Catherine West

MP, Hornsey and Wood Green

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Hornsey and Wood Green Labour

Catherine West’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Catherine West sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Catherine West voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Government 12 Jun 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how many meetings were held by members of her Majesty's Government between the start of formal discussions on the Northern Ireland Peace process and the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.
  • Leaving the EU: Parliamentary Vote — [Ian Austin in the Chair] 11 Jun 2018

    What does the Minister make of the 90% drop in foreign direct investment, which has been commented on in the financial pages of every major newspaper? I am referring not to projects—I noticed that she qualified what she said by referring to projects—but to the 90% drop in FDI. Further, what does she make of the drop in house prices in high-value areas, which has an impact on...
  • Leaving the EU: Parliamentary Vote — [Ian Austin in the Chair] 11 Jun 2018

    Will the Minister accept that such language may lead to a groundswell for a further referendum? Parliament is not being given the genuine power to direct the negotiation, which is the original meaning of giving sovereignty to Parliament.

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Labour MP for Hornsey and Wood Green

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

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Topics of interest

Catherine West campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Burma: Rohingya
  • Hong Kong: Politics and Government
  • Syria: Armed Conflict
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Urinary System: Diseases

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Oct 2017)
  • Member, International Trade Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (18 Sep 2015 to 29 Jun 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 99 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Catherine West’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 521 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 82.35% 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 17–18 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") 96 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Jun 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
25 September 2017, received £500 from Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, 1046 Bristol Road, Birmingham B29 6LJ, for giving the 2017 Swarthmore Lecture. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 16 October 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: Diana Sternfeld
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Steve Hart
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,620

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: CWU
Address of donor: 150 The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: UNITE
Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)

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