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Claire Hanna

Social Democratic & Labour Party - Belfast South

Select Committees
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since March 2020)
2 APPG membership (as of 4 Nov 2020)
Green New Deal, Ireland and the Irish in Britain


Debate information

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Sparring Partners
Michael Gove (Conservative) Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (8 debate interactions) View debates with Michael Gove Boris Johnson (Conservative) Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service (6 debate interactions) View debates with Boris Johnson Brandon Lewis (Conservative) Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (6 debate interactions) View debates with Brandon Lewis View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Belfast South Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
238,884
Petition Closed

Extend maternity leave by 3 months with pay in light of COVID-19

Gov Responded - 14 May 2020 Debated on - 5 Oct 2020 View Claire Hanna's petition debate contributions
20 Oct 2020
closed 1 month, 2 weeks ago

In light of the recent outbreak and lock down, those on maternity leave should be given 3 extra months paid leave, at least. This time is for bonding and social engaging with other parents and babies through baby groups which are vital for development and now everything has been cancelled.


Most recent EDMs signed by Claire Hanna

Date Tabled Title Signatures
28 Sep 2020
Claire Hanna signed this EDM on Thursday 1st October 2020

Beer Duty 2020

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House commends the Government for freezing Beer Duty at previous Budgets; acknowledges that again the UK has the highest total Beer Duty bill in Europe at £3.4 billion and a Beer Duty rate at three times the EU average, as well as 11 times that of Germany or …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alliance: 1
22 Sep 2020
Claire Hanna signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 29th September 2020

Planning for health and wellbeing

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is concerned about the low quality of new homes and places that are being created; recognises the overwhelming evidence of the link between people’s mental and physical health and the quality of their homes and neighbourhoods, including access to nature; further notes the number of new homes …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
View All Claire Hanna's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

Claire Hanna has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

Claire Hanna has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

Claire Hanna has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


67 Written Questions

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Children: Day Care Social Security Benefits: Northern Ireland Child Tax Credit: Northern Ireland Audiobooks: VAT Self-employed: Coronavirus Nurseries: Non-domestic Rates Business: Coronavirus Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Public Expenditure: Northern Ireland Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Self-employment Income Support Scheme: Northern Ireland Self-employment Income Support Scheme Directors: Coronavirus Self-employment Income Support Scheme: Entertainers Child Benefit Employment: Coronavirus Self-employment Income Support Scheme Business: Loans Large Goods Vehicles Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Agency Workers: Coronavirus Self-employed: Coronavirus Broadband: Northern Ireland Day Care: Coronavirus Credit Rating: Coronavirus Revenue and Custom: Telephone Services Theatre: Coronavirus Immigration: EU Nationals Asylum: Families Asylum: Coronavirus Asylum: Housing Asylum: Finance EU Nationals: Northern Ireland Asylum: Northern Ireland Immigration: EU Nationals Immigration: EU Nationals Immigrants: Health Services Visas: Repayments Deportation: Poland Foreign Nationals: Visas Foreign Nationals: Coronavirus Visas: Married People Immigrants: Coronavirus European Social Fund: Disability Universal Credit: Coronavirus Universal Credit: Coronavirus Employment and Support Allowance: Coronavirus Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations Environment Protection: Northern Ireland Coronavirus: Vaccination Employment: Industrial Health and Safety Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Remote Working: Coronavirus UK Shared Prosperity Fund Private Rented Housing: Students Private Rented Housing: Coronavirus