Hilary Benn

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Labour

Member for Leeds Central

bennh@parliament.uk / hilarybennmp
Select Committees
Committee on Exiting the European Union (since January 2020)
1 APPG memberships (as of 5 Nov 2019)
Trade out of Poverty

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Petition debates participated in by Hilary Benn

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
112,025
Petition Closed

Allow Premier League and Championship football clubs to introduce safe standing

Gov Responded - 3 May 2018 Debated on - 25 Jun 2018 View Hilary Benn's petition debate contributions
8 Jun 2018
closed 1 year, 8 months ago

Safe Standing offers a much safer alternative to fans who wish to stand, rather than sit at football matches. After the highly successful introduction to rail seating at Celtic Park, as well as numerous Bundesliga clubs, many football fans feel that laws preventing standing areas should be relaxed.

Significant Petitions within Hilary Benn's constituency


Most recent EDMs signed by Hilary Benn

Date Tabled Title Signatures
6 Feb 2020
Hilary Benn signed this EDM on 12 Feb 2020
Department of Work and Pensions Review of food bank use
Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House acknowledges that the Department for Work and Pensions commissioned an evidence review on the drivers of food bank use in 2018; notes the Government's commitment to this House to publish the findings of the review; further notes the Government's failure to date to publish those findings; and …
58 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
5 Feb 2020
Hilary Benn signed this EDM on 11 Feb 2020
Permanent Funding for the National Wildlife Crime Unit
Tabled by: John Spellar (Labour - Warley)
That this House notes the success of the UK National Wildlife Crime Unit through its intelligence-led role in the prevention and detection of crimes relating to a wide range of wildlife issues; recognises that the unit provides specialist skills, knowledge and expertise to the Police, UK Border Force, HM Revenue …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 9
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
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Commons initiatives led by Hilary Benn

2 Urgent Questions tabled by Hilary Benn

Date Forum Title
1 Oct 2019 Commons Chamber Irish Border: Customs Arrangements
19 Mar 2018 Commons Chamber Leaving the EU: UK Ports (Customs)

Hilary Benn has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

1 Bill introduced by Hilary Benn

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Act 2019
Presented by Hilary Benn (Labour)
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill) Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 9 September, 2019 10 Sep 2019, 7:08 p.m.

A Bill to make further provision in connection with the period for negotiations for withdrawing from the European Union.


159 Written Questions asked by Hilary Benn

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