Rosie Cooper

MP, West Lancashire

West Lancashire Labour

Rosie Cooper campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Rosie Cooper’s voting in Parliament

Rosie Cooper is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Rosie Cooper sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Rosie Cooper generally voted against equal gay rights, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Rosie Cooper generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Rosie Cooper generally voted for reducing capital gains tax, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Rosie Cooper has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Glenburn Sports College 8 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 1 December 2016 to Question 55124, whether her Department communicated the decision on the transfer of ownership of the former Glenburn Sports College site in Skelmersdale from her Department to Lancashire County Council to bodies other than Lancashire County Council.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prison Safety 6 Dec 2016

    What steps she is taking to reduce the number of assaults, incidents of self-harm and deaths in prison.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prison Safety 6 Dec 2016

    At the Justice Committee last week, the prisons Minister said in reply to a question regarding the recent escape from Her Majesty’s Prison Pentonville, that the frequency of cell searches was determined locally by the governor. Does he remain satisfied that the coalition decision to end daily cell searches was right, or does he think they might have prevented this escape and limit the...

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Profile

Labour MP for West Lancashire

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education and Skills
  • Housing
  • Diabetes
  • General Practitioners
  • Legal Aid: Contracts
  • Departmental Policies

Currently held offices

  • Member, Health Committee (since 31 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 29 Oct 2012)
  • Member, Health Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Justice Committee (25 Jan 2010 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, North West Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 17 Mar 2008)
  • PPS (Mr Ben Bradshaw, Minister of State), Department of Health (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Lord Rooker, Minister of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (28 Jun 2005 to 12 Dec 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Rosie Cooper’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 104 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 37.37% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 138 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rosie Cooper’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 126 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

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