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 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: 21 Nov 2017

Recent appearances

  • Income Tax (Charge) 22 Nov 2017

    It is a real pleasure to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Bristol South (Karin Smyth) and to speak in this Budget debate. The outlook for the economy is bleak, with the worst five-year forecast of GDP since the Office for Budget Responsibility was set up, against the backdrop of the drop in sterling and the increase in inflation. As the Chancellor stood up to speak, the cost of Brexit...
  • Income Tax (Charge) 22 Nov 2017

    Instead of wasting all these billions on the whole Brexit shambles, I would rather we had more than £1 billion for the NHS. I am afraid that £1 billion is less than what Simon Stevens says we need. In my constituency, 37 out of 37 schools will have experienced a 6% fall in funding per pupil between 2015-16 and 2019-20. Headteachers, classroom teachers and teaching assistants are all...

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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
  • Home Office
  • Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Hong Kong: Politics and Government
  • Urinary System: Diseases
  • Children: Swimming
  • Sex and Relationship Education
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles

Currently held offices

  • 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)


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  • Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Catherine West’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 597 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 81.25% 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.
  • 123 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Catherine West’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 78 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

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)
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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