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Trudy Harrison

Conservative - Copeland

First elected: 23rd February 2017

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
7th Sep 2022 - 13th Nov 2023
Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill
18th Jan 2023 - 25th Jan 2023
Minister of State (Department for Transport)
7th Jul 2022 - 7th Sep 2022
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)
16th Sep 2021 - 7th Jul 2022
Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill
15th Dec 2021 - 4th Jan 2022
Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Bill (England and Wales)
27th Oct 2021 - 3rd Nov 2021
European Statutory Instruments
18th Jul 2018 - 6th Nov 2019
Education Committee
11th Sep 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
European Statutory Instruments Committee
18th Jul 2018 - 6th Nov 2019

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Trudy Harrison has voted in 873 divisions, and 2 times against the majority of their Party.

17 Jun 2020 - Health and Personal Social Services - View Vote Context
Trudy Harrison voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 104 Conservative Aye votes vs 124 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 253 Noes - 136
30 Mar 2022 - Health and Care Bill - View Vote Context
Trudy Harrison voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 72 Conservative Aye votes vs 175 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 215 Noes - 188
View All Trudy Harrison Division Votes

Debates during the 2019 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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Copeland Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petition Debates Contributed

Mark Avery , Chris Packham and Ruth Tingay (Wild Justice) want the opening of the Woodcock shooting season to be pushed back to 1 December. 160,000 Woodcock are shot for fun across the UK whilst their population is declining. The Defra Secretary of State has powers to vary the shooting season.

The Government should prohibit the sale, use and manufacture of free-running snares under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, putting them in the same category as self-locking snares, which are already illegal.

The Government’s modernising vehicle standards proposal suggested new offences for tampering with a system, part or component of a vehicle intended or adapted to be used on a road. This could have a hugely detrimental impact on the UK motorsport and custom aftermarket industry.

We want Police Officers to be able to provide a suspension notice from the moment an offender is caught drink, drug or dangerous driving until they appear in court. It would then be for the Judge to decide whether a ban continues or they are able to continue to drive again.

Latest EDMs signed by Trudy Harrison

15th March 2018
Trudy Harrison signed this EDM on Monday 19th March 2018


Tabled by: Lucy Allan (Conservative - Telford)
That this House expresses concern about the scale of child sexual exploitation in Telford; notes that, in 2015-16, Telford had the highest number of child sexual offences recorded, per head of population, in each of the 317 community safety partnerships in England and Wales; recognises the horrific abuse and suffering …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Conservative: 16
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
View All Trudy Harrison's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Trudy Harrison, 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.

Trudy Harrison has not been granted any Urgent Questions

1 Adjournment Debate led by Trudy Harrison

Tuesday 20th February 2024

1 Bill introduced by Trudy Harrison

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 to prohibit the use of wild animals in travelling circuses.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 6th March 2018
(Read Debate)

Trudy Harrison has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament