welcomes the Government's public consultation on controls on the import and export of hunting trophies; notes the strong cross-party support for EDM 1829, Session 2017-19 and that 86 per cent of the British public support an end to trophy hunting; further notes that most UK trophy imports …
132 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Mar 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 60
Scottish National Party: 37
Conservative: 14
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
25 Feb 2020
Gareth Thomas signed this EDM on 11 Mar 2020
Harassment of trade unionists at London City Airport
Tabled by: Sam Tarry (Labour - Ilford South)
That this House reaffirms the right of workers to organise collectively into trade unions; stipulates that this right includes workers at London City Airport; notes that a Unite the Union activist, was suspended and had disciplinary proceedings brought against them less than two weeks after the airport received an official …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Mar 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Conservative: 1
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Commons initiatives led by Gareth Thomas

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1 Bill introduced by Gareth Thomas

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
European Union Withdrawal Agreement (Public Vote) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Gareth Thomas (Labour)
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule) 2nd reading: House of Commons 15 Feb 2019, 12:38 p.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 provide that any Withdrawal Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union shall not have effect without a vote by the electorate of the United Kingdom and Gibraltar to that effect; to make arrangements for the holding of such a public vote; and for connected purposes.


374 Written Questions asked by Gareth Thomas

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Coronavirus: Disease Control Northwick Park Hospital Northwick Park Hospital: Asbestos Northwick Park Hospital: Standards Northwick Park Hospital: Vacancies Northwick Park Hospital: Medical Records Northwick Park Hospital: Land Giant Cell Arteritis Giant Cell Arteritis Cancer: Health Services Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group and London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust: Finance NHS: Finance Mount Vernon Hospital: Asbestos Mount Vernon Hospital Northwood: Medical Records Mount Vernon Hospital: Radiotherapy Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust Mount Vernon Hospital Northwood: Doctors and Nurses Mount Vernon Hospital Northwood: Vacancies Mount Vernon Hospital Northwood: Radiotherapy Mount Vernon Hospital Northwood and Northwick Park Hospital: Radiotherapy London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust: Public Appointments Mount Vernon Hospital: Land Northwick Park Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments Department of Health and Social Care: Jainism Clinical Commissioning Groups: Greater London Department of Health and Social Care: Credit Unions Department of Health and Social Care: Empty Property Healthy Start Scheme Mental Health Services: Private Sector Integrated Care Systems: Harrow NHS: Private Sector Healthy Start Scheme Healthy Start Scheme Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group Department of Health and Social Care: Brexit Department of Health and Social Care: Brexit Clinical Commissioning Groups: Harrow Health Services: Harrow Department of Health and Social Care: Trade Associations Hospices: Finance Mental Health Services: Children and Young People Hospices: Pay Harvoni Harvoni Mental Capacity Mental Capacity Health Services: Costs Midwives: Training Midwives: Training Veterans: Immigration Ministry of Defence: Jainism RAF Northolt: Aviation Ministry of Defence: Empty Property RAF Northolt RAF Northolt: Repairs and Maintenance Veterans Ministry of Defence: Property Veterans: Housing Ministry of Defence: Brexit Ministry of Defence: Brexit Ministry of Defence: Trade Associations RAF Northolt: Repairs and Maintenance Ministry of Defence: Drugs Armed Forces: Credit Unions RAF Northolt Armed Forces: Credit Unions RAF Northolt RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt RAF Northolt RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation Railways: Coronavirus Aviation: Job Security Dover Port and Felixstowe Port: Infrastructure Airports and Ports Department for Transport: Jainism Aviation: Renewable Fuels Department for Transport: Credit Unions Heathrow Airport: Exhaust Emissions Aviation: Carbon Emissions Heathrow Airport: Exhaust Emissions Aviation: Alternative Fuels Shipping: Exhaust Emissions Department for Transport: Empty Property RAF Northolt Railways: Harrow Harrow and Wealdstone Station Harrow and Wealdstone Station: Parking Gatwick Airport: Railways Harrow and Wealdstone Station Low Emission Zones Airports Aviation: Safety Department for Transport: Brexit Department for Transport: Brexit Department for Transport: Trade Associations Chiltern Railway Line Taxis: Insurance Harrow and Wealdstone Station Community Transport Railways: Social Enterprises Railways Blue Badge Scheme Air Space: Greater London RAF Northolt: Aviation RAF Northolt: Aviation Heathrow Airport: RAF Northolt RAF Northolt: Aviation Immigration: India Shavendra Silva Migrant Workers: India Visas: India Immigration: India Action Fraud: Staff Gangs: Mobile Phones Home Office: Credit Unions Home Office: Empty Property Deportation: Tamils Organised Crime: Proceeds of Crime Home Office: Brexit Home Office: Brexit Home Office: Trade Associations Members: Correspondence Visas: South Asia Visas: India Visas: India UK Visas and Immigration: Correspondence Asylum: Detainees Refugees: British Nationality Immigrants: Detainees Immigrants: Detainees Immigrants: Detainees Refugees Visas Visas Credit: Interest Rates Economic Cooperation: India Economic Cooperation: India Treasury: Jainism Employment: Taxation Pay: Taxation Credit Unions Aviation: Alternative Fuels Treasury: Credit Unions Treasury: Empty Property Treasury: Brexit Treasury: Brexit Treasury: Trade Associations Tax Avoidance Corporation Tax Credit Unions Locums: Tax Avoidance Health Insurance: Insurance Premium Tax Credit Unions Cooperatives and Mutual Societies: Capital Investment Employee Ownership Treasury: Credit Unions Credit Unions Bank of England: Pay Revenue and Customs Banks: Pay