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.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 17 votes against, 6 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2016–2018
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
26 votes for, 6 votes against, 15 absences, between 2017–2018
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018
I, too, welcome the Secretary of State to his new position. I note his intention to extend online NHS services, but I hope that he will provide more detail about how he intends to guarantee patient safety, given that the Care Quality Commission reported this year that 43% of online GP and pharmacy services are currently unsafe. Will he reverse the cuts to capital funding so that safe...
I am sure the Minister will want to join me in thanking hospices across the country for the fantastic work they do supporting the terminally ill and their families, and especially the Pendleside Hospice that supports my constituents, but is he aware that over the last eight years average Government grants have been cut from 32% to 20%, and that as these charities are outside the “Agenda...
Maintained nursery schools employ qualified teachers, are inspected as schools and have all the costs associated with schools, but still they are not funded as schools. Does the Prime Minister recognise that all the grammar schools in the world cannot raise standards if children are neglected in those early years? If these nursery schools are not funded as schools, they will close. Will 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 97 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 76.72% 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") 65 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 16 Jul 2018.
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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