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.
This is a selection of Julie Cooper’s votes.
Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 17 votes against, 6 absences, between 2015–2016
Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
34 votes for, 6 votes against, 15 absences, between 2017–2018
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
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Julie Cooper has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
Does the Minister not accept that, as a result of cuts to local authority funding, there has been a reduction equivalent to £6.3 billion-worth of spending in the sector?
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir David. I am grateful for the opportunity to respond to the debate, and to the right hon. and learned Member for Beaconsfield (Mr Grieve) for bringing this important subject before the House. I feel strongly about it, and I bring some personal experience over many years of sourcing care for grandparents and, most recently, for my own...
I hear what the right hon and learned Gentleman says. There are no right or wrong answers here; it is about creating a balance. I would point out that not all residents in care homes have dementia. Many of them do not and have a very strong awareness of their environment. They would see this as an infringement of their dignity—a dignity that they are fighting to hold on to for the...
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Labour MP for Burnley
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Julie Cooper campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department for Education
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Work and Pensions
- NHS: Dental Services
- Kashmir: Politics and Government
- Pupils: Disadvantaged
- State Retirement Pensions: Age
- Medical Records: Databases
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care) (Community Health) (since 9 Jan 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Health) (Community Health) (9 Oct 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
- Member, Health and Social Care 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 37 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Julie Cooper’s speeches
- Has received answers to 89 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 76.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 67 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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