Paula Sherriff

Shadow Minister (Mental Health and Social Care)

Labour MP for Dewsbury


Paula Sherriff’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House (Prorogation): Baby Loss Awareness Week 8 Oct 2019

    Today’s debate has been incredibly moving and I am humbled to respond on behalf of the Opposition. It of course coincides with Baby Loss Awareness Week, which is an important opportunity for us all to unite with bereaved parents, and their families and friends, to commemorate the lives of babies who died during, before or shortly after birth. I congratulate every Member who has had the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions 8 Oct 2019

    I recently visited New Hall women’s prison, which is on the border of my constituency. We discussed drug smuggling, and how much of it could be prevented if the prison had a body scanner. I know that 10 were installed in male prisons in January this year, but there have been no further announcements about rolling them out in other prisons, or indeed in any women’s prisons, such as New...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Epilepsy 8 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with a primary condition of epilepsy who receive personal independence payments that are in receipt of the mobility component.

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Labour MP for Dewsbury

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

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Topics of interest

Paula Sherriff campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • HM Treasury
  • British Transport Police: Finance
  • Patients: Transport
  • Sanitary Protection: VAT
  • Gratuities
  • Hate Crime

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Mental Health and Social Care) (since 12 Jan 2018)
  • Shadow Minister (Mental Health) (since 12 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities) (17 Oct 2016 to 12 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Wakefield: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
From 17 August 2017, unpaid director of The Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding. (Registered 14 September 2017)

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