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Steve Reed

Labour (Co-op) - Streatham and Croydon North

First elected: 29th November 2012

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

(since July 2024)

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
4th Sep 2023 - 30th May 2024
Shadow Secretary of State for Justice
29th Nov 2021 - 4th Sep 2023
Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
19th Sep 2021 - 29th Nov 2021
Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
6th Apr 2020 - 19th Sep 2021
Shadow Minister (Education) (Children and Families)
24th Jun 2019 - 6th Apr 2020
Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Civil Society)
3rd Jul 2017 - 24th Jun 2019
Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (Civil Society)
3rd Oct 2016 - 3rd Jul 2017
Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)
8th May 2015 - 27th Jun 2016
Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)
7th Oct 2013 - 30th Mar 2015
Public Administration Committee
10th Dec 2012 - 11th Nov 2013

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Steve Reed has voted in 4 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.

Sparring Partners
Richard Holden (Conservative)
(1 debate interactions)
Kemi Badenoch (Conservative)
Shadow Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government
(1 debate interactions)
Christopher Chope (Conservative)
(1 debate interactions)
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Legislation Debates
Steve Reed has not made any spoken contributions to legislative debate
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Latest EDMs signed by Steve Reed

14th January 2021
Steve Reed signed this EDM on Monday 18th January 2021

Godfrey Colin Cameron

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House is deeply saddened by news of the death of Godfrey Colin Cameron, a hardworking member of Parliamentary security staff and member of the PCS trade union who passed away aged just 55 after contracting covid-19; extends our sincere condolences to his devoted wife Hyacinth, children Leon and …
139 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 109
Scottish National Party: 15
Independent: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22nd July 2020
Steve Reed signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Town and Country Planning

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 756), dated 20 July 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 21 July 2020, be annulled.
20 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Liberal Democrat: 3
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Steve Reed, 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.

Steve Reed has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Steve Reed has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

2 Bills introduced by Steve Reed

To make provision about the oversight and management of the appropriate use of force in relation to people in mental health units and similar institutions; to make provision about the use of body cameras by police officers in the course of duties in relation to people in mental health units; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 1st November 2018 and was enacted into law.

A Bill to amend Part 8 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 to make provision about maternity and paternity leave for parents of babies born prematurely; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 26th October 2016
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Steve Reed has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament