Paula Sherriff

MP, Dewsbury

Dewsbury Labour

Paula Sherriff’s voting in Parliament

Paula Sherriff is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Paula Sherriff sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Paula Sherriff generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Paula Sherriff generally voted against more powers for local councils, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Paula Sherriff has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 7 Jun 2016

    Diabetes-related complications – Paula Sherriff. Westminster Hall debate; 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Business of the House 26 May 2016

    We might consider today my amendment to the Loyal Address on the threat that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership poses to our NHS, but the Government show no sign of genuinely listening. Having seen at first hand the damage done to the NHS by big businesses such as Virgin Care, I want a clear, unambiguous statement that the Government will reject any treaty that gives such...
  • Women and Equalities: Women in Business 26 May 2016

    Does the Minister agree that if there were more women at senior levels in business, we might have fewer advertising campaigns such as that by Calvin Klein, featuring overtly sexualised images of young women, including what are known as “upskirt” shots? Will she join me in urging Calvin Klein and similar organisations not only to be more responsible in their advertising, but to...

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Labour MP for Dewsbury

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Transport
  • HM Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Cabinet Office
  • British Transport Police: Finance
  • Railway Stations
  • Counter-terrorism: Dewsbury
  • Sanitary Protection: VAT
  • London
  • Tilbury and Southend Railway Line

Currently held offices

  • Member, Health Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
15 May 2015, received £697.93 from Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, Wakefield One, PO Box 700, WF1 2EB, for services as a District Councillor. Hours: no hours since the Election. (Registered 05 June 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mrs H A Cooke
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: website and website support between May 2014 and May 2015; value £3,960 (£330 per month)

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 29 June 2015)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: unsolicited material to electors in March 2015; value £9,485.23

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 29 June 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Lord Matthew Oakeshott
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date of receipt: 31 December 2014

Date of acceptance: 31 December 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mrs Jean Megahy
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,850

Date of receipt: 19 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 19 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; £1,300

Destination of visit: the West Bank and Israel

Date of visit: 31 August - 4 September 2015

Purpose of visit: fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

(Registered 22 September 2015)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel, food and accommodation with an approximate value of £6,550

Destination of visit: Qatar

Date of visit: 16-18 February 2016

Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG visit to meet Ministers, officials, visit world cup sites to discuss issues of bilateral relations and regional crises.

(Registered 02 March 2016)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Wakefield: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015)

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