Paula Sherriff

MP, Dewsbury

Dewsbury Labour

Paula Sherriff’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Paula Sherriff’s votes.

  • Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

We have lots more plain English analysis of Paula Sherriff’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Paula Sherriff’s full vote analysis page for more.

Paula Sherriff never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 21 Jul 2015

    This Chancellor has missed every one of his own deficit reduction targets, and borrowed more than any other Chancellor in history. Will he confirm that, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility forecast, the fiscal changes in the summer Budget mean 26.8 billion more public borrowing in the next two financial years, and that since 2010 he will have borrowed a full 200...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Sector: Borrowing 21 Jul 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what change there has been in his estimate of the level of government borrowing required since the Budget in March 2015.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy 20 Jul 2015

    Will the Secretary of State explain how the cause of building consensus on tackling ISIL has been advanced by the Government’s failure to be clear with the House about the involvement of UK armed forces in Syria?

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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
  • HM Treasury
  • Primary Health Care: Waiting Lists
  • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: Ernst and Young
  • NHS Trusts: Accountancy and Management Consultants
  • Dental Services
  • Public Sector: Borrowing

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 10 debates since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 73.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.


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