Yvette Cooper

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Labour

Member for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford

coopery@parliament.uk / YvetteCooperMP
Select Committees
Home Affairs Committee (since January 2020)
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since May 2020)
Liaison Committee (Commons) (since May 2020)
Yvette Cooper is not a member of any APPGs

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Significant Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
180,482
Petition Closed

Amnesty for anyone who was a minor that arrived In Britain between 1948 to 1971

Gov Responded - 23 May 2018 Debated on - 30 Apr 2018 View Yvette Cooper's petition debate contributions
6 Oct 2018
closed 1 year, 9 months ago

Windrush Generation were invited as settlers and as British subjects. Minors also had the right to stay.We call on the government to stop all deportations, change the burden of proof and establish an amnesty for anyone who was a minor.The government should also provide compensation for loss & hurt.


Most recent EDMs signed by Yvette Cooper

Date Tabled Title Signatures
15 Oct 2019
Yvette Cooper signed this EDM on Monday 21st October 2019

Sale of First West Yorkshire

Tabled by: Alex Sobel (Labour (Co-op) - Leeds North West)
That this House notes that FirstGroup plc is selling its UK bus operation; calls on FirstGroup to sell its West Yorkshire division separately from the rest of its FirstGroup bus operation; notes the comments of Leeds City Council leader Judith Blake that the sale is an opportunity for West Yorkshire …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
15 Oct 2019
Yvette Cooper signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th October 2019

Intimidation in public life

Tabled by: Alison McGovern (Labour - Wirral South)
That this House recognises that intimidation experienced by those in public life poses a threat to the diversity, integrity, and vibrancy of representative democracy in the UK and that tackling intimidation is a cross-party issue; notes that abuse and intimidation know no political boundaries; welcomes the ongoing work on developing …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 44
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
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Commons initiatives

2 Urgent Questions tabled by Yvette Cooper

Date Forum Title
11 Dec 2018 Commons Chamber European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: Statutory Obligations on Ministers
5 Feb 2018 Commons Chamber Immigration White Paper

Yvette Cooper has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

3 Bills introduced by Yvette Cooper

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2019
Presented by Yvette Cooper (Labour)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 8 April, 2019 9 Apr 2019, 11:33 a.m.

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

European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 4) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Yvette Cooper (Labour)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 1 Mar 2019, 12:04 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. To make provision in connection with the period for negotiations for withdrawing from the European Union.

European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 3) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Yvette Cooper (Labour)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons 21 January, 2019 1 Feb 2019, 11:19 a.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. Make provision in connection with the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.