Dawn Butler’s voting in Parliament

Dawn Butler is a Labour MP, but has changed parties or become independent.

Compared to their original party (labour), for the vast majority of issues they have voted in the same way as other labour MPs.

This is a random selection of Dawn Butler’s votes.

Last updated: 17 Jan 2024. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Dawn Butler has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Joint Enterprise (Significant Contribution) Bill 2 Feb 2024

    Does my hon. Friend agree that it is important that we do not judge people by the music they listen to? Judging one music to be violent, as against another genre, is a very subjective measure.
  • Joint Enterprise (Significant Contribution) Bill 2 Feb 2024

    It is a pleasure to follow the informative speech from hon. Member for Aylesbury (Rob Butler)—we share a surname, and I too was a magistrate. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Liverpool, Riverside (Kim Johnson) and support her extremely important private Member’s Bill, and my heart goes out to everybody who has lost somebody to murder. It is important that the law works as it...
  • Joint Enterprise (Significant Contribution) Bill 2 Feb 2024

    I thank my right hon. Friend for that intervention. Yes, it is lazy. It also means that we have a target-driven process rather than an informative-driven process, which needs to change. The system penalises and has a disproportionate effect on people of colour. Those with high melanin are judged more harshly because of the colour of their skin. If a person is Afro-Caribbean, they are eight...

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Labour MP for Brent Central

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Brent South

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Topics of interest

Dawn Butler campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Women and Equalities
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Cabinet Office
  • Equal Pay
  • Office for Tackling Injustices
  • Universal Credit
  • Coronavirus: Disease Control
  • Identity Cards

Currently held offices

  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (since 11 May 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education Committee (11 May 2020 to 21 Sep 2020)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities (31 Aug 2017 to 6 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Diverse Communities) (14 Jun 2017 to 31 Aug 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Diverse Communities) ( 6 Oct 2016 to 1 Feb 2017)
  • Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office ( 3 Nov 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (Young Citizens and Youth Engagement) (30 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Assistant Whip (17 Sep 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 Sep 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee ( 9 Nov 2007 to 26 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee ( 7 Nov 2007 to 28 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Jane Kennedy, Minister of State), Department of Health (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (13 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Eden & Partners Ltd, 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0RG:
29 November 2023, received £350 for delivering a session of a development programme. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 30 November 2023)
Payments from Penguin Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA, via Arlington Enterprises (talent agency), 37 Great Portland Street, London W1W 8QH:
22 August 2023, received £4,580 as a further advance for a book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 08 September 2023)
20 September 2023, received £331.04 from Each One Teach One (education and empowerment organisation), Togostraße 76, 13351 Berlin, Germany, for being the British delegate to the 2023 Congressional Black Caucus in Washington DC, United States. Each One Teach One also provided accommodation with a value of £1,761.57. Hours: 24 hrs. (Registered 05 October 2023)
Payment of £500 expected from DC Thompson Ltd, Meadowside, 2 Albert Square, Dundee DD1 1DD, for appearing as a panellist at Stylist Live, the annual conference held by the Stylist Magazine on 11 November 2023. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 22 November 2023)
11 January 2024, received £1,000 from the Leanne Pero Foundation, Unit 419, Peckham Levels, Peckham Town Centre Car Park, Peckham, London SE15 4ST, via Multicultural Marketing Consultancy, 311 Regents Park Road, London N3 1DP, for an appearance on the Black Women Rising podcast. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 January 2024)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Daniel Hughes
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Date received: 30 March 2023
Date accepted: 30 March 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 21 April 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Football Association
Address of donor: PO Box 1966, London SW1 9EQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the Women’s FA Cup Final, value £389.80
Date received: 14 May 2023
Date accepted: 14 May 2023
Donor status: company, registration 00077797
(Registered 31 May 2023)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in London: (i). (Registered 08 June 2015; updated 03 September 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
From 24 November 2022, Trustee of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 03 March 2023)

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