Julie Cooper

Shadow Minister (Health) (Community Health)

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Burnley Labour

Julie Cooper’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Julie Cooper generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Patients: Fines 19 Jul 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients were issued with fines by the NHS Business Authority because those patients (a) were not entitled to free prescriptions and (b) did not renew their exemption certificate; and how many such patients had a long-term medical condition.
  • Schools Update 17 Jul 2017

    I appreciate that the Secretary of State does not yet have the details of what she is proposing, but parents and headteachers in my constituency will have listened to her announcement and will be wondering, as I am, what it will mean for our schools. We were expecting cuts of up to £700 per pupil in some of the most deprived schools in my constituency under the fair funding proposals....
  • State Pension Age for Women — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] 5 Jul 2017

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend the Member for Easington (Grahame Morris) for bringing another debate on this important issue. In the short time available to me I want to make a couple of points. First, the Government have set a dangerous precedent by breaking a contract with the people of this country. What does that say about what will happen in the future? Those women have been cheated. I...

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Labour MP for Burnley

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

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

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • HM Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Pupils: Disadvantaged
  • State Retirement Pensions: Age
  • Medical Records: Databases
  • Disability Living Allowance: Lancashire
  • Kashmir: Politics and Government

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Health) (Community Health) (since 9 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Health Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Julie Cooper’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 42 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 77.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 46 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unison North West
Address of donor: Albert Square, Manchester M60 2LA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 04 July 2017)
Name of donor: David Riley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)

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