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Tracy Brabin

Labour (Co-op) - Batley and Spen

Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

(since April 2020)

Department Event
Tuesday 16th March 2021
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Third Delegated Legislation Committee - Debate - General Committee
16 Mar 2021, 2:30 p.m.
The draft Grants to the Churches Conservation Trust Order 2021
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Department Event
Thursday 18th March 2021
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Oral questions - Main Chamber
18 Mar 2021, 9:30 a.m.
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (including topical questions)
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Speeches
Wednesday 3rd March 2021
Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation

This could have been a transformational Budget to help us recover from the Government’s chaotic response to the pandemic—a Budget …

Written Answers
Monday 8th March 2021
Motorcycles: EU Countries
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the EU on allowing motorcycles purchased in …
Early Day Motions
Thursday 22nd June 2017
GREAT GET TOGETHER
That this House extends its sincere gratitude to everyone who took part in Great Get Together events in Batley and …
Bills
Wednesday 13th January 2021
Covid-19 Financial Assistance (Gaps in Support) Bill 2019-21
A Bill to require the Government to undertake an assessment of any gaps in financial support provided to individuals, businesses …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 27th April 2020
1. Employment and earnings
5 February 2020, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 27 April 2020)
EDM signed
Wednesday 27th January 2021
Holocaust Memorial Day 2021
That this House notes that on 27 January 2021 the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day marking the anniversary of …
Supported Legislation
Tuesday 16th June 2020
Automatic Electoral Registration Bill 2019-21
A Bill to impose certain duties upon Her Majesty’s Government to ensure the accuracy, completeness and utility of electoral registers; …

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Sparring Partners
Nadhim Zahawi (Conservative) Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (25 debate interactions) View debates with Nadhim Zahawi Theresa May (Conservative) (21 debate interactions) View debates with Theresa May Boris Johnson (Conservative) Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, and Minister for the Union (19 debate interactions) View debates with Boris Johnson View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Batley and Spen Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
31,211
Petition Closed

We the British People Request a Public Inquiry into Grooming Gangs

Gov Responded - 5 Nov 2020 Debated on - 3 Feb 2021 View Tracy Brabin's petition debate contributions
5 Feb 2021
closed 1 month ago

The Home Secretary said what happened to victims of child sexual exploitation gangs was “one of the biggest stains on our country’s conscience.” Last year local authorities identified 18,700 suspected victims of child sexual exploitation. We want an independent public inquiry into Grooming Gangs.

131,625
Petition Closed

Release the Home Office's Grooming Gang Review in full

Gov Responded - 19 May 2020 Debated on - 3 Feb 2021 View Tracy Brabin's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closed 6 months ago

The Government is refusing to release official research on the characteristics of grooming gangs, claiming it is not in the “public interest”.

We, the British public, demand the release of the official research on grooming gangs undertaken by the Government in full.

167,506
Petition Closed

Violet-Grace’s Law - Life sentences for Death by Dangerous Driving

Gov Responded - 25 Feb 2019 Debated on - 8 Jul 2019 View Tracy Brabin's petition debate contributions
15 Aug 2019
closed 1 year, 6 months ago

The men who killed our daughter drove a stolen a car at 83 mph in a 30 mph zone. They killed our 4-year-old daughter Violet-Grace and severely injured her nan, who has life-changing injuries. They will serve less time in prison than Violet was alive. I don’t want other families to suffer like this.

113,284
Petition Closed

Change the laws governing the use of fireworks to include a ban on public use

Gov Responded - 27 Oct 2017 Debated on - 29 Jan 2018 View Tracy Brabin's petition debate contributions
6 Apr 2018
closed 2 years, 11 months ago

Fireworks cause alarm, distress and anxiety to many people and animals. We call on the Secretary of State to make appropriate provision to secure that the risk of public use is the MINIMUM that is compatible with fireworks being used, as stated in Fireworks Act 2003 sect 2.


Most recent EDMs signed by Tracy Brabin

Date Tabled Title Signatures
27 Jan 2021
Tracy Brabin signed this EDM on Wednesday 27th January 2021

Visas for musicians in the EU

Tabled by: Harriet Harman (Labour - Camberwell and Peckham)
That this House applauds the over 100 musicians who wrote to The Times on 20 January 2021 and agrees that the UK Government must immediately seek supplementary agreement with the EU to secure the ability of all creative workers including musicians, performers, their equipment and others such as technicians to …
80 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 44
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
30 Dec 2020
Tracy Brabin signed this EDM on Wednesday 27th January 2021

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House notes that on 27 January 2021 the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day marking the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where an estimated 1.1 million people were murdered; commemorates the six million victims of the Holocaust; further notes that the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 …
96 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 44
Scottish National Party: 32
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
View All Tracy Brabin's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

3 Urgent Questions tabled by Tracy Brabin

Date Forum Title
6 Feb 2020 Commons Chamber BBC Licence Fee
4 Feb 2020 Commons Chamber Lobby and Media Briefings: Journalists' Access
6 Sep 2017 Commons Chamber Free Childcare Entitlement

Tracy Brabin has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

3 Bills introduced by Tracy Brabin


A Bill to require the Government to undertake an assessment of any gaps in financial support provided to individuals, businesses and industries over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic; to require the Government to report to Parliament on steps it intends to take in connection with any such gaps; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading (Commons)
Wednesday 13th January 2021
(Read Debate)

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 prohibit smoking on National Health Service premises; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 29th January 2019
(Read Debate)

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 about shared parental leave and pay for workers, including those that are self-employed; and for connected purposes


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 21st February 2018
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Next Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Date TBA

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