Gill Furniss

Opposition Whip (Commons)

(since July 2020)
Gill Furniss Portrait

Labour

Member for Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

gill.furniss.mp@parliament.uk / gillfurnissmp

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Commons debate information

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Significant Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
307,897
Petition Closed

Ban the sale of fireworks to the public. Displays for licenced venues only.

Gov Responded - 21 Nov 2018 Debated on - 26 Nov 2018 View Gill Furniss's petition debate contributions
30 Apr 2019
closed 1 year, 2 months ago

Every year fireworks are set off unnecessarily.
Fireworks are a nuisance to the public. They scare animals, young children and people with a phobia.
They injure thousands of people every year.
They cause damage to buildings, vehicles,emergancy vehicles etc.
Lastly Kids are STILL being sold them.

113,284
Petition Closed

Change the laws governing the use of fireworks to include a ban on public use

Gov Responded - 27 Oct 2017 Debated on - 29 Jan 2018 View Gill Furniss's petition debate contributions
6 Apr 2018
closed 2 years, 3 months ago

Fireworks cause alarm, distress and anxiety to many people and animals. We call on the Secretary of State to make appropriate provision to secure that the risk of public use is the MINIMUM that is compatible with fireworks being used, as stated in Fireworks Act 2003 sect 2.


Most recent EDMs signed by Gill Furniss

Date Tabled Title Signatures
4 Jun 2020
Gill Furniss signed this EDM on Monday 8th June 2020

Legal Aid and Advice

Tabled by: Mr David Lammy (Labour - Tottenham)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 515), dated 15 May 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 18 May 2020, be annulled.
124 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 109
Liberal Democrat: 8
Plaid Cymru: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6 Feb 2020
Gill Furniss signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th February 2020

Conduct of Judge Robin Tolson QC

Tabled by: Louise Haigh (Labour - Sheffield, Heeley)
That this House welcomes the overturning by the High Court of Justice Tolson’s ruling in the Central Family Court that a sexual assault did not constitute rape because the woman had taken no physical step to encourage the man to desist; notes with concern the High Court’s findings that Justice …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 41
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
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Commons initiatives

2 Urgent Questions tabled by Gill Furniss

Date Forum Title
4 Jun 2020 Commons Chamber Public Health England Review: Covid-19 Disparities
21 May 2019 Commons Chamber British Steel

1 Adjournment Debate led by Gill Furniss

Date Forum Title
9 Jul 2018 Commons Chamber Parks (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough)

Gill Furniss has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting

Gill Furniss has not supported any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


202 Written Questions

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