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Dan Jarvis

Labour - Barnsley North

First elected: 3rd March 2011

Minister of State (Home Office)

(since July 2024)

Dan Jarvis is not a member of any APPGs
1 Former APPG membership
Action on Conflict and Global Britain
Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Security)
5th Sep 2023 - 30th May 2024
Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill [HL]
28th Feb 2024 - 7th Mar 2024
Lifelong Learning (Higher Education Fee Limits) Bill
15th Mar 2023 - 23rd Mar 2023
Carer’s Leave Bill
2nd Nov 2022 - 9th Nov 2022
Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and Family Leave) Bill
26th Oct 2022 - 2nd Nov 2022
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
30th Oct 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
22nd Jun 2015 - 14th Sep 2015
Shadow Minister (Justice)
7th Oct 2013 - 18th Jun 2015
Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport)
7th Oct 2011 - 7th Oct 2013
Business, Innovation and Skills Committee
21st Mar 2011 - 24th Oct 2011


Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Dan Jarvis has voted in 1 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2024 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

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Department Debates
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Legislation Debates
Dan Jarvis has not made any spoken contributions to legislative debate
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Latest EDMs signed by Dan Jarvis

21st March 2024
Dan Jarvis signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 25th April 2024

Town and Country Planning

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, praying that the Town and Country Planning (Former RAF Scampton) (Accommodation for Asylum-Seekers etc.) Special Development Order 2024 (S.I., 2024, No. 412), dated 20 March 2024, a copy of which was laid before this House on 21 March 2024, be annulled.
31 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Apr 2024)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 22
Labour: 9
22nd March 2024
Dan Jarvis signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 25th April 2024

Town and Country Planning

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, praying that the Town and Country Planning (Former RAF Airfield Wethersfield) (Accommodation for Asylum-Seekers etc.) Special Development Order 2024 (S.I., 2024, No. 411), dated 20 March 2024, a copy of which was laid before this House on 21 March 2024, be …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Apr 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Conservative: 2
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Dan Jarvis, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Dan Jarvis has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Dan Jarvis has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

3 Bills introduced by Dan Jarvis


A Bill to make provision about protection from redundancy during or after pregnancy or after periods of maternity, adoption or shared parental leave.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 24th May 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to establish a target for the reduction of child poverty in the United Kingdom; to make provision about reporting against such a target; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 3rd February 2017
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Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Dan Jarvis has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament