Catherine West

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

(since April 2020)
Catherine West Portrait

Labour

Member for Hornsey and Wood Green

catherine.west.mp@parliament.uk / catherinewest1

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Most recent EDMs signed by Catherine West

Date Tabled Title Signatures
4 Jun 2020
Catherine West signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th 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.
130 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 113
Liberal Democrat: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22 Jan 2020
Catherine West signed this EDM on Monday 27th January 2020

Max Freedman's service to parliamentary staff

Tabled by: John Cryer (Labour - Leyton and Wanstead)
That this House recognises Max Freedman's commitment over 10 years as the chair of the Parliamentary staff UNITE trade union branch representing staff of all parties in Parliament and constituency offices; appreciates that over the past decade he has worked tirelessly in representing staff of hon. Members both in individual …
76 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 60
Scottish National Party: 9
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

4 Urgent Questions tabled by Catherine West

Date Forum Title
26 Sep 2019 Commons Chamber Hong Kong
22 Jul 2019 Commons Chamber Hong Kong
10 Jun 2019 Commons Chamber Hong Kong
25 Apr 2019 Commons Chamber Electoral Registration: EU Citizens

Catherine West has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

1 Bill introduced by Catherine West

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Asylum Seekers (Permission to Work) (No. 2) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Catherine West (Labour)
Private Members' Bill
Ten Minute Bill
1st reading: House of Commons 21 Feb 2019, 10:49 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. A Bill to make provision for certain asylum seekers to be granted permission to work; and for connected purposes.


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