Kerry McCarthy

Former Labour MP for Bristol East

@KerryMP https://facebook.com/kerry4mp

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Kerry McCarthy is a former MP for Bristol East.

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Bristol East

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

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Kerry McCarthy campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Work and Pensions
  • Sri Lanka
  • Burma
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Animal Experiments
  • Colombia

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Energy Bill [HL] Committee (17 May 2023 to 29 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill Committee (18 Jan 2023 to 25 Jan 2023)
  • Shadow Minister (Climate Change and Net Zero) (29 Jun 2022 to 30 May 2024)
  • Member, Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill Committee (22 Jun 2022 to 7 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Public Order Bill Committee (25 May 2022 to 21 Jun 2022)
  • Member, Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] Committee ( 9 Feb 2022 to 10 Feb 2022)
  • Member, Glue Traps (Offences) Bill Committee (12 Jan 2022 to 19 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Animal (Penalty Notices) Bill Committee ( 1 Dec 2021 to 8 Dec 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (10 Apr 2020 to 4 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Petitions Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 8 Jun 2020)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 8 Jun 2020)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (11 Dec 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee ( 4 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (14 Sep 2015 to 26 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) ( 7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) ( 8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) ( 6 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, South West Regional Select Committee ( 3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Department for International Development (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health (11 Jun 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 4 Jun 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Children (Parental Imprisonment) 21 May 2024

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the Secretary of State to establish national policy guidelines in respect of children with a parent in prison, including for the identification of the children of prisoners at the point of sentence and for accountability for providing support to the children of prisoners; and for connected purposes. I want to start by saying...

More of Kerry McCarthy’s recent appearances

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