Joanna Cherry

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Justice)

(since June 2017)

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Home Affairs)

(since June 2017)
Joanna Cherry Portrait

Scottish National Party

Member for Edinburgh South West

joanna.cherry.mp@parliament.uk / joannaccherry
Select Committees
Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (since March 2020)
Human Rights (Joint Committee) (since March 2020)
Joanna Cherry is not a member of any APPGs

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Petition debates participated in by Joanna Cherry

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
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 Joanna Cherry's petition debate contributions
30 May 2018
closed 2 years, 1 month 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

141,835
Petition Closed

Leave the EU immediately

Gov Responded - 17 Oct 2017 Debated on - 22 Jan 2018 View Joanna Cherry's petition debate contributions
14 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 3 months ago

The Government should walk away from the Article 50 negotiations and leave the EU immediately with no deal. The EU looks set to offer us a punishment deal out of spite. Why wait another 18 months when we could leave right away and fully take back control of our country, lawmaking powers and borders?

Significant Petitions within Joanna Cherry's constituency


Most recent EDMs signed by Joanna Cherry

Date Tabled Title Signatures
19 Dec 2019
Joanna Cherry signed this EDM on Monday 29th June 2020

IR35 review and off-payroll tax roll-out to private sector

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes with concern the previous Government’s plans to extend the off-payroll (IR35) changes to the private sector, despite the damage that this has done to the public sector including the NHS; further notes that the off-payroll tax means a 14.3 per cent extra cost on UK business …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jun 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
10 Jun 2020
Joanna Cherry signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th June 2020

Judge-led public inquiry into the Horizon scandal

Tabled by: Mr Kevan Jones (Labour - North Durham)
That this House recognises the life-changing injustices experienced by subpostmasters throughout the Horizon scandal; notes with the deepest sadness that subpostmasters have served custodial sentences and suffered bankruptcy for offences they did not commit; recognises the role of the Government in prolonging this crisis through not fulfilling their role of …
73 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Labour: 23
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alliance: 1
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Commons initiatives led by Joanna Cherry

3 Urgent Questions tabled by Joanna Cherry

Date Forum Title
10 Mar 2020 Commons Chamber Turkey-Greece Border: Refugees
25 Sep 2019 Commons Chamber Legal Advice: Prorogation
18 Apr 2018 Commons Chamber Leaving the EU: Scotland and Wales Continuity Bills

Joanna Cherry has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

Joanna Cherry has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting