Catherine West

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Labour MP for Hornsey and Wood Green

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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:

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.

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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
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Burma: Rohingya
  • Hong Kong: Politics and Government
  • European Parliament: Elections
  • Syria: Armed Conflict
  • Refugees: Children

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 2 Sep 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (10 Apr 2020 to 2 Sep 2020)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (19 Mar 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, International Trade Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 25 Mar 2019)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (18 Sep 2015 to 29 Jun 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2021.

8. Miscellaneous
From July 2019 to July 2020, and from 9 October 2020, Vice-President (unremunerated) of the Local Government Association, which works with councils to support, promote and improve local government. (Registered 10 January 2020; updated 12 October 2020)

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