Ms Karen Buck

Ms Karen Buck Portrait

Labour

Member for Westminster North

buckk@parliament.uk / KarenPBuckMP
Select Committees
Panel of Chairs (since January 2020)
Human Rights (Joint Committee) (since March 2020)
5 APPG memberships (as of 1 Jul 2020)
Air Pollution, British Jews, Legal Aid, Local Democracy, Short Lets Sector

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Sparring Partners
Mrs Theresa May (Conservative) (41 debate interactions) View debates with Theresa May Sajid Javid (Conservative) (31 debate interactions) View debates with Sajid Javid Boris Johnson (Conservative) Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service (16 debate interactions) View debates with Alexander Johnson View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Westminster North Petitions

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 Ms Karen Buck'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


Most recent EDMs signed by Ms Karen Buck

Date Tabled Title Signatures
2 Jun 2020
Ms Karen Buck signed this EDM on Wednesday 8th July 2020

Eviction of Palestinian family from East Jerusalem

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House strongly condemns the ongoing attempts of the Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) to evict the Sumarin family from their home in East Jerusalem; recognises this within a broader context of the Israeli government’s efforts to demographically alter the population of Jerusalem, and the controversial use of Israel’s Absentee …
65 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Labour: 21
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
21 Apr 2020
Ms Karen Buck signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th June 2020

Support for small limited companies

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House commends the Chancellor’s job retention schemes to help the employed and the self-employed during the covid-19 outbreak; in addition acknowledges that thousands of people working in a creative freelance capacity are excluded from those schemes; notes that directors of small limited companies that are often comprised of …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

Ms Karen Buck has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

Ms Karen Buck has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

2 Bills introduced by Ms Karen Buck

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018
Presented by Ms Karen Buck (Labour)
Private Members' Bill
Ballot Bill
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 20 December, 2018 28 Dec 2018, 3:14 p.m.

To amend the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 to require that residential rented accommodation is provided and maintained in a state of fitness for human habitation; to amend the Building Act 1984 to make provision about the liability for works on residential accommodation that do not comply with Building Regulations; and for connected purposes.

Short and Holiday-Let Accommodation (Notification of Local Authorities) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Ms Karen Buck (Labour)
Private Members' Bill
Ten Minute Bill
1st reading: House of Commons 13 December, 2017 13 Nov 2018, noon

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 require householders to notify local authorities of an intention to register accommodation for short or holiday lets; and for connected purposes.


54 Written Questions

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Independent Case Examiner: Complaints Universal Credit: Housing Local Housing Allowance: Greater London Independent Case Examiner: Complaints Independent Case Examiner: Complaints Independent Case Examiner Independent Case Examiner: Staff Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Severe Disability Premium Independent Case Examiner Social Security Benefits Housing Benefit Independent Case Examiner Universal Credit: Greater London Social Security Benefits Social Security Benefits Housing Benefit Housing Benefit Housing Benefit Personal Independence Payment: Appeals Railways: Franchises Railways: Coronavirus Railways: Coronavirus Railways: Coronavirus Railways: Coronavirus Railways: Coronavirus Railways: Franchises Railways: Franchises Railways: Franchises Railways: Franchises Railways: Franchises Railways: Coronavirus Railways: Coronavirus Railways: Franchises Railways: Franchises Railways: Coronavirus Railways: Coronavirus Pedicabs: Greater London Employment Support Allowance: Appeals Personal Independence Payment: Appeals Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 Housing Associations: Greater London Building Regulations: Fire Prevention Housing: Fire Prevention Clinical Commissioning Groups Clinical Commissioning Groups