Yvette Cooper

Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department

Labour MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford

@YvetteCooperMP https://facebook.com/YvetteCooperMP

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Yvette Cooper’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme 6 Jan 2022

    I thank the Minister for her statement today and advance sight of it. It is now five months since the devastating scenes at Kabul airport and the shambolic withdrawal of UK, US and other troops, leaving the Taliban in charge and putting those who had worked for our armed forces and on our Government projects, and who had stood up to the Taliban, in danger and at risk of retribution and...
  • Metropolitan Police: Stephen Port Murders Inquest 13 Dec 2021

    It is good to be back, if sadly on such a difficult issue. All our hearts will be with the family and friends of Anthony Walgate, Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor, because these were vile murders by a man who targeted young gay men. They were all found close to each other and close to his house. It is incomprehensible that the dots were not joined. The jurors’ verdict that...
  • Nationality and Borders Bill: Clause 82 - Commencement 8 Dec 2021

    Unfortunately, what we have just had is a lot of rhetoric and slogans, not solutions, on such a serious issue. Two years ago, the Home Secretary promised she had a plan to halve within three months the number of boats crossing the channel. Instead, the number has gone up tenfold since then, as criminal gangs have switched to using flimsy boats instead. She said she was confident that her plan...

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Labour MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Pontefract and Castleford

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Topics of interest

Yvette Cooper campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Coronavirus: Disease Control
  • Asylum: Children
  • Glass: Recycling
  • Windrush Generation: Compensation
  • Departmental Public Expenditure

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department (since 29 Nov 2021)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 11 May 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (20 May 2020 to 15 Dec 2021)
  • Chair, Home Affairs Committee (27 Jan 2020 to 1 Dec 2021)
  • Chair, Home Affairs Committee (27 Jan 2020 to 1 Dec 2021)
  • Chair, Home Affairs Committee (27 Jan 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Home Affairs Committee (27 Jan 2020 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (28 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Home Affairs Committee (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Home Affairs Committee (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Home Affairs Committee (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Home Secretary (20 Jan 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities) (20 Jan 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Foreign Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities (8 Oct 2010 to 20 Jan 2011)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (24 Jan 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing) (28 Jun 2007 to 24 Jan 2008)
  • Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Housing and Planning) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Regeneration and Regional Developement) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (11 Oct 1999 to 28 May 2002)
  • Member, Employment Sub-committee (23 Jul 1997 to 29 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 29 Nov 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Dec 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from Atlantic Books Ltd, Ormond House, 27 Boswell Street, London WC1 3JZ, via Conville and Walsh (literary agent), Haymarket House, London SW1Y 4SP:
18 November 2020, received a payment of £5,125 as the fourth instalment for a book. Hours: 50 hrs. Payment used to fund office staffing costs. (Registered 11 December 2020)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: MPM Connect Ltd
Address of donor: Grenville House, 4 Grenville Avenue, Broxbourne EN10 7DH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,847 to support my

offices and campaigning work

Date received: 22 December 2020

Date accepted: 22 December 2020

Donor status: company, registration 7213374

(Registered 13 January 2021)
Name of donor: MPM Connect Ltd
Address of donor: Grenville House, 4 Grenville Avenue, Broxbourne EN10 7DH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,847 to support my offices and campaigning work

Date received: 23 March 2021

Date accepted: 23 March 2021

Donor status: company, registration 7213374

(Registered 31 March 2021)
Name of donor: MPM Connect Ltd
Address of donor: Grenville House, 4 Grenville Avenue, Broxbourne EN10 7DH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,847 to support my offices and campaigning work

Date received: 24 June 2021

Date accepted: 24 June 2021

Donor status: company, registration 7213374

(Registered 07 July 2021)
Name of donor: MPM Connect Ltd
Address of donor: Grenville House, 4 Grenville Avenue, Broxbourne EN10 7DH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,847 to support my offices

Date received: 29 September 2021

Date accepted: 29 September 2021

Donor status: company, registration 7213374

(Registered 21 October 2021)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Rugby Football League Ltd
Address of donor: Quay West, Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park, Manchester M17 1HH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two guests in the Royal Box for the 2021 Challenge Cup Final between Castleford Tigers RLFC and St Helens RFC, estimated value £618

Date received: 17 July 2021

Date accepted: 17 July 2021

Donor status: company, registration 03845473

(Registered 12 August 2021)

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