Yvette Cooper is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Yvette Cooper sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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On 7 March, the Home Secretary emailed Conservative supporters saying “today we’re changing our laws—and bringing the small boat crossings to an end.” Since then, 20,000 more people have arrived. She is not applying her own law, because it does not work. The use of asylum hotels is up, with no date to end their use, and foreign criminal returns are down. The independent chief...
What the Home Secretary said is total waffle. She has no answer on the inspector because she is afraid of scrutiny. There was no answer on her failure, just invented garbage about Labour. The Home Office’s immigration director, asylum director, borders director and accommodation director are all going or gone because the only people she removes are the people she needs to do the job. There...
I thank the Deputy Prime Minister for his statement, and for advance sight of it. Maintaining national security in the face of threats to our values and our democracy is the first duty of any Government, in respect of which Labour stands ready always to work on a cross-party basis to keep our country safe. I pay tribute to all those in our intelligence and security services and police, and...
Labour MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented Pontefract and Castleford
Yvette Cooper campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.