Catherine West

MP, Hornsey and Wood Green

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

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

Catherine West has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Crossrail 2 Line: Haringey 20 Jul 2017

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the economic benefits of Crossrail 2 to Haringey; and what role this assessment will play in his decision on allocating funding to the project.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Crossrail 2 Line: Haringey 20 Jul 2017

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with (a) the Secretary of State for Transport, (b) Ministers at the Department for Transport and (c) officials from the Department for Transport on Crossrail 2; and when he plans to make a decision on that project's business case.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Crossrail 2 Line: Haringey 20 Jul 2017

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the business case for Crossrail 2 meets the recommendations of the National Infrastructure Commission on costs, funding and housing.

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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 of Health
  • Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Hong Kong: Politics and Government
  • Urinary System: Diseases
  • Sex and Relationship Education
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Modern Greek Language: Qualifications

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)


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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Catherine West’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 643 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.67% 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 124 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Catherine West’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 66 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Justice for Colombia
Address of donor: 4th Floor, 75-77 St John street, London EC1M 4NN

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation with a value of £2,900

Destination of visit: Colombia

Dates of visit: 26 November - 3 December 2016

Purpose of visit: To support the Colombian peace process.

(Registered 06 December 2016)

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