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Dawn Butler

Labour - Brent Central


Select Committee Meeting
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
10:45
Science and Technology Committee (Commons) - Private Meeting
2 Mar 2021, 10:45 a.m.
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Select Committee Meeting
Wednesday 3rd March 2021
09:00
Science and Technology Committee (Commons) - Oral evidence
3 Mar 2021, 9 a.m.
(at 9:15 am) Professor David Cebon, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Cambridge Professor Nilay Shah, Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London (at 10:15 am) Michael Liebreich, CEO, Liebreich Associates Dr Jenifer Baxter, Chief Engineer, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (at 11:15 am) Baroness Brown of Cambridge
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Speeches
Monday 30th November 2020
Scheduled Mass Deportation: Jamaica

The Minister does not seem to understand the sensitivities around the Windrush scandal, but nobody is arguing about deporting very …

Written Answers
Friday 26th February 2021
Overseas Aid
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to ensure …
Early Day Motions
Monday 18th January 2021
UK citizenship for the Windrush generation
That this House deplores the Home Office’s treatment of those of the Windrush Generation and their families; notes that many …
Bills
Wednesday 16th September 2020
Remote Participation in House of Commons Proceedings (Motion) Bill 2019-21
A Bill to require the Leader of the House of Commons to move a Motion asserting the equal right of …
Tweets
Friday 26th February 2021
20:36
MP Financial Interests
Monday 16th March 2020
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Bradley Energy Ltd
Address of donor: 26 South St Mary's Gate, Grimsby DN31 1LW
Amount of donation …
EDM signed
Thursday 11th February 2021
Christopher Kapessa
That this House stands in solidarity with the family of Christopher Kapessa, a 13 year old child, who died after …

Debate information

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Sparring Partners
Victoria Atkins (Conservative) Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (30 debate interactions) View debates with Victoria Atkins John Bercow (Speaker) (20 debate interactions) View debates with John Bercow Penny Mordaunt (Conservative) Paymaster General (14 debate interactions) View debates with Penny Mordaunt View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Brent Central Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
153,506
Petition Closed

Make online homophobia a specific criminal offence

Gov Responded - 28 Mar 2019 Debated on - 1 Jul 2019 View Dawn Butler's petition debate contributions
12 Aug 2019
closed 1 year, 6 months ago

As a gay man I find it devastating how members of the LGBT community are still subjected to homophobic abuse online.

35,203
Petition Closed

Make British Sign Language part of the National Curriculum

Gov Responded - 17 Oct 2017 Debated on - 5 Mar 2018 View Dawn Butler's petition debate contributions
12 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 11 months ago

Around 50,000 people in the UK use British Sign Language, so why is this not taught in schools? There are many children who are born deaf, and we need to give them a better chance at a more integrated future. This is why BSL needs to be taught in schools.


Most recent EDMs signed by Dawn Butler

Date Tabled Title Signatures
9 Feb 2021
Dawn Butler signed this EDM on Thursday 11th February 2021

Christopher Kapessa

Tabled by: Beth Winter (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House stands in solidarity with the family of Christopher Kapessa, a 13 year old child, who died after being pushed into the River Cynon in South Wales on 1 July 2019; extends its sympathy to his family; has concerns about the South Wales Police investigation into Christopher’s death; …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
4 Feb 2021
Dawn Butler signed this EDM on Thursday 11th February 2021

Zero covid strategy

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House notes with sadness that the UK has now had more than 100,000 covid-19 deaths, with one of the highest death rates in the world; further notes that the Government's strategy to live with the virus and balance the loss of lives and the economy has led to …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
View All Dawn Butler's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

1 Urgent Question tabled by Dawn Butler

Date Forum Title
8 Jan 2018 Commons Chamber Office for Students: Appointment

Dawn Butler has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

2 Bills introduced by Dawn Butler


A Bill to require the Leader of the House of Commons to move a Motion asserting the equal right of all Members of the House of Commons to participate in proceedings and establishing mechanisms for MPs unable to attend Westminster to vote remotely and to participate remotely in proceedings, including debates and general committees.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Wednesday 16th September 2020
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Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to require the Leader of the House of Commons to move a Motion asserting the equal right of all Members of the House of Commons to participate in proceedings and establishing mechanisms for MPs unable to attend Westminster to vote remotely and to participate remotely in proceedings, including debates and general committees.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Wednesday 16th September 2020
(Read Debate)
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd October 2020

Dawn Butler has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


320 Written Questions

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Coronavirus: Health Education Royal Free Hospital: Nurseries Coronavirus: Vaccination Coronavirus: General Practitioners Mental Health Services: Children and Young People Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: Disease Control Surgery Coronavirus: Protective Clothing Coronavirus: Protective Clothing Protective Clothing: Procurement Contact Tracing: Computer Software Contact Tracing: Computer Software Coronavirus: Disease Control Contact Tracing: Computer Software Contact Tracing: Computer Software Coronavirus: Statistics Sign Language: Television Coronavirus: Sickle Cell Diseases Coronavirus: Sickle Cell Diseases Protective Clothing: Brent Coronavirus: Disease Control Nurses: Career Development Equal Pay Equal Pay Domestic Abuse: Advisory Services Domestic Abuse: Advisory Services Domestic Abuse: Advisory Services HIV Infection: Drugs Dental Services: Registration Drugs: Prices NHS: Temporary Employment HIV Infection: Drugs Visual Impairment Visual Impairment: Young People Psychiatry: Training NHS: Temporary Employment NHS: Temporary Employment NHS: Temporary Employment NHS: Temporary Employment Epilepsy: Death Junior Doctors: Conditions of Employment Nurses: Training Nurses: Training Junior Doctors: Conditions of Employment Police: Demonstrations Windrush Generation: Finance Driving Offences: Ethnic Groups Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 Police: Recruitment Financial Services: Fraud Domestic Abuse: LGBT People Home Office: LGBT People Detention Centres: Coronavirus Immigrants: Coronavirus Police: Equality Police: Racial Discrimination Police: Equality Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigrants: Domestic Abuse Immigration Immigration: EU Nationals Immigration: EU Nationals LGBT People: Hate Crime Females: Domestic Violence Domestic Abuse: Females Visas: Fees and Charges Deportation: Jamaica Deportation: Jamaica Home Office: Equality Home Office: Equality Deportation Deportation Deportation Asylum: Nationality Asylum: Nationality Teachers: Migrant Workers Asylum: Nationality Asylum: Middle East Asylum: Nationality Crimes of Violence: Females Immigration Bill: Impact Assessments Dyson: Ventilators Cabinet Office: Written Questions Ethnic Groups: Equality Office for Tackling Injustices Office for Tackling Injustices Office for Tackling Injustices Office for Tackling Injustices Office for Tackling Injustices Office for Tackling Injustices Civil Service: Ethnic Groups Office for Tackling Injustices Office for Tackling Injustices Office for Tackling Injustices Cleaning Services: Coronavirus Females: Coronavirus Civil Service: LGBT People Census: Gender Recognition Census: Statutory Instruments Ethnic Groups: Equality Public Sector: Ethnic Groups Public Sector: Equality Public Sector: Ethnic Groups Public Service: Equality Public Service: Equality Public Service: Equality Government Departments: Procurement Senior Civil Servants: Ethnic Groups Coronavirus: Vaccination Coronavirus: Disease Control Equal Pay: Ethnic Groups Business: LGBT People Equal Pay: LGBT People Business: Equality Employment: LGBT People Paternity Leave: Discrimination Females: New Businesses Females: Small Businesses Directors: Females Ethnic Diversity of UK Boards Review Renewable Energy: Technology Transfer Renewable Energy: Jamaica Energy: Prices Energy: Prices Energy: Prices Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Equality Equal Pay Directors: Females Directors: Equality Directors: Equality Overseas Aid Human Rights Sayed Alwadaei Sayed Alwadaei Sayed Alwadaei Farouk Hamadalla Yemen: Cultural Heritage Latvia: World War II Saudi Arabia: Religious Freedom Andargachew Tsege Middle East: Genocide Saudi Arabia: Religious Freedom Ethiopia: Human Rights Maryam Rajavi Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade Haiti: Elections Tunisia: Travel Information Tunisia: British Nationals Abroad China: Human Rights