Catherine West

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

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.

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  • 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

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Catherine West

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

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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 Education
  • Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Home Office
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Modern Greek Language: Qualifications
  • Royal Bank of Scotland: Closures
  • Syria: Military Intervention
  • Refugees: Children

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Catherine West’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 531 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.
  • 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") 65 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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